Aloke Lohia

About Aloke Lohia

Birth Day: November 27, 1958
Birth Place: Bangkok, Thailand, India
Birth Sign: Sagittarius
Residence: Bangkok, Thailand
Citizenship: India
Education: Bachelor of Commerce
Alma mater: University of Delhi, 1978
Occupation: Entrepreneur
Years active: 1979 to date
Organization: Indorama Ventures PCL
Known for: Founder & Group CEO of Indorama Ventures PCL
Notable work: Honorary Investment Advisor to the Government of Thailand in 2011
Home town: Kolkata, India
Spouse(s): Suchitra Lohia
Children: Three
Website: www.indoramaventures.com

Aloke Lohia Net Worth

Aloke Lohia was bornon November 27, 1958 in Bangkok, Thailand, India. Indian-born plastics tycoon, Aloke Lohia, is the son of an Indian entrepreneur and younger brother of Sri Prakash Lohia, one of Indonesia's richest and also a billionaire. He runs $7.3 billion (revenue) Indorama Ventures, the world's largest polyester company by capacity. Indorama has been on an acquisition spree of late to expand its global footprint, picking up such assets as BP's petrochemicals plant in Alabama. Bullish on his country of origin, Lohia formed a joint venture in 2016 with India's Dhunseri Petrochem to make polyester resin in eastern India.
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💰 Net worth: $2.9 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2011 $2 Billion
2012 $1.9 Billion
2013 $1.3 Billion
2014 $1.1 Billion
2015 $1.2 Billion
2017 $1.7 Billion
2018 $2.77 Billion

Biography/Timeline

1988

Aloke was educated at Delhi University where he received Bachelor of Commerce degree. He moved to Thailand and has lived in the country for over 20 years, since 1988, during which time he founded Indorama Chemicals (now known as Aurus Specialty Company Limited). This very first Business of Aloke was about turning corncobs into furfural alcohol. The investment was supported by the German Investment Corporation or DEG (Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft). Aloke started Thailand’s first wool Business under the name Indorama Holdings in 1994. Then he started Thailand’s first PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) Business, Indorama Polymers, in 1995. In February 2010, Lohia delisted Indorama Polymers and simultaneously listed its parent company Indorama Ventures on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

2011

In 2011, Aloke was appointed an Honorary Investment Advisor to the Government of Thailand. In 2011-2014, Aloke Lohia was recognized one of the Top 40 Power Players by ICIS (Independent Chemical Information Service), the world's largest petrochemical market information provider.

2013

Aloke and Suchitra have three children. Their daughter Aradhana Lohia Sharma graduated magna cum laude in Business Management from Babson College in the United States. Aradhana was married on April 21, 2013 to Kevin Sharma, in Florence, Italy. Their son Yashovardhan Lohia studied Engineering Business Management at the University of Warwick in the U.K. Their youngest son Anuj Lohia is studying Business Management at Babson College.

2014

Indorama Ventures' revenue was approximately $7.5 billion at the end of 2014.