Gautam Thapar

About Gautam Thapar

Birth Day: December 07, 1960
Birth Place: India
Birth Sign: Capricorn
Residence: Delhi
Alma mater: Pratt Institute
Occupation: Founder and chairman of Avantha Group
Salary: (2012)
Spouse(s): Stephanie
Children: 4
Parent(s): Brij Mohan Thapar (father)
Relatives: K. Thapar (grandfather) L. M. Thapar (Uncle)

Gautam Thapar Net Worth

Gautam Thapar was bornon December 07, 1960 in India. Chemical engineer Gautam Thapar's net worth is down nearly half a billion as his Avantha Group's main businesses struggled. Shares of his flagship Crompton Greaves, maker of power equipment fell 16%, weighed down by rising costs, Chinese competition and weak European markets. Paper firm Ballarpur Industries saw margins fall due to supply glut. Group is reportedly mulling an insurance venture with Ergo, arm of Munich Re.
Gautam Thapar is a member of Construction & Engineering

💰 Net worth: $1.4 Billion

2010 $1.6 Billion
2011 $2 Billion
2012 $1.4 Billion
2018 $1.4 Billion

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Biography/Timeline

2004

The family's assets were divided into four in 1999, with Gautaum's older brother Karan parting ways in 2005. Gautam became the Chairman of Crompton Greaves on 22 July 2004. When Lalit Mohan Thapar retired, he chose Gautam over Vikram. In 2005, he handed over the reins of the Business empire to Gautam, along with his voting rights, shares and most of his personal effects in his will.

2006

Gautam Thapar became the Chairman of the Group on 1 July 2006. He is now on the Board of several companies in India and abroad.

2010

Gautam Thapar is President of Thapar University and former Chairman of the Ananta Aspen Centre. He is also on the Board of Governors of his alma mater, the Doon School. In 2010, he took over as the chairman of the board of governors of the Mumbai-based Business school NITIE, for a 4-year period.

2013

Gautam Thapar promotes golf and is President of the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI). The EUR 1.8m Avantha Masters, tri-sanctioned by the European Tour, the Asian Tour and the Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI), is today India's richest golf event and synonymous with professional international golf in India. In July 2013, King's College, London conferred an Honorary Fellowship inrecognition of Gautam's 'exceptional achievements in the fields of industry and philanthropy'.