Jamshyd Godrej

About Jamshyd Godrej

Birth Place: Mumbai, India, India
Residence: Mumbai
Alma mater: Cathedral & John Connon School Illinois Institute of Technology
Occupation: Chairman of Godrej & Boyce
Spouse(s): Pheroza Godrej
Children: Navroze Godrej Raika Godrej
Parent(s): Naval Godrej Soonuben Godrej

Jamshyd Godrej Net Worth

Jamshyd Godrej was born in Mumbai, India, India. Jamshyd Godrej, the cousin of Godrej clan patriarch, Adi Godrej, runs privately-held consumer durables arm Godrej & Boyce as chairman and managing director along with his son Navroze, whom he is grooming as his successor. The $1.4 billion (revenues) firm is best known for its appliances, furniture and security solutions. A U.S.-trained mechanical engineer, Jamshyd is a keen sailor. His sister Smita Crishna-Godrej is also a billionaire.
Jamshyd Godrej is a member of Diversified

💰 Net worth: $2.9 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2012 $2.4 Billion
2013 $3.6 Billion
2014 $3.5 Billion
2015 $4.8 Billion
2016 $2.2 Billion
2017 $2.5 Billion
2018 $2.93 Billion

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In 2003, he received India's third highest civilian honor, the Padma Bhushan.

Biography/Timeline

1974

Jamshyd joined the Board of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Limited as a Director in 1974, He led the group in the areas of home appliances, consumer durables, office equipment, industrial products, consumer products and services. He is currently the Chairman and Managing Director of Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company Limited. He is also the chairman of the CII Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre.

2003

In 2003, he received India's third highest civilian honor, the Padma Bhushan.

2012

Godrej is on the boards of the World Resources Institute and Aspen Institute; in 2012, Forbes magazine named him one of the richest green billionaires on the basis of the valuable mangrove swamps the Godrej family has owned and preserved in Vikhroli, Mumbai. He is vice President of the World Wide Fund for Nature. In partnership with the World Resources Institute, whose Indian division he chairs, he has supported sustainable forms of public transport in India, including bus rapid transport schemes, through funding relevant institutions and lobbying the Ministry of Urban Development.