5 most billionaires from Asia
In this article, we will examine the most influential and powerful businessmen in the Asian continent and these are findings of Fortune magazine, which has based them on their profits, revenue and their powerful CEO’s.
These companies are the big players in the Asian continent. The role of the CEO’s is also adamant and imperative.
1: Akio Toyoda
The list is presided by the CEO of Toyota Motors, Akio Toyoda, who takes the first position and is among the top five major businessmen in China. His age is fifty five and the Toyota Motors is a Japanese auto giant. It is Asia’s most biggest and influential corporation for so many years. He survived successfully, a serious career ending scandal, when users were not satisfied with the car’s safety features and he was being pushed to resign. Now, his target market remains China and India, which have the largest economy and make up forty percent of Toyota’s 223 billion dollars sales. By 2012, Akio Toyoda wants ten new hybrid cars on the market for sale.
2: Ratan Tata
The name of the multibillion dollar company is Tata Sons and Ratan Tata is the chairman of the colossal corporation. He is currently seventy three years old.
Ratan Tata now focuses on bringing coffee to the large Indian continent. India, where tea is preferred for hundreds of years, will be now the target of a joint venture with Starbucks coffee to venture India. Starbucks is a Seattle based company. With this venture, the Tata Sons will be sole owners of 67 billion dollars mammoth amount.
Tata Sons deals in steel, telecommunications and cars.
3: Mukesh D. Ambani
He is the proud owner of Reliance Industries. Mukesh Ambani is 53 years old and leading the Reliance Industries to its zenith. He is the most popular businessman in India. He is CEO of Reliance Industries and a talented deal maker. He has assets in petrochemicals, energy, telecom and steel. His business empire comprises of 45 billion dollars and now he is the Board of Directors of the Bank of America. He is the first non-American person to be so.
It is believed that Mukesh Ambani is worth 27 billion dollars.
4: Kun-Hee Lee
He is the proud owner and CEO of the Samsung Corporation. Samsung is a South Korean corporation, dealing in tech gadgets and his age is 69. The CEO Kun-Hee Lee takes all the credit of turning the low end electronic tech corporation Samsung into a monster tech company. It is dealing in cellular phones, smartphones, computer chips and televisions. It is called Apple of South Korea. Its performance in design, performance is everlasting. The profits last year were 14.3 billion dollars. In 2008, he resigned due to a scandal, but returned again to Samsung in 2009.
5: Ren Zhengfei
Huawei is still an unknown electronic tech corporation, hailing from China and all thanks to its CEO, Ren Zhengfei, the corporation saw revenues of 28 billion dollars. The tech corporation from China still has a long way to go for competing with Samsung and Apple though. Britain is a big marketplace for Huawei Corporation.