Azim Premji

Azim Premji
Azim Premji
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At a Glance
  • Age
  • Earnings
    $13800 Million
  • Source of earnings
    Information Technology
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

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#4 India Rich List 2013


Wipro chairman Azim Premji, whose fortune is up $1.6 billion in past year, got boost after spinning off its consumer products business in March. India's richest tech tycoon, he foresees double-digit growth for the outsourcer as the U.S. economy recovers. He blames the government for India's economic slide but supported a proposal to increase taxes on the rich. Asia's most generous person, who's given away shares worth $4.4 billion, Premji recently said the new rule that companies should donate 2% of profits to charity wasn't a good idea: "philanthropy should be spontaneous not forced."

India Rich List 2013

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