Date Of Birth : 1955-12-18
Occupation : Politician
Vijay Mallya is an industrialist and a second-time member of India's parliament. He is the chairman of the UB Group – one of India's largest conglomerates, with diverse interests in brewing, distilling, aviation, pharmaceuticals, real estate, engineering, fertilizers, biotechnology and information technology. He is the son of industrialist Vittal Mallya. He took over as the chairman of the company at the age of 28 after his father's sudden demise in 1983. Mallya attended La Martiniere for Boys school in Calcutta (La Martiniere Calcutta), where he was appointed House Captain (Hastings house) in his final year. He went up to St. Xavier's College, Kolkata., from which he graduated with a Bachelors of Commerce degree. While in college, Mallya was interning in his family businesses. After he graduated, he interned at the American part of Hoechst in the United States. At the time of his father's death, Mallya was unanimously elected...
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on Aug 19, 2014 , 04:22 pm
BANGALORE/MUMBAI: A wilful defaulter tag may force UB Group boss Vijay Mallya to quit the boards of India's largest alcoholic beverage companies, dealing a big blow to the tycoon whose jet-setting lifestyle once won him many young admirers.Mallya, 58, chairs the board of United Spirits Ltd (USL) and United Breweries Ltd (UBL), the market leading liquor and beer makers, in which Diageo Plc and Heineken are the major shareholders. At USL -- which he sold to Diageo in a $3 billion deal -- a new more »
Recently we have seen that the Sahara owner Subrata Roy and the King Fisher Airlines owner Vijaya Mallya are in hit list of defaulters .Subrata Roy already facing jail and Vijaya Mallya also now in danger as he is termed as wilful defaulter ..what more »