Harsh Goenka

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Harsh Goenka
Born10th December 1957
Calcutta
🏳️ NationalityIndian
🎓 Alma materUniversity of Calcutta
International Institute for Management Development
💼 Occupation
Chairman of RPG Group
💰 Net worthUS$1.90 billion (February 2019)
👩 Spouse(s)Mala Goenka
👪 RelativesSanjeev Goenka (brother)

Harsh Vardhan Goenka (born, December 1957) is the current chairman of US$3.80 billion worth RPG Group conglomerate. He is the eldest son of Dr. R. P. Goenka and is Chairman of RPG Group since 1988. He is listed as 77th richest Indian and number 1281 among world billionaire by Forbes.[1][2] He graduated in Economics from St Xavier’s College, Kolkata and thereafter pursued his MBA from the International Institute for Management Development. He has one younger brother Sanjiv Goenka with whom he amicably divided the business assets under advice from their father.[3]

He has held positions as President of Indian Merchants' Chamber and Member-Executive Committee at Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry[4]. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), one of the leading technical educational institutes in India.[4]He is also a member of foundation board of International Institute for Management Development, Switzerland, his alma matter[5]

Earlier, he was specially appointed member of Estimates Committee for 1985-86 set up by Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Central Board Excise And Customs.[6]


References[edit]

  1. "Harsh Goenka". Forbes. Retrieved 2 February 2019. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  2. "Embrace digital or perish: Harsh Goenka". The Economic Times. 25 September 2018. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  3. Datta, Aveek (27 December 2011). "Goenkas split rest of RPG group". livemint.com. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Harsh Goenka: Read latest news from Moneycontrol journalist/contributor Harsh Goenka | Page 1". Moneycontrol. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  5. Malhotra, Deepak (2017-11-10). Hungry People Better Results: Unleash The Fire Within To Win Continually In Life. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 978-93-86606-99-0. Retrieved 11 June 2021. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  6. TWENTY-SECOND REPORT ESTIMATES COMMITTEE


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