Anu Aga

About Anu Aga

Birth Day: August 03, 1942
Birth Place: Pune, India, India
Residence: Pune, India
Alma mater: St. Xavier's College, Mumbai Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Occupation: Ex-Chairperson, Thermax Ltd., social worker

Anu Aga

Anu Aga was born on August 03, 1942 in Pune, India, India. After a three year hiatus, Anu Aga regained her billionaire status on a jump in shares of engineering firm Thermax, in which she owns 62%. Rising profits and new business, notably in Africa, have propelled the stock. The company has orders in hand worth more than $800 million. Aga started working at her husband's company in 1985. She took the helm in 1996 after he died of a heart attack. She stepped down as chairman in 2004, ceding the position to her daughter Meher, a UK-trained chemical engineer who lets hired executives manage the daily business. Aga cofounded Teach for India in 2008, a non-profit that recruits young people to teach for 2 years in schools for low-income kids.
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Popular As Anu Aga
Occupation Construction & Engineering
Age 78 years old
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Born August 03, 1942 (Pune, India, India)
Birthday August 03
Town/City Pune, India, India
Nationality India

🌙 Zodiac

Anu Aga’s zodiac sign is Virgo. According to astrologers, Virgos are always paying attention to the smallest details and their deep sense of humanity makes them one of the most careful signs of the zodiac. Their methodical approach to life ensures that nothing is left to chance, and although they are often tender, their heart might be closed for the outer world. This is a sign often misunderstood, not because they lack the ability to express, but because they won’t accept their feelings as valid, true, or even relevant when opposed to reason. The symbolism behind the name speaks well of their nature, born with a feeling they are experiencing everything for the first time.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Anu Aga was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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Biography/Timeline

1985

Anu started her career in Thermax in 1985 and later headed its human resources division from 1991 to 1996. After the death of husband, Rohinton Aga, she took over as Chairperson of Thermax, retiring in 2004 and succeeded by her daughter and company vice-chairperson, Meher Pudumjee. Anu has since remained on company's board of Directors, and involved with social work.

1996

Anu was married to Rohinton Aga, a graduate from the Harvard Business School and gave birth to daughter Meher and son Kurush. Rohinton died in 1996 of massive stroke, and a little over a year later, her son Kurush died at the age of 25 years. Today, Arnavaz 'Anu' Aga lives in Pune, Maharashtra

2004

Her daughter, Meher Pudumjee is the current Chairperson of Thermax, taking over from her mother in 2004. She is a post graduate in chemical engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London and joined Thermax in September 1990, and is also a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) Family Business Forum and the Young Indians (YI).

2012

After retiring from Thermax, she took to social work, and In 2010 she was awarded the Padma Shri for Social Work by the Government of India. She is currently Chairperson of Teach For India. She was nominated to Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament on 26 April 2012, by President Pratibha Patil.

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