Ness Nusli Wadia is a famous businessman, originating from India. Wadia is the managing director of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation, which owns a controlling interest in most of the Wadia Group’s companies, including an indirect majority ownership in Britannia Industries.
|Full Name||Ness Nusli Wadia|
|Birth Date||30 May 1971|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Life & Career|
Ness Nusli Wadia is a British-Indian businessman who was born on 30th of May 1971. He is the great grandson of Pakistan’s founder, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, and hence a direct descendant of Jinnah. He is a member of the Wadia family, where his parents and numerous family members are all interested in business.
For his master’s thesis on Leading for Success in India, he took time off from work in 1998 to complete his degree at the University of Warwick in Science of Engineering Business Management. He returned to Bombay Dyeing in 2001 as Deputy Managing Director and was later elevated to Joint Managing Director after completing his master’s degree.
Wadia is the Managing Director of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation, which has a controlling position in Britannia Industries and has stakes in most of the Wadia Group’s companies. Wadia Group is known worldwide for its ventures and operations.
While serving as Convener of the Special Group Task Force on Food and Agro Industries Management Policy in 1998, he also served as a member of the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade & Industry from 1999 to 2000.
Wadia started as a Management Trainee at Bombay Dyeing in 1993. He was active in several organizations such as the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL), Mill Owners’ Association (MOA), Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India, and others during his earlier career.
The Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates in India and globally in the tea and coffee plantations, auto electric components, healthcare, and real estate industries. Tea, coffee, lumber, cardamom, and pepper are all produced and traded by the corporation, as well as medicinal and dentistry items.
IPL cricket club Twenty20 cricket franchise of Preity Zinta and billionaire Mohit Burman’s ownership was bought by Wadia in 2008. The team was purchased for $76 million and renamed the Punjab Kings.
|Personal Life & Relationships|
From February 2005 to February 2009, Wadia dated Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, and the duo was the focus of considerable media attention. Zinta filed a police complaint against Wadia in June of 2014, stating that he assaulted her at an IPL match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on May 30.
Nusli Wadia is one of India’s wealthiest persons, with a net worth of $3.9 billion. Wadia’s total pay at The Bombay Burmah Trading as MD and Director is Rs.32,328,000 INR. There are no higher-paid executives at The Bombay Burmah Trading.