Dr Ravi Pillai
Chairman RP Group of Companies Diversified $2.15bn
THE CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING director of Dubai-headquartered RP Group made his fortunes through the construction sector in the Middle East. The group has executed more than $25bn worth of projects. RP Group has presence in seven countries in the Middle East and India, and ranks among the largest employers in the Middle East, with over 100,000 people. The group operates more than 20 companies under its umbrella, in various sectors from construction and hospitality to education and information technology.
Earlier this year, Pillai became the first resident of Tower B at Trump Towers – India’s first Trump-branded residences in Pune, India.