CEOWORLD magazine - Profiles - Vinod Saraf
Vinod Saraf

Founder and Chairman, Vinati Organics Limited

  • An MBA from BITS Pilani, Vinod Saraf started his career working for Aditya Birla, billionaire Kumar Birla’s late father.
  • In 1989, he set up his own venture to manufacture isobutyl benzene, the key raw material used for making ibuprofen, a popular painkiller.
  • Net worth: $1.8 billion
  • His listed Vinati Organics is now among the world’s largest producers (by volume) of ibuprofen.
  • His older daughter Vinati Mutreja, a Wharton grad after whom the company is named, now runs the company as CEO and managing director.