Around Asia In Forbes: India; Indonesia; Thailand; Vietnam – Forbes

This story appears in the November 2017 issue of Forbes Asia.

Forbes India October 27

At age 42, Neville Noronha runs India’s highest-valued retailer, DMart. Since an IPO in March, its parent’s market capitalization has neared $10 billion on big-box sales of near $2 billion. A Hindustan Lever alum, Noronha runs the business on behalf of reclusive billionaire founder Radhakishan Damani. (

Forbes Thailand October

Prachak Tangkaravakoon is chairman of TOA Paint, Southeast Asia’s leading maker of protective coatings, with eight plants in six countries. The family company, whose name dates to a decades-old Japanese term for East Asia, is nearing $500 million in sales and is pointing toward an IPO soon. (

Forbes Vietnam October

Ngo Chi Dung returned to Vietnam in 2010, after an entrepreneurial foray in Eastern Europe, to restructure and chair VPBank, torn by owner conflicts. Now a tech-savvy retail lender, it had a $2.3 billion market cap after a recent IPO and aims higher. (

Forbes Indonesia November

Ranking minister Darmin Nasution has overseen $72 billion worth of realized Indonesian infrastructure–ports, air terminals, highways–either completed or under construction.(

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