Rakesh Gangwal

Co-Founder at InterGlobe Aviation Pvt Ltd.

Rakesh Gangwal

Rakesh Gangwal

Co-Founder at InterGlobe Aviation Pvt Ltd.

Overview
Career Highlights

Worldspan Technologies, Inc.
Worldspan LP
US Airways, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

1970

Number of Boards

17

Birthday

1953

Age

68

Number of Awards

3

Estimated Net Worth

$2.1B

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Founder at Cortland Equity Partners

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Former Chief Financial Officer at Mattel, Inc.

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Member, Executive Advisory Committee at Portland State University - Food Industry Leadership Center

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President at University of North Florida

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Managing Director, Portfolio Management at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

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Chief Executive Officer, Oyo Hotels India & South Asia at Oravel Stays Pvt. Ltd.

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Founder at InterGlobe Enterprises Pvt Ltd.

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Director, Teachers' Private Capital at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Newell Brands, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Alberto-Culver Company

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Rakesh Gangwal
Co-Founder at InterGlobe Aviation Pvt Ltd.
Education
Bachelor of Technology Degree in Mechanical Engineering

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (also known as IIT Kanpur or IITK) is a public research university funded by government located in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was declared to be an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the IIT Act. Established in 1959 as one of the first Indian Institutes of Technology, the institute was created with the assistance of a consortium of nine US research universities as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Programme (KIAP).

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Co-Founder
Tenure Unconfirmed

InterGlobe Aviation Pvt Ltd. engages in the provision of airlines services. It provides transport of passengers, cargo, and mail on regularly scheduled flights as well as chartered flights to domestic and international destinations. The firm also provides car rental, airport lounge, visa information, and insurance. The company was founded on January 13, 2004 and is headquartered in Gurgaon, India.

Senior Advisor
Tenure Unconfirmed

OTPPB is an active, global investor that manages investment portfolio for the benefit of present and future plan members and their survivors. The firm seeks to achieve superior returns and manage related risks to ensure the long-term sustainability of the pension plan. With board oversight, the plan's management manages both the policy and asset mix together under their expanded OneTeachers' total-fund strategy. Management determines exposure to each asset class within ranges approved by the board. Their asset mix includes equities, fixed income, inflation sensitive assets and real assets (real estate, infrastructure and real-rate products), and they make sure that they maintain broad diversification among their assets. OTPPB also uses absolute return strategies, which enable them to earn positive returns that are uncorrelated to other asset groups. The firm employs these strategies internally to capitalize on market inefficiencies.

Global Senior Advisor
Tenure Unconfirmed

Teachers Private Capital (TPC) focuses on direct private equity investments, as well as investments in leading private equity funds and venture capital opportunities across the globe. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of diversified industrials, energy & power, financial services, consumer & retail, healthcare, technology, media, and telecommunications. They make direct private equity investments in mid-cap companies. The firm invests both directly and indirectly in private companies in partnership with a select number of private equity firms. It also makes co-investment.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Audit Committee
2005 - 2015

PetSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) As the largest specialty pet retailer of services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets, we employ approximately 50,000 associates and operate 1,269 stores and more than 195 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels® dog and cat boarding facilities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. We provide a broad range of competitively priced pet products and in-store services including pet adoption, boarding, grooming and training. Our stores are stocked with more than 10,000 products and we’re also a leading online provider of pet supplies and pet care information (http://www.petsmart.com/). Through our in-store pet adoption partnership with PetSmart Charities®, our customers have helped save the lives of more than five million pets. Established in 1994, PetSmart Charities, Inc. is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit animal welfare organization and the largest funder of animal welfare efforts in North America. PetSmart Charities has funded more than $165 million in grants and programs benefiting animal welfare organizations. We operate 195 in-store PetSmart PetsHotels dog and cat boarding facilities. These overnight boarding facilities feature associates who are hand-picked for their love of pets and at least one caregiver is always on the premises 24-hours-a-day. All of our PetSmart PetHotels and some of our additional store locations also offer Doggie Day Camp SM. PetSmart® Grooming Salons offer a full menu including nail trimming, ear cleaning and teeth brushing. With our PetSmart® Look Great Guarantee You’re Happy or it’s Free, pet parents are guaranteed great looking results or the grooming services are free. Dogs become more disciplined each year with help from our PetSmart accredited pet training instructors. And with our SmartPet PromiseSM policy, training customers are guaranteed 100 percent satisfaction or they can take the class again for free (see store for details). Expert veterinarian care is available in more than 60 percent of our stores, where Banfield, The Pet Hospital®, operates full-service pet hospitals. These in-store pet hospitals operate independently of PetSmart® and employ more than 1,000 veterinarians who provide a full range of health care and emergency services. PetSmart® holds a 20.5 percent equity interest in Medical Management International, Inc. (MMI), the operator of Banfield, The Pet Hospital®.

Director
Prior - 2004
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2002 - Prior

Worldspan LP provides global distribution services for the travel industry. It provides travel technology services for travel suppliers, agencies and e-commerce sites. The company was founded on February 7, 1990 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Trustee
Prior

Providence St. Mel School (PSM) is a private, coeducational P-12 school in East Garfield Park, Chicago, Illinois. The school currently has 594 students and 50 teachers. The school was created in 1969 with the merger of two schools, Providence High School and St. Mel High School. In 1978 the Archdiocese of Chicago tried to close down the school by withdrawing its support. The administrators of the school and community members were determined to operate the school on its own, without the support of the Archdiocese, so principal Paul J. Adams met with Sister Loretta Schafer, general superior of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The Sisters had founded Providence High School in the 1930s under Mother Mary Raphael Slattery and still owned the Providence-St. Mel property, which Schafer transferred to Adams free of charge.

Political Donations
$2,300
2007

Former Senator from New York

$1,000
2001

Former Senator from Virginia

$1,000
1998

Former United States Senator at Office of the Senator from North Carolina, Lauch Faircloth

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Awards & Honors
Rank #973
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #959
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #41
2016
Hurun – The Richest People in India
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