Azim Premji: The bare-bones billionaire – The Globe and Mail

Azim Premji: The bare-bones billionaire - The Globe and MailTrue to form, Azim Premji has an austere meal in front of him.

It’s not for lack of choice. His company, Wipro Ltd., has laid out an array of decadent pastries, hot drinks and a rainbow platter of fruit for our interview at his new Canadian office. Mr. Premji, India’s third-richest man, has selected seven strawberries and a cup of tea.

Mr. Premji is not like other billionaires. He built his father’s vegetable oil company into a global software empire with operations in dozens of countries, yet he still flies economy class.

Via Azim Premji: The bare-bones billionaire – The Globe and Mail

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji
Wipro Chairman Azim Premji

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