The Indian billionaire Ashwin Dani passed away at the age of 79. He was the second-generation scion of the family that founded Asian Paints. Ashwin Daini was serving as a non-executive director of Asian Paints.
Since 1968, Dani has worked in a number of positions at Asian Paints, including director (research and development), works director, full-time director, vice chairman (VC), and managing director (MD). Ashwin Dani used to be known for using research and development to provide cutting-edge concepts to the business and the paints sector.
Ashwin Dani’s cause of death
Asian Paints themselves announced that Ashwin Dani’s no more and he died cause of a brief illness. The company said,” With deep regret, we inform you that Mr. Ashwin Dani, Non-Executive Director of the Company, left for heavenly abode today, on account of a brief illness.”
About Ashwin Dani
Ashwin Dani was born on October 24, 1942, in Kapadwanj, Gujarat. He earned his BSc (Hons) from the University of Bombay’s Institute of Sciences and his BSc (Tech) (Paints, Pigments, and Varnishes) from the UDCT. After that, he earned a Master’s in Polymer Science from the University of Akron in Ohio, the United States, and a Diploma in Color Science from Troy, New York’s Rensselaer Polytechnic.
In 1968, Dani joined Asain Paints after working for Detroit. Dani was in charge of creating and launching numerous products at Asian Paints for the first time in India. In the Indian industry, he was a pioneer in the development of automated color matching.
Ashwin Dani’s Wife & Children
Ashwin Dani was married to Ina Dani and together the couple had three children named Jalraj, Malav, and Harsit Dani. His third son Malav Dani is on the board of Asian Paints as a non-executive director. After being associated with the company for 18 years Jalraj quit the company to start his own business.
Ashwin’s wife Ina is a Yoga Practitioner. In the year 1998, she started an Iyengar Yoga Centre along with her husband.
Ashwin Dani’s Net Worth 2023
Dani’s contribution to Asian Paints gave the company immense growth as the company became the largest paint maker in the country with a group turnover of Rs 21,700 crore. According to a report by Forbes, Ashwin Dani’s net worth in 2023 is estimated to be approximately $7.1 billion.
Ashwin Dani FAQs
A. At the time of death Ashwin Dani was 79 years old.
A. Ashwin Dani died cause of a brief illness.
A. Ashwin Dani was born on October 24, 1942, in Kapadwanj, Gujarat.
A. Ashwin Dani was married to Ina Dani.
A. Ashwin Dani has 3 children named Jalraj, Malav, and Harsit Dani.
A. According to a report by Forbes, Ashwin Dani’s net worth in 2023 is estimated to be approximately $7.1 billion.