had been MP from Ludhiana. Chairman and Managing director of the Bharti Group. philanthropist.PROFILE Sunil Bharti Mittal is an Indian telecom industrialist. with a Bachelor of arts and science for which studied in Arya College for Boys. he died in 1992 as he was a heart patient. He graduated in 1976 from Punjab University. His Father. Chandigarh. a local College in Ludhiana. He was born on 23 October 1957 in Punjab. Founder of Bharti Enterprises. .

Rajan started an Import Enterprise named Bharti Overseas Trading Corporation. bulky rotary phones that were in use in the country then. he along with his brothers Rakesh. Bharti Telecom Limited (BTL) was incorporated and entered into a technical tie up with Siemens AG of Germany for manufacture of electronic push button phones. he purchased importing licences from exporting companies in Punjab. In 1980. with a capital investment of borrowed from his father. His first business was to make crankshafts for local bicycle manufacturers.CAREER A first generation entrepreneur. Mittal started his first business in April 1976 at the age of 18. which he earlier used to import from a Taiwan company. In 1981. He then imported thousands of Suzuki Motor’s portable electric-power generators from Japan In 1984. . Kingtel. replacing the old fashioned. he started assembling push-button phones in India. He sold his bicycle parts and yarn factories and moved to Mumbai.

STEPING STONES TO SUCCESS  In 1990s. it emerged that Sunil Bharti Mittal was exploring the possibility of buying the MTN Group. the US retail giant. In November 2006. a South Africa-based telecommunications company with coverage in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East. to start a number of retail stores across India. In July 2006. Bharti Airtel again confirmed that it was in talks with MTN and the companies agreed to discuss the potential transaction exclusively by 31 July 2009. . Bharti Airtel said in a statement "Bharti Airtel Ltd. he struck a joint venture deal with Wal-Mart. is pleased to announce that it has renewed its effort for a significant partnership with MTN Group". cordless phones and other telecom gear.  In May 2009. In 2008. Mittal was making fax machines. NIS Sparta and created Bharti Comtel. he attracted many key executives from Reliance ADAG.

.PERSONAL LIFE Mittal resides in South Delhi with his wife Nyna and have three children.

HISTORY  The company was founded by Sunil Bharti Mittal along with two siblings in 1976. . rather its brand names like Airtel and Beetel (PSTN Phone Sets) are household names in India.  The company was not so famous in India by its own name.


DTH service named Airtel Digital TV. Fixed Line services.  Bharti Airtel Ltd is the 5th largest mobile operator in the world in terms of subscriber base and has a commercial presence in 19 countries. . Broadband &IPTV.  The Company is India’s largest integrated telecom company in terms of customer base and offers Mobile Services. Long Distance and Enterprise services.BHARTI AIRTEL LTD.

BHARTI INFRATEL LTD. Bharti Infratel is owned by Sunil Bharti Mittal. and still growing. across 18 states.000 towers. In India. . Infratel has over 32.  The company deploys and manages telecom towers and communication structure for various wireless operators. and 11 Telecom circles.

” is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharti Enterprises.. .BHARTI RETAIL LTD. Bharti Retail (Holdings) Private Ltd. “Bharti Retail Ltd. Bharti Retail Resources Private Ltd.. Bharti Retail operates a chain of multiple format stores. And Limited Cedar Support Services Ltd. The company’s neighbourhood format stores operate under the Easyday brand Bharti Enterprises tied-up with Wal-Mart for opening a chain of retail stores all over India. The other retail companies are .

 It is one of the largest manufacturers of landline telephones in the world.  the company is also the primary distributor of IT and Telecom products from international brands such as Motorola. Transcend. and Logitech. “Bharti Teletech” is India’s leading telecom & allied products company.BHARTI TELE TECH LTD. Polycom. Blackberry. Thomson. .

Comviva Technologies Limited is an India based organization providing VAS solutions for mobile operators around the world.COMVIVA TECHNOLOGIES LTD. . Comviva was formerly known as Bharti Telesoft.

. (a subsidiary of Del Monte Pacific Ltd.  The company offers fresh fruits & vegetables and processed foods & beverages in the domestic as well as international markets.). “FieldFresh Foods Pvt.FIELDFRESH FOODS PVT. LTD. Ltd.” is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and DMPL India Ltd.

world leader in financial protection and wealth management. . “Bharti AXA General Insurance” is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and AXA.BHARTI AXA GENERAL INSURANCE CO. The company was incorporated in July 2007.

“Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company Ltd. The company offers a range of life insurance and wealth management products.BHARTI AXA LIFE INSURANCE CO. .” is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and AXA. world leader in financial protection and wealth management.

a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharti Enterprises. It is a learning and development organization that specializes in the customer experience arena. . “Centum Limited” (formerly “Bharti Learning Systems Limited”).CENTUM LEARNING LTD.

.  It aims to create and support programs that bring about sustainable changes through education and the use of technology and information.BHARTI FOUNDATION “Bharti Foundation” was set up in 2000.

.” is the in-house Real Estate Arm for Bharti Group and facilitates by extending support to the Group Companies for Identifying. Developing and Maintaining Real Estate. LTD. “Bharti Realty Private Ltd.BHARTI REALTY PVT.

PHILANTHROPY Mittal has also been working towards educating India through the Bharti Foundation. . The foundation has established over 200 schools on its 2009 list of the world's top 25 philanthropists.

NDTV Business Leader Awards 2008. Best Asian Telecom CEO. from the President of India. GSMA Chairman's Award 2008. Institutional Investor. CEO of the year 2005. Telecom Asia Awards 2005. 2006. Business Leader Of The Year. 2005. India. at the Frost and Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT awards 2006. Fortune Magazine 2006. Economic Times. Padma Bhushan in 2007. Telecom Person of the Year. INSEAD Business Leader Award 2011 . Asia Businessman of the Year. Voice & Data. 2005.AWARDS AND RECOGNITION Transforming India Leader. Best CEO.

philanthropist.SUMMARY Sunil Bharti Mittal is an Indian telecom industrialist. Founder of Bharti Enterprises .