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Title: Anu Aga Biography in "She Walks, She Leads" by Gunjan Jain

She Walks, She LeadsWomen Who Inspire India
  • By Gunjan Jain
Presents the story on..
A life of a powerful woman
Facing tragic with courage
  • They say behind every success of a man there is a
    woman, but here the success story is of a woman.
  • A woman with grace and dignity has the courage to
    face every family and personal tragedies of her
    life and finally led the Thermax Ltd. Anu Aga is
    the chairperson of the company from 1996 to 2004.
  • She is that woman who teaches nothing can stop
    success if you have the guts to do it. The Anu
    Aga Biography teaches that no excuse is going to
    work if you have the willpower to face your
    problems, remove them from your path and finally
    reach your destination.
  • She was figured as the eighth richest Indian
    woman and her name was there in the top 40 list
    of the richest women in the world in 2007.

The Early Life
  • Born in a Parsi family in Mumbai, Anu Aga joined
    the St. Xaviers College, Mumbai to pursue her
    B.A degree in Economics.
  • Later she did a post-graduation from the famous
    Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and
    then went to the United States for 4 months with
    a scholarship.
  • She started in Thermax in 1985 and later shifted
    to the human resource division of the company.

The tragedy
  • Soon after her entry in the Thermax Pvt Ltd, she
    got married to Mr Rohinton Aga who was a graduate
    of Harvard Business School.
  • Later they had 2 kids, daughter Meher and son
    Kurush. Soon her tragic life started. In 1996 due
    to a massive stroke, her husband passed away.
  • Till then her husband was the chairperson of the
    company. But now due to the loss of her husband,
    the company suffered a great loss as there were
    no roots.
  • While she was searching for some roots in the
    company, her 25-year-old son died in a road
  • What can be more tragic than losing your husband
    and son at the same time?
  • The Anu Aga family went through a lot of ups and

The comeback
  • In the late 90s, Thermax was losing its power
    from the market. But here comes the bravery of
    the great lady.
  • Rather than getting shattered, she stood up
    again. Soon she became the chairperson of
    Thermax. And within few years with the help of
    Boston Consulting Group, she transformed the
    company into a global leading company to take
    energy environment projects.
  • In 2004 she handed over the position to her
  • The Anu Aga Biography had taught lessons on how
    to face the greatest tragedies of life and stand
    straight! This woman is a true inspiration!

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