Paiso: How Sindhis Do Business

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Penguin Random House India Private Limited, Oct 27, 2017 - Literary Collections - 224 pages
Guided by their sharp business acumen and adaptability, Sindhis have braved Partition, fled from one nation to another, and weathered ups and downs in the economy to set up some of the biggest companies in the world. In Paiso, Maya Bathija, former head of content of the Sindhian, brings to you the extraordinary stories of five Sindhi families and the empires they have built over the years through Gary and David Harilela of the Hong Kong-based Harilela Group, renowned for their hotels; Ramola Motwani, chairwoman and CEO of the real-estate investment and development company Merrimac Ventures; India's first individual angel investor and chairman of Americorp Ventures and IndiaLand Properties, Harish Fabiani; Dilip Kumar V Lakhi, head of Lakhi Group-one of the biggest diamond suppliers in the country; and Jitu Virwani, real estate kingpin and CMD of the Embassy Group. Through the journeys of these incredibly successful companies, built painstakingly by many generations, this book takes a close look at the Sindhi way of doing business.

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About the author (2017)

Maya Bathija has been a journalist for more than a decade, contributing to magazines such as Mercedes-Benz India and Global Gujarati. Personality profiles have always been her forte and she ably headed her family magazine, the Sindhian, for thirteen years, compiling content and writing a popular column called 'MayaSpeak'. She has travelled the world to interview professionals in top positions and subject experts. She currently travels extensively as a travel consultant with FWD Life and continues to write autobiographies and memoirs. This is her first business book.

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