Two Indian-Americans in Forbes rich list
22 September 2006
Mumbai: Google Inc founder-director Kavitark Ram Shriram and Bose Corporation chairman Amar Gopal Bose have moved up the rankings in the Forbes 400 Richest Americans list.
Both Bose and Shriram, worth $1.5 billion each, have tied at the 242nd position in the list and are ahead of eBay president and CEO Margaret C Whitman, Starbucks chairman Howard S Schultz and Hilton Hotel chairman William Barron Hilton.
The two are also ahead of Rober William Galvin of telecom giant Motorola, Robert Drayton McLane Jr of retail giant Wal-Mart and Roy Edward Disney of Walt Disney.
Bose and Shriram, now US citizens, had entered the Forbes rich