Aroon Purie is a Businessman based in India apart from his career as a businessman he also used to work as a journalist. Born on 1944 in Lahore of India, he follows Hindu religion but is actually a Pakistani. He is one of the most famous businessmen of India today, as he is founder publisher of “India Today”.
Purie, a graduated man, was born to Vidya Vilas Purie. He has a sibling sister Madhu Trehan, an Indian Journalist and founding editor of India Today. He is married to Rekha Purie. The loving couple has 3 children; Koel Purie, Kalli Purie and Ankoor Purie.
Caption: Aroon Purie getting award
Aroon Purie’ s Career and Awards
Aroon Purie, a founder-publisher and editor chief in chief of India Today used to work as a journalist. Not only India Today, he also serves as a managing director of Thomson Press and editor in chief of Reader’s Digest. Before his journey, he was a British Chartered Accountant and was awarded BSc in Economics. He was also a board member of Global Editors Network.
Purie started his career from the early 1970’s at the Thomson Press; working as a Production Controller. After 5 long years, he joined Today Group; most diversified media. It had 32 magazines, 7 radio stations, 4TV channels, and other. Aroon Purie was a publisher in his father’s fortnightly magazine India Today. It had its edition in five different languages.
Aroon Purie was a famous person in his time for his high skills in Journalist career. He gained lots of prestigious awards including B.D. Goenka Award for excellence in journalism. Also journalist of the year, the memorial award for outstanding contribution to journalism, hall of fame and others. He also was chairman of CII National Committee on Media, Chairman of FIPP.
Caption: Aroon Purie with Thomas A Stewart
Aroon Purie’ s net worth
Aroon Purie is a businessman with high posts in different channels, is said to have an estimated net worth of almost $10 million. He has been able to earn this huge amount by his praise-worthy hard work in his career.
Aroon is very passionate about Luxury cars and owns a lot of them from the International Luxury Car Manufacturers. His property is spread all over India and abroad.