N8. Kuok Khoon Hong – $2.3 billion
Kuok Khoon Hong is part of the half that made billion due to palm oil investments. The guy is a major player in the palm oil industry.
One of his major initiatives is his policy to conduct business without violating human rights or forests. Good Guy, Kuok.
He’s currently partnering with First Pacific investment firm to purchase the majority of Goodman Fielder, an Australian food giant, in an attempt to further diversify Wilmar.
Kuok Khoon Hong is the owner of more than a quarter of India’s biggest sugar refiner.