6 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The businessman is survived by his wife Sara George and their two sons. (Photo credit: Facebook/@TheMuthootGroup)

  • Muthoot took up the family business founded by his grandfather Muthoot Nithan Mathai
  • Originally joining the business as an office assistant, eventually he became the Managing Director
  • Muthoot Finance is currently the largest gold loan NBFC in the country

5 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
MG George Muthoot leaves behind wife Sara George and two sons. (Photo Credit: Facebook/@TheMuthootGroup)

  • MG George Muthoot was born in November 1949 in Kozhencherry in the present day Pathanamthitta district of Kerala
  • He graduated from the Manipal Institute of Technology with a degree in mechanical engineering
  • He became the managing director of the group in 1979 and chairman in February 1993