Business B.K. Birla: Visionary industrialist, great patron of arts and education Updated : July 04, 2019 06:55 AM IST By the age of 15, he had joined the family business in a big way and eventually went on to become the chairman of Kesoram Industries. He showed an uncanny business sense even in his early teens to become a taxpayer by successfully trading in shares. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.