Ashwin Dani is associated with the biggest painting company in India and the third largest in Asia, which is known by the name Asian Paints. Shares of the company held by Dani amount to $2.1 billion dollars. The company has made headlines with its shares reaching to 67% in the recent years. The company is aiming to expand in Africa and South East Asia and it is also setting up a brand new factory in Indonesia.
It has also acquired majority stakes in the Kadisco Chemical Industry which is a paints unit in Ethiopia. The company had also bought Sleek, the specialists in modular kitchen in 2013 which brought Asian Paints into the segment of home improvement as well. Currently, Dani serves as the non-executive Vice Chairman of Asian Paints that was founded by his father.