People: Biocon Ltd (BION.BO)
Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is Executive Non-Independent Chairman of the Board, Managing Director of Biocon Limited. She is a first generation entrepreneur with more than 38 years’ experience in the field of biotechnology. After graduating in B.Sc. (Zoology Hons.) from Bangalore University in 1973, she completed her post-graduate degree in malting and brewing from Ballarat College, Melbourne University in 1975. She has been awarded with several honorary degrees including Honorary Doctorate of Science from Ballarat University, in recognition of pre-eminent contribution to the field of Biotechnology, 2004, Doctor of Technology from the University of Abertay Dundee, 2007, Doctor of Science from the University of Glasgow, 2008 and Doctor of Science from the Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 2008. She is a founder promoter and has led the Company since its inception in 1978. She is the recipient of several awards, the most noteworthy being the ‘Padmabhushan’ Award (one of the highest civilian awards in India) in 2005 conferred by the President of India, the Nikkei Asia Prize, 2009 for Regional Growth, Express Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit Award 2009 for Dynamic Entrepreneur, the Economic Times ‘Businesswoman of the Year’, the ‘Veuve Clicquot Initiative for Economic Development For Asia, Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Life Sciences & Healthcare, ‘Technology Pioneer’ recognition by World Economic Forum and The Indian Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award. She heads several biotechnology task forces including the Karnataka Vision Group on Biotechnology, an initiative by the Government of Karnataka and the National Taskforce on Biotechnology for the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). She is also a member of the Prime Minister’s Council on Trade and Industry and is a Member of the Governing Body and General Body of the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, an autonomous body of the Government of India.
|Total Annual Compensation, INR||14,690,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, INR||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, INR||--|
|All Other, INR||830,000|
|Fiscal Year Total, INR||15,520,000|