Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
At a Glance
  • Age
  • Earnings
    $ 1.83 Billion
  • Source of earnings
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

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#65 India Rich List 2016

#81 India Rich List Rank 2014
#96 India Rich List Rank 2013

Biotech pioneer's wealth climbed along with shares of her listed Biocon, which have more than doubled in the past year. The company, Asia's largest insulin producer, is aiming for a 10% share of the global market. In July it launched a disposable insulin pen in Japan with partner FUJIFILM Pharma, while in August biosimilar drugs to treat certain cancers, codeveloped with U.S.-based Mylan, were accepted by European regulators for review; news of these milestones lifted the stock. Shares of contract research arm Syngene are up 92% since its IPO in August 2015.
Mazumdar-Shaw was recently awarded the Chevalier de l'Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur, France's highest civilian honor, for her outstanding contribution to bioscience

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