The Power List 2020 – Biopharmaceuticals
Chair and Managing Director, Biocon
Although initially intending to be brewmaster, Mazumdar-Shaw set up an entrepreneurial biotechnology company in India in the 1970s. Since then, Biocon has grown to become a globally recognized company and Mazumdar-Shaw has received numerous awards and honors. In November 2019, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indian Council of Medical Research for outstanding achievement in healthcare and contribution to the society at large.