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Kiran Mazumdar Shaw receives EY World Entrepreneur of the year

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw receives EY World Entrepreneur of the year

  • The Chairperson, Founder and Managing Director of Biocon, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is named for the EY World Entrepreneur 2020. The EY World Entrepreneur award will be given for her contribution to improving universal access to affordable life-saving medicine and thus transforming the world.
  • before it, Uday Kotak and Narayana Murthy has received this prestigious award. she is only the second woman to earn this award. as first person, Olivia Lum of Hyflux Limited (Singapore ) received the title in 2011.

Who is Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

  • in 1978, Kiran Shaw Bangalore-based Biocon Limited. it’s worth is around Rs.50,000 crore by market-cap and over 11000 people as wroking. The bio-enzyme company is associated with global health care and the provision of universal access to life-saving medicine.
  • in Sept 2019, Biocon decided to supply Rh-insulin at less than $0.10 per day to low and middle-income nations. at present, the price is low than a third of current RH-insulin prices.
  • During the last 15 Years, Biocon has supplied more 2 billion affordable doses of biosimilar insulins to patients across the world.

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