Kiran Mazumdar

Kiran Mazumdar Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 25, 2023

Date of Birth

23 / March / 1953


71 Years


Entrepreneur, Writer & Author

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited. She gave the ‘Othmer Gold Medal by the U.S.-based Chemical Heritage Foundation, for her outstanding contribution to the advancement of chemistry and science in 2014. In 2014, she awards the highly sought-after “2014 Global Economy Prize for Business from Germany’s Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

She is an elected part of the Board of Governors at the Indian School of Business and is also the very first female to lead the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. She was also awarded the Padma Shri (1989) and Padma Bhushan (2005), given to her by President India for her groundbreaking work on Industrial Biotechnology.

Mrs. Mazumdar-Shaw is mentioned in TIME Magazine as one of the top 100 influential individuals in the world. She is also included on Forbes’s list of top influential women, as well as ‘The Financial Times’ Top 50 Women in Business list.


She was born to Gujarati parents living in Banglore on the 23rd of March 1953. He was from an upper-middle-class family.

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Kiran originally wanted to follow in the footsteps of her father. She was a student at the Bishop Cotton Girls’ High School.

School Name Bishop Cotton Girl’s High School, Bengaluru
College/ University name University of Karnataka, Karnataka
Educational Qualification Master of Science

Personal Life

She was born to Gujarati parents from Banglore on the 23rd of March 1953. She was from a middle-class family. The father of her mother, Rajendra Mazumdar was the head brewmaster of United Breweries.

Professional Life & Career

Kiran began her career with Carlton in Carlton and United Breweries, Melbourne, where she was an apprentice Brewer. Kiran Mazumdar completed her training at Carlton in Carlton and United Breweries. She also worked for Barrett Brothers and Burston, Australia as a maltster in training.

After returning to India and joining Jupiter Breweries in Calcutta as an expert in technical consulting, after gaining knowledge there, she technical manager at Standard Maltings Corporation situated in Baroda. She decided to pursue a professional career in Bangalore or Delhi told “a man’s profession” and that women could not work as master brewers within India.

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Kiran Mazumdar Children

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Kiran Mazumdar Biography

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (born 23 March 1953) is a famous Indian billionaire businesswoman. Her title is executive chairman and co-founder of Biocon Limited as well as Biocon Biologics Limited which is a biotechnology business with its headquarters in Bangalore, India, and the former chairperson of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Bengaluru Karnataka
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 161 CM
Height In Meter 1.61 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Rasendra Mazumdar
Mother: Yamini Mazumdar
Profession Entrepreneur, Writer & Author
Siblings Brother: Ravi Mazumdar, Dev Mazumdar
Spous John Shaw
Weight 70 Kg
154 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Aries


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