Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw gets 'Othmer Gold Medal 2014'

Anil Urs Bangalore | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on May 17, 2014

Biocon has announced that its Chairperson and Managing Director, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, has received the ‘Othmer Gold Medal 2014’, in Philadelphia, USA.

Established by the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) in 1997, the annual award honours outstanding individuals who have made multifaceted contributions to chemical and scientific heritage through outstanding activity in such areas as innovation, entrepreneurship, research, education, public understanding, legislation or philanthropy.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the third woman to receive the Othmer Gold Medal and the first Indian to make it to this prestigious group.

Carsten Reinhardt, President and CEO, CHF, handed over the foundation's top award to Mazumdar-Shaw during CHF’s Chemical Heritage Day celebration that culminated with the presentation of the Othmer Gold Medal.

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Published on May 17, 2014
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