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Cyrus S. Poonawalla - Indian Businessman

Cyrus S. Poonawalla
Birth Date1945
Birth PlacePune
EducationGraduated from Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce, University of Pune
Full Name N/A
Nickname"Vaccine King of India"
ProfessionBusinessman and Chairman of Poonawalla Group
OrganizationSerum Institute of India
SpouseVilloo Poonawalla
ChildrenAdar Poonawalla
SiblingsZavaray Poonawalla
AwardsPadma Shri in 2005, Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year 2007, Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year 2014, Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by The University of Massachusetts Medical School on 3 June 2018, Honorary Doctorate of Science by the University of Oxford on 26 June 2019.
Net Worth$11.5 Billion USD
ParentsSoli A. Poonawalla, Gool Poonawalla
Full NameCyrus Soli A. Poonawalla
Known forFounder of Serum Institute of India
Alma materBrihan Maharashtra College of Commerce (BMCC)
Years active1966–present

Cyrus S. Poonawalla was born on 1945 in Pune, he is famous Indian businessman and chairman of Poonawalla Group which include Biotech Company and Serum Institute of India. He is not related to Tehseen Poonawalla and Shehzad Poonawalla. Poonawalla did his schooling from Bishop’s School Pune and graduation from Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce in 1966, University of Pune. According to Forbes his net worth is $8.4 billion on (19 July, 2018). He was also awarded with Padma Shri award by government of India in 2005.

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