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Corporate Governance

Board of Directors
Ms. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Executive Chairperson, Biocon
First generation entrepreneur with nearly 41 years' experience in biotechnology

Well recognized global business leader

Independent Member of the Board of Infosys

Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore

Recipient of 'Othmer Gold Medal 2014' by the U.S. based Chemical Heritage Foundation

'2014 Global Economy Prize for Business' by Germany's Kiel Institute

Featured in '100 most Powerful Women' and Asia-Pacific's 48 'Heroes of Philanthropy' by Forbes magazine

Recognized as the '100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014' by US-based Foreign Policy magazine

Fortune magazine's 'Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Asia-Pacific 2014'

Recipient of two most prestigious national awards, the Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan


Mr. John Shaw
Vice Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Foreign promoter and a whole-time director

Master's degree in Arts (Economic hons.) in History and Political Economy from Glasgow University, United Kingdom

Served as the Finance and Managing Director of Coats Viyella Group

Served in senior corporate positions at various locations around the world

Former Chairman, Madura Coats Ltd.

Mr. Siddharth Mittal
Managing Director & CEO, Biocon Limited
Mr. Siddharth Mittal is the Managing Director & CEO of Biocon Limited. He had joined Biocon in May 2013 and served as President - Finance & Chief Financial Officer between August 2014 & November 2019.

He has over 20 years of global and diversified experience in the field of strategic finance and accounting, mergers and acquisitions, taxation and general management.

Mr. Mittal started his career with the audit division of S.R. Batliboi & Co. (Indian arm of Ernst & Young) based out of Bengaluru. He then worked with the US subsidiary of Xchanging Plc, a London-based, FTSE-listed company specialising in business processing, technology and procurement services. There, he held senior leadership positions in finance, including Finance Director of BPO and IT US divisions.

Prior to joining Biocon, he was Vice President, Finance and Corporate Controller with Symphony Teleca, a leading US-based multinational IT company.

Mr. Mittal has a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Com) degree from the Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, Pune. He is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi and a Certified Public Accountant from Colorado, USA.


Mr. Daniel M. Bradbury
Independent and Non-Executive Director

On the board of trustees of the Keck Graduate Institute, California, USA

Member, San Diego’s Rady School of Management’s Advisory Council

Member, Miami's Innovation Corporate Advisory Council

Life Sciences Executive with over 30 years of experience in creating and implementing strategies transforming businesses

Honored with the Corporate Directors Forum Director of the Year Award for Enhancing Economic Value (2012)

Holds a postgraduate diploma in Management Studies

Diploma of the Chartered Institute of Marketing from Harrow and Ealing Colleges of Higher Education, UK

Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (Hons.) from Nottingham University, UK

Ms. Mary Harney
Independent and Non-Executive Director

Tanaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) of the Irish Republic from 1997 – 2006

Longest serving woman ever in the Irish Parliament, for over 30 years

Member of the Board of CRANN, Trinity College Dublin’s largest research institute

Chair of AMBER, the Advanced Materials and Bio-Engineering Research Centre at Trinity, a joint research enterprise with University College Cork, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and industry

Honorary member of the International Women’s Forum

Economics graduate of Trinity College Dublin

Prof. Ravi Mazumdar
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director

University Research Chair Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada

J.D. Gandhi Distinguished Visiting Professor at IIT, Mumbai

Member of several advisory committees and working groups, including the US Congress Sub-Committee on Science and Technology

Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society

Over 150 referred publications

Ph. D. from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

M.Sc., DIC from Imperial College, London

B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Mumbai

Dr. Vijay Kuchroo
Independent and Non-Executive Director

Samuel L. Wasserstrom Professor of Neurology & Director of Evergrande Center for Immunologic Diseases at Harvard Medical School, USA

Co-Director, Center for Infection and Immunity, Brigham Research Institutes, Boston

Named 'Distinguished Eberly Lecturer' in 2014
Obtained Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty Lecture /  Prize in 2014

Holds 25 patents

Has founded 5 different biotech companies including CoStim Pharmaceuticals and Tempero Pharmaceuticals

Published over 325 original research papers in the field of immunology, co-stimulation and the role of Th17 cells

The Fred Z. Eager Research prize and medal for his Ph.D. research work at the University of Queensland

Specialization in pathology at the University of Queensland, Brisbane (Australia) where he obtained a Ph.D.

Mr. M. Damodaran
Independent and Non-Executive Director

Founder & Chairman, Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli

Chairman, Glocal Healthcare Systems Private Limited

Chairing Government of India Task Force to set up the Resolution Corporation of India

Former Chairman, Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Unit Trust of India (UTI) and Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)

Former Chief Secretary, Government of Tripura

Set up Excellence Enablers Private Limited (EEPL), a Corporate Governance and Board Advisory consultancy firm

On the Boards of some leading companies as well as on the Advisory Boards of some foreign entities.

Mr. Bobby Kanubhai Parikh
Independent and Non-Executive Director

Founder of Bobby Parikh Associates, a boutique firm focused on providing strategic tax and regulatory advisory services.

His particular area of focus is providing tax and regulatory advice in relation to transactions and other forms of business reorganizations, whether inbound, outbound or wholly domestic.

Works extensively with private equity funds, other institutional investors and owners and managers of businesses to develop bespoke solutions that optimally address the commercial objectives underpinning a particular transaction or a business reorganization.

Works closely with regulators and policy formulators, in providing inputs to aid in the development of new regulations and policies, and in assessing the implications and efficacy of these and providing feedback for action.

Co-founder of BMR Advisors, a highly regarded tax and transactions firm which he helped establish and run for over 12 years.

Formerly Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young in India and Country Managing Partner of Arthur Andersen.

Member of a number of trade and business associations, as well as a member of the advisory or executive boards of non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations and private as well as listed Indian companies.

Graduate in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 1987.



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