Cyrus S. Poonawalla

Cyrus S. Poonawalla
Dr.
Cyrus S. Poonawalla
Born Cyrus S. Poonawalla
Residence Pune, India
Citizenship  India
Education Bachelor of Commerce
Alma mater Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce, 1966
Occupation Entrepreneur
Years active 1966-date
Organization Serum Institute of India
Known for Founder of Serum Institute of India, Horse Racing, Cars
Net worth $2.3 Billion (Forbes Mar 2011)
Religion Zoroastrianism
Spouse Late Mrs. Villoo Poonawalla
Children One: Adar Poonawalla
Website
cyruspoonawalla.com

Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla is the Chairman of Poonawalla Group which includes Serum Institute of India, which is an Indian biotech company that manufactures pediatric vaccines[1].

As per Forbes Mar 2011 rankings, Cyrus Poonawalla's networth is $2.3 Billion and is ranked #23rd richest person in India & #512th richest person in the world[2]. He did his schooling from The Bishop's School in Pune, and later graduated from Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce, in 1966.

He was awarded the Padma Shri for his contribution to the field of medicine, by Government of India in 2005. [3]

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