Indian Institute Of Management Bangalore announce it’s Chairperson as Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw effective from February 11 , 2014. As a First women chairman of the IIM Board , Dr Shaw, takes over the charges from Mr Mukesh D Ambani .
IIM Board welcome the Decision of the Mr Mukesh D Ambani to step down and appoint the new chairperson of the Board as Dr Shaw.
Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw , chairman and Manging Director of the Biocon Ltd.
Dr Shaw was completed her schooling from the city’s Bishop Cotton Girl’s High School (1968). She was Graduated from Bangalore University with honors degree in Zoology in 1973.
She was started Biocon in the Year 1978 for development in Industrial enzyme. Biocon was started with a capital of Rs 10000 In the garage of herfriends rented house in Bangalore.
She is now in the List of Forbes on world’s 100 most powerful women an Top 50 Women in Business by Financial Times.