Dr. Swati Piramal is Vice Chairperson and Whole-time Director of Piramal Enterprises. She is regarded as one of India’s leading scientists and industrialists, who is actively involved in the public health sector and encourages the culture of innovation. Dr. Piramal has been at the helm of transforming the trajectory of healthcare, education and public policy in India, owing to her strong background in medicine, public health and business.
She also serves as a member of the Prestigious Harvard Board of Overseers and Dean’s Advisor to Harvard Business School and Public Health.
Piramal Group is deeply rooted in its core values and believes in creating a positive impact to the ecosystem as a whole through its endeavours. Her constant aim is to resolve issues that are critical roadblocks towards unlocking India’s economic potential by finding innovative solutions. Staying committed to these values, Dr. Piramal is dedicated to the Company’s CSR initiatives and activities. She is part of projects across healthcare, education, livelihood creation and youth empowerment.
Dr. Piramal is also deeply involved in finding and establishing avenues that promote health in rural India with mobile health services, women’s empowerment projects and encouraging community education that unlocks the potential and moulds the young leaders of tomorrow. Her contribution in innovations, new medicines and public health services have touched thousands of lives.
Dr. Piramal served as the First Woman President of India’s Apex Chamber of Commerce in 90 years and her strong influence in important public policies and governance is widely recognised. She had the honour of serving as an Adviser to the Honourable Prime Minister from 2006 to 2014 in science, technology and economic policy.
Dr. Swati Piramal holds a Medical Degree from Mumbai University and a Masters Degree in Public Health from the prestigious Harvard School of Public Health.
She has been awarded the Padma Shri, one of India’s Highest Civilian Honours, by the President of India in 2012.
Chairman, Piramal Group
Independent Director, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd
Chair Professor at the University of Hyderabad
Former Chairman of the Board, Hindustan Unilever Limited
Former Chairman of ICICI Bank Limited
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
President, Global Research Alliance
Former Vice chairman, Tata Consultancy Services
Director and the former President & CEO of Transunion
Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises
Director, Piramal Glass
Chairman, Piramal Glass Ceylon Plc.
Executive Director, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises
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