“Biocon MD to Get Othmer Gold Medal” in the New Indian Express

January 23, 2014 - Philadelphia, PA

Excerpted from an article in the New Indian Express: 

Biocon managing director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw will be conferred the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal, the highest award given by the US-based Chemical Heritage Foundation.

Mazumdar-Shaw will be the 20th recipient of the award and only the third woman to receive it. Carsten Reinhardt, president and CEO, Chemical Heritage Foundation, said, “Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw was the first woman to become a brew master in India. She used her knowledge of fermentation to become one of the greatest entrepreneurs in the history of her nation.” Read more.

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