|Original Name||Dr. Cyrus S. Poonawalla|
|Net Worth||$5.2 Billion|
|Source of Income||Manufacturing Vaccine|
Award winning business tycoon, Cyrus Poonawalla is known to have striking net worth of $5.2 billion. With this impressive net worth is admired as 14th wealthiest person in India and even ranks 346 in world. He has received his fame with the establishment of Serum Institute of India that is known as one of the leading pharmaceutical company in India.
— Biography —
He is known to be the origin of India and is known to be a graduated from reputed college of Maharashtra known as “BMCC”. Later, he completed his further Master and Doctorate degrees from Pune University. He was married to Late Villoo Poonawalla and had single child who is named as Adar Poonawalla.
— Successful Career —
Cyrus earned his fortune as the leading player of the Poonawalla Group that is known as the leading biotech company acknowledged as “Serum Institute of India”. The company is associated with the production of pediatric vaccine. It is even admired as the largest serum production company. On the yearly basis, it was concluded that approximately 1 billion doses are produced for diseases like measles, flu and meningitis. This group sale it products within 140 countries at an affordable range in compare to its competitors. It has showed a considerable hike of 50% in the financial year and all this because of maximum sale of vaccine in Africa and India.
— Excellent Work —
Recently, this is the company that made its major contribution in manufacture of injectable polio vaccine that was introduced to India with the extreme hard work of Dutch company, Bilthoven Biologicals.
— Achievements —
Throughout his career, he has been honored with a number of award, amongst which he was received the one of the most reputed ‘Padma Shri’ Awards for the year 2005.