Harsh C. Mariwala
Founder and Chairman of FMCG company Marico, Harsh C. Mariwala is credited with transforming a traditional commodity driven business into a leading consumer products company over the last three decades. Marico markets leading brands such as Parachute Advansed, Saffola, Mediker, Revive, Setwet and Livon. Mr. Mariwala was named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2020 for India program.
His passion for innovation, enthused him to establish the Marico Innovation Foundation in 2003 which works towards nurturing innovations in India. As an expression of his Personal Social Responsibility, in 2012, he launched ASCENT Foundation - Accelerating the SCaling up of ENTerprises - a peer-learning entrepreneurial platform.
He is also Chairman & Managing Director of Kaya, a beauty and wellness brand. He also founded the Mariwala Health Initiative (MHI) in 2015, with the philanthropic aim of giving back to society.