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Harsh Mariwala

Marico Industries
Chairman & Managing Director
Harsh Mariwala leads Marico Limited (Marico) as its Chairman and Managing Director. Over past 3 decades, Harsh Mariwala has transformed a traditional commodity driven business into a leading Consumer Products & Services Company, in the Beauty and Wellness space. Marico markets leading brands such as Parachute, Saffola, Setwet, Mediker, Revive, among others. From a turnover of Rs.50 Lakhs in 1971, Marico's Products and Services in Hair Care, Skin Care and Healthy Foods generated a turnover of about Rs. 4550 crores during 2012-13. Under his leadership, Marico has achieved several awards and external recognition over 100 in number of the last few years. Harsh Mariwala’s entrepreneurial drive and passion for Innovation, enthused him to establish the Marico Innovation Foundation in 2003. Under the stewardship of an eminent Board, the Foundation acts as a catalyst to fuel innovation in India. As an expression of his Personal Social Responsibility, Mr. Mariwala launched ASCENT – Accelerating the SCaling up of ENTerprises to identify growth-stage entrepreneurs with potential and enable them in their scaling-up journey. Mr. Mariwala was the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in 2011. He has held several positions as FMCG Committee Chairman of FICCI and CII. Mr. Mariwala has been a part of Young President Organization (YPO) and now a part of World Presidents Organization (WPO). Hehas held the position of YPO Education, Membership and Chapter Chair for Bombay Chapter and was a member of the international forum board of YPO International.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, February 12

11:15am IST