(Chairman - Poonawalla Fincorp)
Adar Poonawalla is chairman of Poonawalla Fincorp and also the CEO of Serum Institute of India. An innovator to the core, Adar Poonawalla has been dedicated to developing affordable children’s vaccines and providing the same across the globe.
He spearheaded the Clean City initiative (APCC) in Pune, and since, has been actively involved in bringing dignity to the task of waste collection. In 2013, Forbes India included Mr- Adar Poonawalla in the of ‘Four Scions to Watch Out For’ list. In 2018, he was recognised for his relentless and passionate efforts make our society a better (and cleaner) place, and accorded the Corporate Social Responsibility award by CNBC Asia.
Further, the award-winning GQ magazine included Mr- Poonawalla in its elite list of 50 most influential young Indians;- another feather on the cap for the young innovator and promoter.