Dr Kiran Mazumdar, CMD, Biocon
This iconic leader is the only India-based business leader featuring on the list.
She appears on the list alongside global leaders from the industry, including CEOs, professors, Nobel Prize-winning researchers and many other celebrated scientists from the pharmaceutical world.
The top 5 on the list are:
1. Anthony Fauci , director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA
2. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, CMD, Biocon
3. Sir Andrew Witty, CEO, GlaxoSmithKline
4. Arthur D Levinson, CEO, Calico
5. Heather Bresch, CEO, Mylan
The prestigious list also includes names like Pascal Soriot, CEO, AstraZeneca; Robert A. Bradway, chairman & CEO, Amgen; Ian C Read, chairman, Pfizer; Prof Tyler Jacks, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research; Prof Charles Cooney, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; Prof Harold Varmus, Weil Cornell Medical College and many more.
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The power list has been compiled from reader nominations with the help of expert judges and is based entirely on merit.