Jai Hiremath, Chairman
Jai Hiremath is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Hikal Ltd.
A Chartered Accountant from England and Wales, Mr. Hiremath
has more than 30 years of experience in the chemical
and pharmaceutical industry.
has completed an advanced management program from Harvard University USA
leadership, the company has been honored with awards and certifications for its management, quality, environment and safety control measures.
was awarded the Chemtech Business Leader of the Year award (Chemicals) in 2005.
was nominated as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2000.
Mr. Hiremath has served as the President of Indian Chemical Council for a period of two years from October 2008 to September 2010 and continues to be on their Executive Committee.
He is the Chairman of the Chemical Committee of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
He is a member of the Western Regional Council as well as the National Committee on Drugs & Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals & Petrochemicals of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).
Mr. Hiremath is a board member of National Safety Council (NSC) of India.
He is also a board member of Novartis (India) Ltd.
Along with his
father, Jai Hiremath
, they have built Hikal
into a world class leading research, contract and custom manufacturer of Pharmaceutical and Agrochemical Ingredients.
likes to travel and play tennis in his
is passionate about wine and western classical music.
resides in South Mumbai with his
wife and two children.