Jai Hiremath, Chairman and Managing Director
Jai Hiremath is the Chairman and Managing Director of Hikal Ltd.
Mr. Hiremath is a Chartered Accountant from England and Wales.
is an entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry.
has completed an advanced management program from Harvard University USA
He is the founder of Hikal.
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 been elected as Board member on The Drug, Chemical and Associated Technology Association (DCAT), for a three-year term effective, November 2011.
Mr. Hiremath is the past President of the Indian Chemical Council (ICC) in 2009 and 2010 and he was the Chairman of the Chemical Committee of the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) from 2009 to 2011.
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 a member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Chemical Council (ICC) and member of the Task Force on Chemicals set up by Government of India since 2010.
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.