Kiran M Shaw Honored with the Franc’S “Knight of Legion of Honor” (Download PDF)

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Kiran Mazumdar Shaw a Chairperson and Managing Director of Biocon Limited honored with the “Knight of the National Order” a Legion of Honour of France for her great contribution to biosciences and research.

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
  • The award will be honored to her by the French President in a special ceremony organized in 2016.

About Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

  • Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is Indian businesswomen.
  • She is currently serving as chairperson of IIM-Bangalore and Chairman and MD of Biocon Limited, a biotechnology company, Bengaluru.
  • Her Achievements:
  • She was honored with Othmer Gold Medal (2014) for her honorable contributions in the progress of science and chemistry.
  • She was also ranked 85th in the list of Forbes magazine in the index of most powerful woman in the world.
  • She also has reserve her sport in the Financial Times՚ top 50 women in business list.

About National Order of the Legion of Honour

  • First emperor of France Napoleon Bonaparte has established the National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Legion d ′ honneur) in 1802.
  • It is the highest civilian award of the French government for outstanding service to France, regardless of the nationality.
  • Motto: Honour and Fatherland.
  • Other Indians recovers:
  • Yashwant Sinha
  • Narayana Murthy
  • Amitabh Bachchan
  • Aishwarya Rai
  • Nandita Das
  • Shah Rukh Khan
  • veteran musician Balamuralikrishna
  • Sivaji Ganesan

- Published/Last Modified on: September 6, 2016

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