02 September 2008

Cyrus Poonawalla - Fobs - The World's Indian Billionaires

#307 Cyrus Poonawalla

Age: 66

Fortune: inherited and growing

Source: biotech

Net Worth: $3.5 bil

Country Of Citizenship: India

Residence: Pune , India.

Industry: Pharmaceuticals

Marital Status: married, 1 child

Education: Pune University, Bachelor of Arts / Science
Pune University, Doctorate
Started making vaccines for India's poor in a corner of his father's stud farm in 1966. His Serum Institute, which his son Adar helps run, is now one of world's biggest makers of children's vaccines. His Poonawalla Stud Farm, jointly owned with brother Zavary, has produced 287 Classic winners. Chairs the Royal Western India Turf Club. Collects custom-built limousines.

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