r. Habil Khorakiwala, Hon’ble Chancellor of Jamia Hamdard University is a keen disciple of ‘Change Management’. Dr. Habil Khorakiwala has single-mindedly steered Wockhardt in becoming the first true healthcare group from India. His visionary and astute leadership resulted in Wockhardt emerging as a leading pharmaceutical and biotech conglomerate, driven by research and strategic thinking on a global scale.
Dr. Habil Khorakiwala is the Founder Chairman & Group CEO of Wockhardt Limited, a company he founded in the early 1960s. He holds a Masters in Pharmaceutical Science from Purdue University, and has participated in an Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School, USA. He is also the recipient of an honorary doctorate from Purdue University, USA.
Dr. Habil Khorakiwala strongly advocates that the only way towards fast growth is to be ‘Customer Focussed’. This customer-centric approach has filtered down to every decision and action in Wockhardt.
His signature style is much evident in the management processes at Wockhardt i.e. open culture, participative management practices, innovations, continuous improvement, speedy response, empowerment and enjoying one’s job – are all hallmarks of Wockhardt’s culture.
Dr. Khorakiwala has served as Honorary Consul General of Sweden in Mumbai.