Pankaj Patel

About Pankaj Patel

Birth Year: 1951
Birth Place: Ahmedabad, India, India
Residence: Ahmedabad
Citizenship: India
Education: Gujarat University
Known for: President, FICCI Chairman, Zydus
Spouse(s): Priti Patel
Children: 2

Pankaj Patel


Health care

Pankaj Patel is a member of Health care born on 1951 in Ahmedabad, India, India. At age 67 Pankaj Patel net worth is approximately $4.61 Billion. Indian pharma magnate Pankaj Patel runs listed company Cadila Healthcare, which was cofounded by his late father in 1952 to make vitamins. A pharmacy grad, Patel joined the firm in 1976 and took charge in 1995 after a formal separation between the two founding families.

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💰 Net worth: $4.61 Billion

2010 $1.5 Billion
2011 $2.6 Billion
2012 $2.2 Billion
2013 $2.1 Billion
2014 $2.4 Billion
2015 $3.9 Billion
2016 $3.5 Billion
2017 $5.2 Billion
2018 $4.61 Billion

Famous Quotes:

What we do tomorrow is more important than what we did yesterday.

Biography/Timeline

2003

Patel was named the "Best Pharma Man of the year 2003" by the Foundation of Indian Industry and Economists in recognition of the growth of Cadila under his leadership. At that time, Patel predicted that Zydus Cadila would become the third-largest pharmaceutical company in India by 2005. However, the company's fortunes were reversed and Patel fell out of the list of richest Indians by 2005.

2012

In August 2012, Patel, along with Dinesh Patel, the chairman of Sintex Industries, purchased a Challenger-604 jet.

2017

In 2017, he became the President of FICCI He is the chairman of the board of governors of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar; a member of the Board of Governors and also the chairman of the Finance Committee of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; Chairman of IIM Udaipur; member Governing Board of The Ahmedabad University, Chairman of School of Life Sciences, Ahmedabad University; member of the Board of Management of the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies and executive chairman, vice President and trustee of the Gujarat Cancer Society and chairman of the Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute.

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