Suresh Kare to receive Udyog Shree Lifetime Achievement Award
The Udyog Shree Publication, a forum for Industries and Commerce, has announced the ‘Udyog Shree Jeevan Gaurav Award’ for Mr Suresh G Kare, the executive chairman of Indoco Remedies Limited. The award ceremony will be held shortly.
The winners of the Udyog Shree Award 2012 were announced after a meeting of the selection committee held in Mumbai recently. There are 11 recipients for the ‘Udyog Shree Award’ and one recipient for the ‘Udyog Shree Jeevan Gaurav Award’ for lifetime achievement. The selection committee is headed by Mr Subhash Dandekar (CEO of Camlin Kokuyo) and comprises other eminent personalities like Mr Kumar Ketkar (senior journalist), Mr Madhu Mangesh Karnik (a well- known Litterateur), Mr Eknath Thakur (chairman – Saraswat Bank and former MP), Mr Kesari Patil (founder chairman – Kesari Tours) and Mr Bhimashankar Kathare (Editor – Udyogshree Magazine).
Mr Suresh G Kare is the executive chairman of Indoco Remedies Limited, which is a fast growing, fully integrated pharmaceutical company with a global presence. He has a vast experience of over 5 decades in the pharma industry. Mr Kare took charge of the company in 1963 when it was a very small enterprise. Today, Indoco has a turnover of around
Rs 650 crore and employs 5500 employees. Under his visionary leadership, Indoco today has achieved the reputation of being a research based Pharma Company. The company has a strong presence in the Indian branded market and provides generics to customers across the globe.
Mr Kare has been the past president of the Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA) and is an active member of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA). Through these organisations he has represented the pharma industry on many government committees. [NT]