Harsh Mariwala

Founder and chairperson of Marico Limited, Marico Limited

Leadership, Entrepreneurship
Innovation, Innovation

Harsh Mariwala


Harsh Mariwala is the Chairman of the Board, and Managing Director of Marico Limited. He is an innovative and award-winning leader, renowned for maintaining Marico’s business at a sustainable and profitable growth pace.

In three decades Mariwala transformed a traditional commodity driven business, into a leading consumer products and services company in the beauty and wellness sector. His entrepreneurial drive and passion for innovation, prompted him to establish the Marico Innovation Foundation (MIF) in 2003. MIF plays the role of a catalyst for innovation in India, through its awards scheme, as well as cutting edge research, knowledge creation and dissemination. He also launched ASCENT – Accelerating the Scaling up of Enterprises, to identify growth-stage entrepreneurs with potential, and support them on their journey to success.

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