Dr. Yusuf K Hamied of Cipla Limited was awarded the CNN-IBN Indian of The Year 2012 in the business category.
He was awarded for taking on multinational pharma companies and making some of the essential drugs more affordable to the masses in the developing countries.
Here's Dr Hamid's message after being awarded by CNN-IBN
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12:22 PM, Dec 17, 2012
New Delhi: Yusuf Hamied, chairman of Indian pharmaceutical giant Cipla, has won the Indian of the Year 2012 award in the business category. Hamied, who is a leading Indian scientist, created a stir in pharmaceuticals industry when he slashed the prices of three important cancer drugs by 75 per cent. Hamied was up against Chanda Kochhar of ICICI, who is the first woman to lead India's second-largest lender and N...
09:46 PM, Dec 12, 2012