Wockhardt UK managing director Ravindra Limaye has been chosen for honorary British awards given to foreign nationals.
Limaye gets the Order of the British Empire (OBE) honour for his contribution to health, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The honours were announced on Thursday (13).
Limaye has been the chief executive of the UK arm of the Mumbai-based pharma and biotech company Wockhardt since 2019.
He previously worked for another Indian pharma company Biocon, overseeing its global commercial operations. He led the company’s entry into global biosimilar markets and spearheaded its operations in the US.
He had earlier been associated with GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis.