Dr. Murtaza Khorakiwala

MD, Wockhardt

Dr. Murtaza Khorakiwala represents a unique blend of scientific knowledge and business acumen, a graduate in Medicine from GS Medical College, Mumbai, India and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Illinois, USA. Dr. Murtaza Khorakiwala’ s professional career over the last 15 years has been an enriching journey encompassing – being a medical practitioner, founder of IT Start- up company, business leadership in Wockhardt UK unit, Executive Director at Wockhardt Ltd and now Managing Director of Wockhardt Ltd since the last 9 years. Dr. Murtaza firmly believes that the key driver for success in Pharmaceuticals and healthcare business is research and development which helps to invent innovative solutions to fulfil unmet medical needs of the society. Under his leadership, the Wockhardt’s New Drug Discovery programme has achieved significant successes and received Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP) status for 5 new breakthrough molecules from US FDA, which are in various stages of development.

Wockhardt has won an astounding number of Accolades over the past 2 years. In total Wockhardt won more than 100 awards across various divisions. This investment in branding will ensure that we continue to attract talent and brand ourselves in the best of competitive environments to re-affirm the best practices internally that we are proud of...

Under Dr. Murtaza’s leadership, Wockhardt received –

  • European Quality Award from European Business Assembly, London
  • “NIRYAT SHREE” award for ‘Outstanding Export Performance’ by Hon’ble President of India, Shri. Pranab Mukherjee

Dr. Murtaza has been bestowed with the “Global Impact Award” by University of Illinois, USA.

An honour showered upon him include –

‘CEO of the Year’ award by the Times Ascent World HRD Congress

Under his stewardship and drive, Wockhardt has won 3 awards in “Great Place To Work” contest, for 2015.

  • India’s Best Companies To Work For 2015 : Rank # 1 in industry
  • India’s One of the Best Companies for Unique Initiatives : Rank # 3
  • India’s Best Companies To Work For 2015 : Top