Dilip Shanghvi, 63, is the Managing Director of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. which was floated by him in 1983 and today is the world's 6th largest specialty generic pharmaceutical companies and India's top pharmaceutical company. Mr. Shanghvi is also Chairman and Managing Director of Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Ltd. which is engaged in R&D of drugs and delivery systems. He is a former President of Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance. Mr. Shanghvi has been conferred with many awards and recognitions including, Padma Shri (Fourth highest civilian award by Govt. of India) in 2016 and Forbes Entrepreneur for the year - 2014.