Home / News / World /  John Shaw, Biocon's ex-VC and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw's husband, passes away

Former Vice Chairperson of Biocon Ltd and husband of Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw -- John Shaw -- on 24 October passed away at the age of 72 years.

His cremation will be held at Wilson Gardens Crematorium on Monday.

According to the company website, John Shaw was the member of the board of directors since 1999 and was also a foreign promoter and on the advisory board of various Biocon group companies.

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Apart from this, John was also the former chairman of Madura Coats and former finance and managing director of Coats Viyella Group.

With an MA (economics honours) in history and political economy from the University of Glasgow, John also held an honorary doctorate from the university.

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