Indian Industrialist Swati Piramal Conferred Top French Honour for Business, Industry Contributions

Prominent Indian scientist and industrialist Dr Swati Piramal has been conferred France’s top civilian honour for her contributions in the fields of business and industry, science, medicine, and towards strengthening Indo-French ties.

She is the vice-chairperson of the Mumbai-headquartered Piramal Group, a business conglomerate with interests in pharmaceuticals, financial services, real estate and glass packaging.

The Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur or Knight of the Legion of Honour was conferred on her in an investiture ceremony by Catherine Colonna, France’s Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, during a visit to India this week. The award was conferred on behalf of French President Emmanuel Macron.