About Us

Shyam S Bhartia

Founder and Chairman

Shyam, together with his brother Hari, is Founder and Chairman of Jubilant Bhartia Group (www.jubilantbhartia.com) headquartered in New Delhi, India.

The Jubilant Bhartia Group, has a strong presence in diverse sectors like Pharmaceuticals, Contract Research and Development Services, Proprietary Novel Drugs, Life Science Ingredients, Agri Products, Performance Polymers, Food Service (QSR), Food, Auto, Consulting in Aerospace and Oilfield Services.

The Group has four flagships companies listed on Indian Stock Exchanges - Jubilant Pharmova Limited, Jubilant Ingrevia Limited, Jubilant FoodWorks Limited and Jubilant Industries Limited. Currently the group has a global workforce of around 42,000 employees.

Shyam is the Chairman of Jubilant Pharmova, Jubilant Ingrevia Limited and Jubilant FoodWorks Limited. He is also Chairman and Managing Director of Jubilant Pharma Limited, Singapore (a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Jubilant Pharmova Limited).

The Group, through its investments by Jubilant Pharmova Limited, has presence in the United States and Canada, with around 2400 employees. Jubilant FoodWorks, another group company, is the master franchisee of Domino's Pizza, the largest food service chain & Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in India.

He holds a bachelors’ degree in commerce from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta University, and is a qualified cost and works accountant and a fellow member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI).

Shyam has been associated with various institutions and has served as Member of Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai and Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. He has also served as a Member of the Executive Committee of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) & Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and was also a member of Task Force on Chemicals appointed by the Government of India. Shyam is a regular participant at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. He is also a member of Governors for Chemistry and Advanced Materials of the World Economic Forum.

Shyam is a strong proponent of Corporate Social Responsibility. He, along with Hari, established Jubilant Bhartia Foundation, whose efforts are directed towards community development with focus on Primary Education, Basic Healthcare services and Livelihood generation programs. He is also deeply involved in ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award - India’, a joint initiative of Jubilant Bhartia Foundation and Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, with an objective of recognizing promising and successful social entrepreneurs in India.

His immense contributions have been recognized by various awards. CHEMEXCIL conferred Lifetime Achievement Award to him. He, along with his brother, was felicitated with the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the prestigious AIMA Managing India Awards, presented by the President of India. The duo also shared the much-coveted Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Life Sciences & Consumer Products category.

He serves on the Board of Chambal Fertilizers and Chemicals Limited, India. He was also a Director on the Board of Air India.

Shyam is married to Shobhana, Chairperson & Editorial Director of HT Media Ltd and a Former Member of Parliament. They have two sons- Priyavrat and Shamit.