We are saddened to report the passing of John Shaw. The husband of Biocon CEO was Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. Reports confirm that he took his last breath on Monday 24 October 2023. He was 73 years old at the time of his unfortunate death. Company officials said the former Biocon vice president has been transferred to a private hospital in Bengaluru. Condolences and greetings poured out on social media. Here, let’s find out what happened to him and how he died. Scroll below for the full details.
An official expressed their sadness and said they share the news of the president’s death with deep sadness. According to reports, Jun Shaw has been battling cancer for a long time. He was receiving treatment for himself at a hospital in Bengaluru. Although he was given the best medical care and treatment, the doctors could not save him. Unfortunately, he succumbed to the dreaded disease on the eve of Diwali, a popular Hindu festival. After the news was announced, netizens began offering him their condolences and heartfelt salutations. No one seems to believe the truth of his death.
Who was John Shaw?
A Scotsman and India devotee, John Shaw was president of textile producer Madhura Coats prior to joining Biocon in 1999, serving for nearly 22 years as Vice President and Non-Executive Director before retiring in July 2021. Kiran Mazumdar married John Shaw, a native of 1949, in 1998. In addition, he worked as a foreign promoter and an advisory board member for several companies of the Biocon group. As well as the former Managing Director of Viyella Group.
The University of Glasgow, where Shaw received his Master of Arts (MA) degree in History and Political Economy, also awarded him an Honorary Doctorate. He has made a significant contribution to Biocon’s transformation from a small enzyme company into a renowned biopharmaceutical company, and has been instrumental in the financial and strategic growth of the group as well as in ensuring the highest levels of corporate governance within the organization.
TV Mohandas Pai, former Director of Infosys, tweeted mourning his passing: “The passing of Kiran Mazumdar’s wife, John Shaw,. A wonderful person who was a true gentleman, kind and sympathetic, always optimistic and helpful, loved India and helped build it! John, we will miss you!” Shanti M.” Follow the Social Telecast for more updates and the latest news around the world. Stay tuned!