chairman Dr. Habil.F.Khorakiwala is presently the Chairman at COD. He has been a Member of the Board of Governors, Centre for Organization Development at Hyderabad since 1987.

Dr. Khorakiwala holds a Masters Degree in Pharmaceutical Science from the Purdue University, USA and is an alumni of the Harvard Business School, USA.

Under the dynamic stewardship of Dr. Khorakiwala, Wockhardt has grown to be one of the top pharmaceutical companies in India employing more than 4500 people, spread over 9 plants and 12 offices worldwide. Wockhardt is among India's largest research-oriented and globally competitive pharmaceutical companies. Wockhardt's presence covers more than 90 countries across the globe.

For his contribution to Indian business and industry, Khorakiwala has received many prestigious awards.

  • The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2004 in the `Healthcare and Life Sciences' category.

  • Award for `Excellence as Top CEO' for the year 2002 from the Institute of Marketing & Management (IMM), New Delhi, at

            the 29th World Marketing Congress.

  • Awarded the Life Time Achievement Award by the International Medical Integration Council.

Awarded the Giants International Award 2003 for Business and Industry Dr. Khorakiwala has been a Non-Official Director on the Board of Directors of Union Bank of India;. He was the Past President of FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry-2007),president of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA), the organization of research-based pharmaceutical companies in India, Panel member of the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council, a high-level think-tank established by the Government of India.