Hari S Bhartia, together with his brother Shyam S Bhartia, is the Founder and Co-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 flagship companies listed on the 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 46,000 employees.
Through its investments by Jubilant Pharmova Limited, the Group has a presence in the United States and Canada, with around 2200 employees. Jubilant FoodWorks, another group company, is the master franchisee of Domino's Pizza, the largest food service chain & Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in India.
Hari is the Co-Chairman of Jubilant Pharmova Limited, Jubilant Ingrevia Limited and Jubilant FoodWorks Limited.
With over four decades of experience and a foray into diverse areas, Hari S Bhartia is a thought leader in his chosen areas of businesses. His vision is reflected in the Group’s commitment towards sustainable development and continued efforts directed towards protecting the environment and serving the community.
A Chemical Engineering Graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, Hari was conferred the Distinguished Alumni award by his alma mater in 2000. He has been associated in various capacities with the IIT system and the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. Hari has rich industrial experience of over four decades in the pharmaceuticals and specialty chemicals, food, oil and gas (exploration and production) and aerospace sectors and has been instrumental in developing strategic alliances and affiliations with leading global companies.
Hari is a former President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) (2010-2011) and a member of several educational, scientific and technological programs of the Government of India. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Raipur & Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur. He is currently the Co-Chairman of India-France CEO forum, Chairman of Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam and Chairman of CII-Jubilant Food & Agriculture Centre of Excellence.
Hari is a member of several CEO Forums & prominent being the India-USA CEO Forum. He is also currently the Co-Chairman of India-France CEO Forum. He is a regular participant at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos and is a member of the World Economic Forum’s International Business Council; Community of Chairpersons; Global Health and Healthcare Governors Community; Family Business Community. He was the Co-Chair of the Davos Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in 2015. Hari is also a Founding Member of the Centre for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP).
Hari is a strong proponent of Corporate Social Responsibility. He and Shyam established Jubilant Bhartia Foundation, whose efforts are directed towards community development, focusing on Primary Education, Basic Healthcare services and Livelihood generation programs. He is also deeply involved in the ‘Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award - India’, a joint initiative of Jubilant Bhartia Foundation and Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, to recognise promising and successful social entrepreneurs in India.
His immense contributions have been recognised by various awards. He, along with his brother, Shyam S Bhartia, has been honoured with the prestigious ‘Global Leadership Award 2023’ by The U.S. India Business Council (USIBC) in recognition of their exemplary contribution towards strengthening the U.S.-India partnership over the past three decades. They were also 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 and Consumer Products category. The Jubilant Bhartia Group companies have been recognised with various prestigious awards for excellence in corporate social responsibility, environment management and corporate governance.