Over past three decades, Mr. Mariwala has transformed Marico from a traditional commodity driven business into a leading consumer products & services company, in the Beauty and Wellness space.
Mr. Mariwala's entrepreneurial drive and passion for Innovation, enthused him to establish the Marico Innovation Foundation in 2003. Under the stewardship of an eminent Board, the Foundation acts as a catalyst to fuel innovation in India. As an expression of his Personal Social Responsibility, Mr. Mariwala recently launched ASCENT – Accelerating the SCaling up of ENTerprises to identify growth-stage entrepreneurs with potential and enable them in their scaling-up journey. In the first year of operations in Mumbai & Pune, ASCENT has garnered a membership of 250+ entrepreneurs and plans to expand to Delhi in the current year reaching a membership of 500 entrepreneurs.
Mr. Mariwala was the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in 2011. He has held several positions as FMCG Committee Chairman of FICCI and CII. Mr. Mariwala has been a part of Young President Organization (YPO) and now a part of World Presidents Organization (WPO).