Mr. Mariwala leads Marico Limited as its Chairman. He is also Chairman & Managing Director of Kaya Limited. Over the past three decades, Mr. Mariwala has transformed a traditional commodities driven business into a leading consumer products and services company.
Mr. Mariwala’s personal passion to identify and enable high-potential growth-stage entrepreneurs enthused him to establish ASCENT Foundation in 2012. ASCENT is a peer-to- peer learning platform for entrepreneurs which enables them to share and exchange experiences, ideas, insights for a collective growth in a safe and confidential environment.
In 2003, Mr Mariwala started the Marico Innovation Foundation which acts as a catalyst to fuel innovation in India. Sharrp Ventures is the Family Office of the Harsh Mariwala Family. They partner with unique businesses with a potential for significant growth. He also founded the Mariwala Health Initiative (MHI) in 2015, with the philanthropic aim of giving back to society. Mariwala Health Initiative (MHI) is the leading funding body in the field of mental health in India.
Mr. Mariwala was recently bestowed the EY Entrepreneur of the year award 2020 for India which is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. IIT Bombay.