Mumbai: Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) announced the appointment of Ramesh Swaminathan as Chief Financial Officer and Head Corporate Affairs. Ramesh will also join the board as Executive Director.
Ramesh will lead Lupin’s Finance, Investor Relations, Strategic Planning, Information Technology, Corporate Communications and Administration functions.
Commenting on the appointment, Vinita Gupta, Chief Executive Officer and Nilesh Gupta, Managing Director, Lupin said, “We are delighted to welcome Ramesh back to Lupin as Executive Director, Global CFO and Head Corporate Affairs. Ramesh played a very important role in Lupin for over a decade as part of our leadership team, to help grow our company multifold. We are very pleased to welcome him back at this crucial time as we accelerate our plans to take Lupin to the next level. In addition to his strong understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and our company, he brings us rich experience in digital strategy and innovation”.
Ramesh brings to Lupin rich experience of over 30 years. In addition to having worked with Lupin for more than a decade, he has also worked with reputed organizations in diverse industry sectors such as VST Industries Ltd, SPIC Group, Standard Chartered Bank, Henkel and L&T.
Ramesh is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and Company Secretary and recipient of the prestigious Chevening Scholarship (UK). He also has an MBA from INSEAD.
About Lupin Limited
Lupin is an innovation-led transnational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mumbai, India. The Company develops and commercializes a wide range of branded and generic formulations, biotechnology products and APIs in over 100 markets in the U.S., India, South Africa and across Asia Pacific (APAC), Latin America (LATAM), Europe and Middle-East regions.
The Company enjoys leadership position in the cardiovascular, anti-diabetic, and respiratory segments and has significant presence in the anti-infective, gastro-intestinal (GI), central nervous system (CNS) and women’s health areas. Lupin is the third largest pharmaceutical company in the U.S. by prescriptions and in India by global revenues. The Company invests 9.6 % of its revenues on research and development.
Lupin has fifteen manufacturing sites, seven research centers, more than 20,000 professionals working globally, and has been consistently recognized as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in the Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals sector.
Please visit www.lupin.com for more information.
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