Mumbai, Baltimore, December 08, 2022: Global pharma major Lupin Limited (Lupin) today announced the appointment of Spiro Gavaris as President U.S. Generics business. As part of Lupin’s senior leadership team, Spiro will be responsible for the overall strategy, implementation and growth of Lupin’s U.S. Generics business.
Spiro joins Lupin with significant experience in the branded, generic and biotech industries. He most recently served as President of Specialty Generics business at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and the President of US Injectables at Hikma.
Commenting on the appointment, Vinita Gupta, CEO, Lupin said, “Spiro brings strong pharma and biotech experience and has an established track record of success in building generics business across platforms, and in particular on the injectables front. We are delighted to welcome him to our leadership team.”
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. The company invested 8.7% of its revenue on research and development in FY22.
Lupin has 15 manufacturing sites, 7 research centres, more than 20,000 professionals working globally, and has been consistently recognized as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in the Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals sector.
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