Nilesh Deshbandhu Gupta

Nilesh Deshbandhu Gupta is a Chemical Engineer from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and an MBA from the Wharton School, Philadelphia. He has been responsible for transforming and expanding Lupin’s research programs globally and strengthening the Company’s technical operations. As a part of the apex management, he has been instrumental in formulating and executing the core strategy that has helped Lupin emerge as a global generics and specialty major.

As Managing Director of Lupin, Nilesh Gupta is responsible for the Company’s R&D, technical operations including global manufacturing and quality, supply chain as well as the commercial function for the India and Asia Pacific regions, which contribute close to 50% of the company’s global revenues of USD 2.5 billion.

Nilesh along with his sister Vinita Gupta, won the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ at the Forbes India Leadership Awards in 2016 as well as the Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015’ in India.