Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd., one of India’s leading pharma players continues to strengthen its leadership with appointment of distinguished professionals to its board of directors. The company has recently added four independent directors with a wealth of knowledge and experience in various fields.
The new additions include Dr. Shailesh Ayyangar, Mr. Vijay Gokhale, Mr. Hitesh Jain and Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar. Earlier this year, Mr. Berjis Desai had taken over the chairman of Emcure Board. The company has had a long standing tradition of appointing a Chairman from amongst its independent directors since 1997.
Emcure aims to further augment its strengths as one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies in India with a global reach of over 70 countries across the world. These additions to the leadership team for Emcure Pharmaceuticals, reflect its commitment towards enriching its expertise and strengthening its operations for future growth. The new members’ collective strength across legal, pharma spectrum, policy developments and academics will provide additional thrust to Emcure’s growth trajectory.
Commenting on the appointments, Mr. Satish Mehta, Managing Director & CEO, Emcure Pharmaceuticals said, “We are delighted to have highly accomplished industry stalwarts as part of our board. New members’ combined experience and wider perspective from their respective fields, will play an instrumental role in strengthening our strategic operations to grow in domestic and international markets. It is an exciting time for the organization, and we look forward to achieving newer heights with our new members on board.”