Vohra will be the global chief financial and strategy officer and Jha will take over as global chief people officer
Cipla has appointed Umang Vohra as global chief financial and strategy officer and Prabir Jha as global chief people officer effective October 1, 2015.
In addition to the finance role, Vohra will be responsible for strategy, portfolio, business development, mergers and acquisitions and business technology. Until recently, Vohra was the Head of the North America business for Dr Reddy’s. Prior to this, Vohra was the global CFO of Dr Reddy’s for four years. He also worked with PepsiCo and Eicher Motors.
In addition to providing leadership to the human resources function globally for the company, Jha will lead the corporate communications and Administration functions as well. After a decade long tenure as a civil servant, he has pursued a corporate career in human resources.
As the Chief HR Officer at some of the country’s leading corporations like Dr Reddy’s, Tata Motors and most recently, Reliance Industries, Jha has built a good reputation as an organisation transformation strategist and a very progressive HR practitioner.