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Lupin appoints Yugesh Goutam as President – Global HR

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Goutam has a track record of developing and sustaining scalable leading edge HR systems/practices for large scale businesses across the globe

Pharma major Lupin announced the appointment of Yugesh Goutam as President – Global Human Resources (HR). Goutam will lead the HR function for Lupin globally and will be based at the company’s corporate headquarters in Mumbai, India. Goutam takes over from Divakar Kaza who has opted to retire after a transition period to pursue other interests.

Goutam comes to Lupin from the JSW Group where he was Group President – Human Resources with responsibility for the HR function across all their businesses. Reportedly, he has over 29 years of diverse experience across sectors and geographies. Prior to JSW he worked with RPG Life Sciences, Beckton Dickenson, Pfizer and Reliance Industries. Goutam has a track record of developing and sustaining scalable leading edge HR systems/practices for large scale businesses across the globe. He has completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from CBM, Chandigarh. He has also done a Human Resources executive programme from the University of Michigan, US in 1998.

Commenting on the appointment, Nilesh Gupta, Managing Director, Lupin said, “We are very happy to have Yugesh join Lupin at a time where we are not only building on our leadership in key markets but also expanding our geographical presence, as we continue on our transformational journey to emerge as a specialty pharma and complex generics major globally. We are already recognised as one of the best companies to work for in Asia and are confident that Yugesh will continue to build on our HR processes and systems, adding depth to deliver a world-class people driven organisation.”

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