Pharmaceutical major Lupin limited announced the appointment of Yugesh Goutam as President – Global Human Resources (HR). He takes over from Divakar Kaza, who has opted to retire after a transition period. Mr. Goutam will be responsible for the HR function globally and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Mumbai. He joins Lupin from JSW Group, were he was the Group President – Human Resources. With over 29 years of experience across diverse sectors, he has worked with companies such as RPG Life Sciences, Beckton Dickenson, Pfizer and Reliance Industries.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Nilesh Gupta, Managing Director, Lupin Limited 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 pharmaceutical and complex generics major globally. We are already recognized 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 organization.”
According to his LinkedIn account, Mr.Goutam completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from University Business School, Panjab University. He also completed an executive HR Program from Michigan University and a global top management program from the Kellogg Business School, North Western University.