Lupin Appoints Thierry Volle as President - Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA)

Nov 05, 2015, 07:03 ET from Lupin Ltd

MUMBAI, November 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Pharma major Lupin Limited today announced the appointment of Thierry Volle as President of Europe, Middle-East & Africa (EMEA). At Lupin, Thierry will be responsible for the Company's growth and development in Europe, Russia & CIS, and Middle-East and African markets. He will be based at Lupin's European headquarters in Zug, Switzerland.

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Thierry joins Lupin from Vifor Pharma where he was the head of EU & International business operations. Prior to that, he was at Wyeth and worked his way through multiple roles of increasing responsibility in Europe as well as the corporate headquarters in St. Davids, PA. Thierry has extensive international experience in building and growing specialty pharmaceuticals businesses across markets specifically in EMEA, with a focus on business & market development, integration & change management and product portfolio management. He holds a Business diploma from Institut Supérieur de Gestion and a Master's degree in Computer Science from Centre d'études supérieures industrielles- Centrale, Paris and has also completed various Executive Programs at the Harvard School of Public Health, INSEAD and EPFL to name a few.

Commenting on the appointment Vinita Gupta, Chief Executive Officer, Lupin Limited, said, "We are delighted to have Thierry join the Lupin family. His rich knowledge and experience in developing and growing businesses, specifically specialty pharmaceuticals in EMEA, will help us with our strategic expansion plans for these markets."  

About Lupin Limited  

Headquartered in Mumbai, Lupin is an innovation led transnational pharmaceutical company producing and developing a wide range of branded & generic formulations, biotechnology products and APIs globally. The Company is a significant player in the Cardiovascular, Diabetology, Asthma, Pediatric, CNS, GI, Anti-Infective and NSAID space and holds global leadership positions in the Anti-TB and Cephalosporin segment.

Lupin is the 6th largest and fastest growing top 10 generics player in the US (5.5% market share by prescriptions, IMS Health) and the 3rd largest Indian pharmaceutical company by sales globally. The Company is also the fastest growing top 10 generic pharmaceutical players in Japan (ranked 8th) and South Africa (ranked 4th - IMS Health). For the financial year ended 31st March 2015, Lupin's Consolidated turnover and Profit after Tax were Rs. 125,997 million (USD 2.06 billion) and Rs. 24,032 million (USD 393 million) respectively. Please visit http://www.lupin.com for more information. You could also follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/lupinlimited

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For further information or queries please contact -
Shamsher Gorawara
Head - Corporate Communications
Lupin Limited
Ph: +91-98-20-338-555
Email: shamshergorawara@lupin.com

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