MD & Global CEO
Umang Vohra is the Managing Director and Global Chief Executive Officer (MD & GCEO) of Cipla since
September 2016. Umang joined Cipla in October 2015 as its Global Chief Financial Officer, and from
January 2016 to August 2016 was Cipla’s Global Chief Operating Officer.
With a distinguished career spanning close to three decades, Umang has amassed invaluable
expertise through his previous roles in both India and the USA. He has been associated with renowned
companies such as Eicher Motors and PepsiCo and has held the position of Head – North America at
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories for more than a decade. Umang's impressive academic background includes
degrees in engineering, marketing, and finance.
Under Umang’s leadership, Cipla has built strong momentum in its home markets, augmented its
capability, strengthened its core, and shown significant improvement in its operating margin and
profitability. At the helm of the Management Council, Umang is currently steering Cipla’s ambition
becoming a leading global healthcare organization, underpinned by innovation and digital
transformation. Known for his proactive approach and recognised as an action-oriented industry
leader, Umang is a firm believer in the power of agile business models, disruptive technologies, data-
driven analytics and a future-ready workforce with a view to shaping the healthcare ecosystem and
making a difference to the lives of patients. Umang’s big-picture agenda is to define and execute
Cipla’s strategic growth roadmap and geographical footprint, identify the next levers of growth, invest in
innovation for the future, and build a future-fit organisation, while also ensuring that Cipla consistently
upholds its commitment to providing patients and consumers with the highest quality of care.