DigiPharmaX 2017 Awarding Digital Excellence In Pharma

Jury Members

Mr. Yugal Sikri

Mr. Yugal Sikri : Chairman, Pharmaceutical Management, School of Business Management SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

Yugal Sikri is a senior pharma industry professional, known to his people as a natural leader and an inspiring speaker. Backed by 35+ years of rich, impactful and diverse experiences in managing products, people and overall businesses, he has managed a wide variety of roles/functions encompassing Marketing and Sales on one hand and R&D/Manufacturing and General Management on the other overseeing HR, Finance, BD, Distribution & Logistics, Medical, Clinical & Regulatory, Strategy, Legal, IT and others.

His richness of thoughts comes from his real-life experiences in diverse and global corporate settings such as MNCs of European, American and Japanese origin or home grown Indian companies successfully managing large businesses, building mega-brands and bringing in business turnarounds. Recipient of a number of awards, both global and country level, he has been invited to speak at reputed institutes/industry platforms such as CPHI, CCI, IPC, OPPI, IDMA etc. He was invited to be the member of the Steering Committee of McKinsey’s India 2020 publication and speaker at McKinsey CEO forum. He has also been the Vice-Chair of OPPI Marketing Committee.

His pedigree includes education from leading universities/ institutes like Delhi, IIT-BHU, Jamnalal Bajaj, ISB, Thunderbird and Harvard and work experiences in companies as GlaxoSmithKline, WL/PD/Pfizer, Novartis, RPG and Ranbaxy. His last assignments include Region Head of India SriLanka and Nepal and Global Head, Marketing (Commercial functions) at Ranbaxy.

He is currently a part of NMIMS University as Chairman, Pharmaceutical Management at School of Business Management and Director, Pharmaceutical Technology Management at School of Pharmacy and Technology Management. He is also an Independent Director on board of companies including RPG Life Sciences.