Umang Vohra re-appointed as Global CEO and MD of Cipla

Cipla has re-appointed Umang Vohra as the Managing Director and Global Chief Executive Officer of the company for five more years, it said on Tuesday.

In a regulatory filing., the company said, “As Cipla’s MD and GCEO, Vohra’s priorities have been Cipla’s strategic growth, defining and executing Cipla’s roadmap to maintain momentum in home markets whilst strengthening its presence in other regions, consolidating its core focus areas, augmenting capability, and building the right organizations.”

It added that the Board of Directors has considered and approved the re-appointment of Umang Vohra, Managing Director, designated as “Managing director and Global Chief Executive Officer” of the company, for a further period of five years w.e.f. April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2026.

The filing mentioned that Vohra had joined Cipla in 2015 and has been the MD and GCEO of the company since September 1, 2016. After gaining degrees in engineering, marketing and finance, Vohra worked with Eicher Motors, PepsiCo and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories.

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