Ramesh Swaminathan

CFO & ED, Lupin

With over two decades of experience in leadership positions in the finance domain, Ramesh is the CFO and Executive Director of Lupin Limited. His areas of responsibilities include the entire gamut of Finance & Accounting, Legal and Information Technology, responsible for the Corporate Strategic Planning departments and Corporate Communications for the company. A key member of Lupin’s core strategy think-tank and a member of Lupin’s Board, he has guided the company through numerous Mergers & Acquisitions and enabled the company’s successful entry into some of the largest pharmaceutical markets globally.

Prior to joining Lupin, Ramesh was with Henkel, Germany where he held corporate responsibilities as the Regional Financial Controller for several countries across the Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East. He has also worked with companies such as VST Industries, the SPIC group and the Standard Chartered Bank and has a successful track record of building finance as a key business enabler and fostering collaboration in a culturally diverse, global and matrixed workplace.

Ramesh has been the recipient of several awards from various forums including Best CFO Awards in the Healthcare Sector and theme based Awards from Institutions like CNBC, ICAI, Yes Bank-Business Today, Institutional Investors, CFO Asia etc.,

A Lord Chevening scholar at the UK for Management Studies, Ramesh is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, the Institute of Company Secretaries in India and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK. He has also done his Senior Management Program from INSEAD, France.