Ms. Namita Thapar

Ms. Namita Thapar

Executive Director, India Business

Ms. Namita Thapar joined Emcure as CFO, post her 6-year stint at Guidant Corporation, USA, . Subsequently her responsibilities grew to managing Emcure’s largest business unit, the India Business.

Ms. Thapar has played an instrumental role to drive Emcure’s growth in the domestic business being actively involved in consolidating the market share of leading brands and quick scale up of newly introduced brands. She has played a vital role to increase doctor engagement, improving field force productivity and driving Emcure’s rise in the high-growth therapeutic areas. She has also been at the forefront of Emcure’s technology initiatives focusing on data analytics and sales force effectiveness.

Ms. Thapar is passionate about improving women’s health in India and promoting youth entrepreneurship. She has taken concrete steps to move the needle on both.

• During the Covid pandemic, she launched a unique YouTube talk show on women’s health called Uncondition Yourself with Namita which aims to provide authentic information and break stigmas and taboos associated with women’s health and urges women to prioritize their health

• Incredible Ventures Ltd, an education company that teaches entrepreneurship to 11 -18 year olds in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai and Ahmedabad has been in existence for 5+ years and about 1000+ young students have gone through this life-shaping experience so far

• At Emcure under the banner of “PRERNA” large number of women empowerment initiatives are conducted, exclusively for women Emcureans which include Speaker series by prominent women personalities, Training programs, Networking lunch with senior women leaders and Other activities

Ms. Thapar is a recipient of various prestigious corporate awards such as The Economic Times ‘40 under Forty’ award, Barclays Hurun Next Gen Leader recognition, Economic Times 2017 Women Ahead List, World Women Leadership Congress Super Achiever award.

She is a part of various government initiatives such as ‘Women Entrepreneurship Platform’ and ‘Digital Health Task Force’ by NITI Aayog and ‘Champions of Change’ program initiated by PM Narendra Modi for G2B partnership in policymaking.

Ms. Thapar serves as a Board Member on the India Regional Advisory Board of Fuqua School of Business, as a trustee on TiE Mumbai Board of Trustees, and is also an active member of Young Presidents Organization. She has been a speaker at various prestigious forums such as Harvard Business School, Indian Institute of Management (IIM- A), ET women’s conference, FICCI etc.

Ms. Thapar is an MBA graduate from the Fuqua School of Business and a Chartered Accountant from ICAI.

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