Mr. Sirjiwan Singh
Managing Director – Wockhardt UK
Sirjiwan Singh

Sirjiwan became a part of Wockhardt during the acquisition of Merind in 1998 and was actively involved in the post-acquisition, integration and rationalisation with the parent Company.

After the acquisition of C P Pharmaceuticals Ltd. he was posted in UK as Managing Director  of Wockhardt UK Limited, combined entity established from the integration of  C P Pharmaceuticals and Wallis Laboratories in the United Kingdom. Since 2003  he has played a key role in restructuring the product portfolio and and expanding the business in the the UK.

As Managing Director of Wockhardt UK, he is responsible for growing the business in these regions through strategic implementations of business initiatives across the sales, marketing, manufacturing and operation functions.

Sirjiwan Singh has  built a robust business for these regions by exploring alliances ,tapping new business opportunities and optimising the operations of the manufacturing facility in UK. He has also played a major role in due diligence , acquisitions and integrations of various companies into the Wockhardt Group.

Chief Financial Officer

Manas Datta brings with him a rich experience of 25 years in several areas like Corporate Finance, Accounting, Mergers & Acquisition, Treasury etc.  He has spearheaded finance and accounting functions in his career. Manas is a Cost Accountant and an Alumnus of IIM(A).

In March 2016, Manas has been conferred with "Role of Honour for CFO 100" for exceptional calibre and contribution to the world of finance by CFO India and “Most Influential CFOs of India” by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in June 2016.

Mr. Sunil Khera
President Americas, Emerging Market & Japan
Sunil Khera

Sunil Khera joined Wockhardt in January 2006 as President - Domestic Business and later was entrusted with an additional responsibility of handling the Emerging Markets.


He is currently focusing his full attention in managing the business in Americas, Emerging Markets and Japan

MR. Anjani Kumar
President - Manufacturing Operations
MR. Anjani Kumar

Mr. Anjani Kumar, President, Manufacturing Operations, leads the manufacturing operations of formulations, biotech and API facilities in India. He also oversees the upcoming facility in Dubai. Additionally, he also works very closely with the leadership of overseas businesses in driving the manufacturing excellence program in the manufacturing sites outside India.  

Anjani brings over 30 years of rich experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Before joining us, Anjani worked with Cipla for 29 years and Lupin for 3 years. In his last assignment at Cipla, Anjani managed over 30 manufacturing units across India and overseas. He has successfully handled various regulatory inspections (more than 20 USFDA audits, 20 MHRA & 30 WHO inspections) and many without 483 citations during his 29 year tenure with Cipla.
Anjani brings a significant expertise to the table in areas of manufacturing, engineering, OHSE and projects. He has been mandated to further strengthen our “Right, First Time” focus; while keeping the operations team ahead of learning curve.

Mr. Ajay Sahni
Managing Director, Wockhardt Bio AG; President, Wockhardt France; Managing Director, Pinewood Healthcare
Mr. Ajay Sahni

Ajay Sahni joined Wockhardt in February 2007. He brings with him around 27 years of experience , including 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry.
He is currently managing the European hub office in Switzerland and also overlooks the Negma operations in France and Irish business of Pinewood Laboratories, Ireland.
With an experience spanning multi-cultural environments in the US, Europe and SE Asia, Ajay is adept at bridging language and cultures in alignment with the Company ethos.

President – Global Human Resources

Prem Singh is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering and a Post Graduate in Management from IIT Delhi and he brings with him a rich experience of 24 years.

In addition to his rich experience in HR, he has also got significant experience in business areas like Six Sigma, TQM, Customer Satisfaction Surveys etc.  He is a certified Black Belt in Six Sigma. He is also a Trainer accredited with All India Management Association

Prem has also been a winner of Global HR Excellence Award for his contribution in developing a high performance work culture at Owens Corning India Ltd.

Dr. Vijayesh Gupta
President – India & ROW Business
Dr.  Vijayesh Gupta

Dr. Vijayesh Gupta has joined us as President – India & ROW business (Asia (Except Malaysia), Africa, Middle East and North Africa) in August, 2017. Dr. Vijayesh has a graduate degree in Medicines and Surgery (MBBS) and a post-graduate degree in Clinical Pharmacology (MD – Pharmacology) from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi). Prior to Wockhardt, Dr. Vijayesh was associated with INTAS as President, heading India and Nepal business. In addition to INTAS, he worked with Zydus and Ranbaxy.

Dr. Vijayesh brings with him significant leadership and business experience of over 25 years in various areas like medical affairs, sales, marketing, strategy, business development, brand building and leading overall business. With his leadership, we have a significant opportunity and plans to grow both in Indian market and ROW, and leverage the business synergies between these geographies.


Dr Rajesh Kapoor
President - Global Quality
Rajesh kapoor

Dr. Rajesh Kapoor spearheads the Quality organization globally, with a mandate to drive the culture of “right, first time” and deploy world-class quality systems and processes across the organization.

Dr. Kapoor holds a Ph.D. (Biochemistry) from University of Lancaster, UK and an MBA from Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He has spent over 4 decades working in the UK and USA in various global organizations.

Dr. Kapoor brings with him the global experience in all areas of Quality ie QA, QC & Compliance and remediation. His rich and varied expertise includes technology transfer, validation and GAP analysis for continuous improvement. He has successfully hosted inspections from the USFDA, MHRA, ANVISA, PMDA and Health Canada over a number of times. Rajesh has worked with organizations like Takeda Pharmaceutical, Wyeth Labs, Bayer Inc, American Pharmaceutical Partners, Caraco Pharmaceuticals, Salix Pharmaceutical Inc, Genzyme Corporation Inc, Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Proctor & Gamble, Jubilant Life Sciences, etc.

Mr. Prakash Gupta
President - Global Supply Chain & Generics

Mr. Prakash Gupta, has joined us as President, Global Supply Chain & Generics business. Prakash is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and he has completed his Management Education Program from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). Additionally, he has also done Digital Supply Chain Course through MIT-EDX. He brings with him significant leadership in supply chain and business operations close to 30 years from multi-cultural, multi-national and diverse industries. He also brings expertise in greenfield projects, quality management and re-engineering processes.

 Prakash joins us from Fonterra, a global MNC in dairy & dairy products, where he was heading integrated supply chain for India sub-continent. Prior to this, he has also worked for companies like Hindustan Unilever,  PepsiCo, Amway etc.