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. 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 is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering; and a Post Graduate in Management from IIT Delhi. He has been in the field of Human Resources for over 27 years, out of which 24 years has been in India and 3 years outside India, for an ex-patriate assignment. Prior to joining Wockhardt, he worked with Piramal Enterprises, Essar Group, Owens Corning (India) Ltd, JCB (India) Ltd etc.

Prem has been awarded with the ‘Seasoned HR Leader’ award for 2017 by the National HRD Network. He was also awarded with the Global HR Excellence award for his contributions in development of High Performance Organization at Owens Corning Inc. He received Accreditation from All India Management Association for proficiency in management training.

During his leadership in HR, Wockhardt has bagged 3 ‘Great Place To Work’ awards, including the Rank # 1 in the industry.  He has also been conferred with ‘Chairman’s Leadership’ Award for his contribution to the organization.

Prem is a certified Black Belt in Six Sigma.  He is on the Corporate Advisory Board of Chandigarh University and also on the Board of studies of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. He is the Executive Committee member of Mumbai NHRD Chapter.

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.