Namita Thapar, one of India’s leading businesswomen, is the CEO of Emcure Pharmaceuticals, an Indian multinational pharmaceutical company based in Pune, Maharashtra. While she is a familiar face in the business world, she has come into the public eye as an investor in Shark Tank India.
She was born on March 21, 1977, and is from Pune Maharashtra. She is married to Vikas Thapar and has two sons named Vir Thapar and Jai Thapar.
She studied at a school in Pune, Maharashtra, and later graduated from ICAI with a degree in chartered accountant. Namita later completed an MBA and degree from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. Namita Thapar’s parents supported her in her career and gave her the best education she needed.
After six years with Guidant Corporation, USA, Namita joined Emcure as CFO. Her area of work then expanded to include the Indian business and is now Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals.
She is also a board member on the regional advisory board of Fuqua School of Business India. Serves as Trustee on the TiE Mumbai Board of Trustees. And she is also an active member of the Young Presidents Organization.
In addition to her work, she is also a speaker at various prestigious forums such as Harvard Business School, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM A), the ET Women’s Conference, FICCI, etc.
She joined Emcure as CEO. Guidant Corporation in the US for six years. She started a YouTube channel called Unconditional Yourself with Namita, a speech about the wellbeing of girls. Thapar runs Incredible Ventures Ltd, an academic company providing a business experience.
She is Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd. She also appeared on the Shark Tank India Season 1 television show broadcast by Sony Entertainment in 2021.