Vikas Thapar is an Indian Businessman who is known to be the senior vice president of the Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited, which is a Indian pharmaceutical company with global presence engaged in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of pharmaceutical products globally. He has a proven track record with 23 years of work experience and expertise in providing value-added business and financial support to multiple companies across different industries.
Vikas Thapar was born and brought up in Pune, Maharashtra, India. He also goes by the name Vik Thapar. Thapar did his schooling at a local school in Pune. He attended the University of California, San Diego to attain an undergraduate degree in Management Science. Later, he got himself enrolled at the USC Marshall School of Business, California to pursue MBA Financial Management.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Vikas Thapar belongs to an Indian family of Pune, Maharashtra, India. His mother’s name is Ramni Thapar. He has a sister, Bhavna Battu.
Wife & Children
Vikas Thapar is married to Namita Thapar. She is an Indian entrepreneur who is appointed as the Executive Director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals in 2022. In December 2021, she appeared as a jury member in Shark Tank India, the Indian adaptation of the popular American business reality show ‘Shark Tank.’ The couple is blessed with two sons whom they named Vir Thapar and Jai Thapar.
Vikas Thapar began his career journey in 1996 when he started working as a Senior Business Analyst for a company named Tantec Magnetics for their PC division. Later, in 2000, he joined Agilent Technologies, provides laboratory solutions to meet the full spectrum of needs for performing environmental testing, academic research, medical diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, and food testing, as a Finance Manager. After working for more than four years for Agilent Technologies, Vikas Thapar got employed as the Finance Manager for eBay Inc., an American multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website. In 2006, he joined Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited, an integrated Indian pharmaceutical company with global presence engaged in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of pharmaceutical products globally.Vikas has been an integral part of the Emcure management team for the last 15 years. He initially looked at Business Development and later his role expanded to include Corporate Strategy and Finance. Vikas Thapar’s wife, Namita’s father, Satish Mehta is the founder of Emcure Pharmaceuticals. Vikas has led Emcure’s inorganic growth strategies over the years and has spearheaded acquisitions of various companies, brands and product portfolios. He initially looked at Business Development and later his role expanded to include Corporate Strategy and Finance. He has played a crucial role in spearheading Emcure’s growth in Europe and Canada. Vikas has led Emcure’s inorganic growth strategies over the years and has spearheaded acquisitions of various companies, brands and product portfolios. Prior to joining Emcure, Vikas worked in the Silicon Valley, USA with Ebay/PayPal as well as Agilent Technologies where he worked in Finance.
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