Mr. Guptan has more than 27 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, having led operations, sales, marketing, planning and distribution for companies across Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and South and Southeast Asia. In his most recent role as General Manager-Sales & Marketing of Surgipharm, one of Kenya’s primary local distributors of Pharmaceutical, Surgical, Medical Equipment & OTC range of products, he managed a fairly large team of personnel to ensure product introduction, market penetration, CRM, growth and profitability for the organization.
Mr. Guptan has been involved in a number of successful start-ups throughout his career. He helped re-launch Abacus Pharma from zero in Kenya to strengthening its East Africa’s production capability of I. V. Fluid and branded generic products in the country and during his leadership as the Director in Kenya, the company expanded its market base.
He has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Studies and a Bachelors of Science from Parle College, University of Mumbai, India. He is fluent in English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Bengali, Kiswahili, Konkani, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
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