Desh Bhandu Gupta: A tireless Pharmaceutical Founder.

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Desh Bhandu Gupta this 62 years business baron is the founder and chairman of “Lupin Limited”, a multinational pharmaceuticals company. Gupta started his career as an Associate Professor at the Birla Institute of Science and Technology, Pilani, Rajasthan.

Company establishment:

Lupin establishment was in the 1968 with an initial capital of just RS.5000. Because of his innovative thoughts he made huge developments and Lupin became a USD 1.83 billion global pharmaceutical powerhouse, an innovation led transnational pharamaceutical company with leadership in Cardiovascular, CNS, Diabetology, Asthma, Paediatrics, Anti- Infectives across many markets with global relationships.

Desh Bandhu Gupta also known as “DBG”. DBG’s Eyeing global expansion was looked after by his daughter Vinita and son Nilesh, and expanded into Mexico with the acquisition of Laboratorios Grin. They have paired with other companies like Merck Serono, which provides affordable generic drugs for the present markets.

Lupin in today’s leading market it stands in 7th position globally by capitalization and 10th largest company globally by revenue. This company maintained a unique rule that is it was developed within a few years. Gupta also set a research institute and it is Lupin Human Welfare& Research Foundation (LHWRF) in the year 1988 with a great goal of uplifting the backward areas in rural India. LHWRF is focused on Human Development Indices, which was reached for 2,200 villages across 5 states in India. And it also evolved as Non-government organization funded by corporation in Southeast Asia.

Gupta for his tremendous work done he received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution in Pharma Industry, and he was also the recipient of the Ernst Young Entrepreneur of the year 2011- Visionary Leader Award.

According to Forbes Gupta’s estimated net wealth is $4.9 billion.  Gupta got married and has five children.

“Nothing is impossible for a normal man to become an extraordinary man”.


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