Ramesh Swaminathan

  • Ramesh Swaminathan

    CFO, Lupin Ltd

    With over two decades of experience in leadership positions in the finance domain, Ramesh is the CFO, Lupin Limited. His areas of responsibilities include Business Finance, International Accounting & Taxation, Risk Management and is also responsible for managing cash flows, cost management, Treasury, Investor Management and the Corporate Planning department for the company. A key member of Lupin’s core strategy think-tank, he has guided the company through numerous Mergers & Acquisitions and enabled the company’s successful entry into some of the largest pharmaceutical markets globally.

    Prior to joining Lupin, Ramesh was with Henkel, Germany where he held corporate responsibilities as the Regional Financial Controller for several countries across the Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East. He has also worked with companies such as VST Industries, the SPIC group and the Standard Chartered Bank and has a successful track record of building finance as a key business enabler and fostering collaboration in a culturally diverse, global and matrixed workplace.

    Ramesh was named as the Best Performing CFO in the Pharma & Healthcare Sector at the 7th edition of CNBC-TV18 CFO Awards 2012-13. Earlier he was named as Business Today India’s Best CFO, 2012 for “best leverage management - Large Indian Companies” across sectors.

    A Lord Chevening scholar Ramesh is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, the Institute of Company Secretaries in India and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK. He has also done his Senior Management Program from INSEAD, France