Shyamakant GiriPresident • India Business & Emerging Markets

Giri leads Amneal’s commercial and business development in India as well as expansion into the Asia, Middle East and Africa markets. He joins Amneal from Rivaara Labs, where he served as CEO responsible for leading the launch and dynamic growth of this Molecular Diagnostics business. Prior to starting Rivaara, Giri served roles of increasing responsibility over a 15-year tenure with Abbott, including General Manager & Country Head – South Asia & Africa, Director – Pharma Hospital Business, Business Unit Director, Business Unit Head, Marketing Manager and Group Product Manager. He also previously served as Country Manager – India Region for AbbVie and as a Product Manager for Wockhardt. Giri holds a Master’s in Marketing Management from Jamanalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) and a Master’s in Science (Organic Chemistry) with distinction – both from Mumbai University. Additionally, he has completed executive courses from Insead, France and Indian Institute of Management , Ahmedabad. During his career, he has received many industry recognitions including Inspiring CEO Award 2021 from The Economic Times, Frost & Sullivan award for Innovative Marketing Campaign of the Year, JAPAC Market Access Award and several others.

Sandeep R. RaktatePresident, Operations • India & Ireland

Sandeep leads all aspects of our India and Ireland-based operations, including manufacturing, projects & engineering, EHS and administrative services. Sandeep is a deeply experienced operations executive with more than 28 years of expertise, including a specialized focus on automation and digitization. He joins Amneal from Mumbai-based Cipla Ltd., where he most recently served as Executive Vice President, Head International Operations & CMG, responsible for 13 of the company’s manufacturing plants. Over his tenure with the company, Sandeep was instrumental in leading the automation, digitization and simplification project resulting in a touchless factory model that earned the Lighthouse Accreditation from the World Economic Forum in 2022. Prior to joining Cipla, Sandeep served as Senior Vice President, Biologics and Pharma OSD & Injectables for Wockhardt; as a Managing Director for Cipla Biotech; and as a Senior Production Executive for Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. He holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Pune University.