Shirish Belapure holds a post graduate degree in Pharmacy from Nagpur University and Management Certification from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad. He has an experience of managing operations in Pharmaceuticals in the wide range of areas like formulation development, manufacturing, Quality Assurance, regulatory affairs of API & formulations, for about 39 years.
Currently he is Managing Director of Zydus Hospira Oncology Pvt Ltd- a joint venture company between Zydus & Pfizer. Prior to this assignment he was working as President (Global Manufacturing) and was responsible for entire manufacturing network of Formulations and Projects globally for Zydus Cadila, which includes mfg. operations in multiple plants at India as well as at Brazil, Japan & USA.
He has several initiatives to his credit notably ͚Strategic Lean Integrated Manufacturing (SLIM)͛ operational excellence at Zydus Manufacturing, Automations to reduce human interventions in the processes, EBMR to make Zydus manufacturing fully compliant.