Tapan J. Ray

Mr. Tapan J. Ray

An Overview of Experience:


Over thirty years of national and international experience with excellence in the Healthcare Industry with Pharmaceuticals, Medical Diagnostics, Biotech, Nutraceutical/Cosmeceutical, Nutritional and Hospital Products businesses, based in India and the United Kingdom (UK).

Pharmaceutical Industry Policy, Strategy, Guidelines and Law:

Successfully represented pharmaceutical industry body for six years in a number of policy, strategy, guidelines and law making processes of the Government, including 12th Five Year Plan of India.

Held senior positions, including:

  • International Product Manager, Glaxo plc, U.K
  • International Marketing Strategy Manager, Glaxo plc, U.K
  • Director on the Board of Glaxo India Limited
  • Non-Executive Director on the Board of Biddle Sawyer India Limited
  • Managing Director of Abbott Laboratories India Limited
  • Managing Director of Kopran Limited, India
  • CEO and Director of Sami Labs Limited, India
  • Non-Executive Director on the Board of Shasun Pharmaceuticals Limited, India
  • Chairman of the Board of Shasun Pharma Solutions Limited, UK
  • Director General, Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI)

 Was the President and Vice-President of the Organization of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) and the Chairman of its Marketing Committee.

 Current positions:

  • Independent Pharmaceutical Industry Analyst and Consultant
  • Founder and Editor of PILMAN – A Tapan Ray Website on Healthcare:
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Positive Bioscience
  • Life Member of Bombay Management Association
  • Visiting Faculty at India’s Top Management Institutes and a Keynote Speaker in various National and Inter-national seminars and conferences.

Academic Qualifications:

B.Sc (Honors) and a Masters Degree in Geology from the University of Calcutta, was a National Scholar and an alumni of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.


Tapan J. Ray may be contacted at:;   Twitter: @tapan_ray