Lupin appoints Christoph Funke as Chief Technical Operations Officer

He will be based in Mumbai and will oversee Lupin's Technical Operations function, integrating manufacturing, supply chain, and procurement

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New Delhi: Global pharma major Lupin Limited has appointed Christoph Funke to the newly-created position of Chief Technical Operations Officer.
With over 30 years of global pharmaceutical manufacturing, supply chain, and technical operations experience, Christoph brings a wealth of expertise to Lupin. He will be based in Mumbai and will oversee Lupin’s Technical Operations function, integrating manufacturing, supply chain, and procurement.
Christoph’s extensive career includes leadership roles at organizations such as Fresenius Kabi and Strides Pharma Science. In his leadership roles, Christoph has managed large-scale technical operations and manufacturing networks across 27 sites in 19 countries, overseeing production value exceeding USD 2 billion and leading teams of over 12,500 employees. Christoph holds an engineering degree from South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences, Germany.
Commenting on the appointment, Lupin’s CEO, Vinita Gupta, and MD, Nilesh Gupta said, “We are delighted to welcome Christoph to our executive leadership team. His impressive track record and extensive experience across manufacturing, supply chain, and technical operations make him a valuable addition as we continue to advance our mission of improving patient lives globally.”