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Young Pharma Enthusiasts Should Percolate the Power of Automation to the Industry at Large In a conversation with Entrepreneur India, Dinesh Dua spoke about how the pharma industry can change and the opportunities that exist for entrepreneurs in India.

By Aashika Jain

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Dinesh Dua, who has spent decades in the pharmaceutical space in India, thinks young pharma enthusiasts should percolate the power of automation to the industry at large.

An IIM graduate from the 1970s, has 39 years of professional experience across varied industries in leadership positions such as Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Petrochemicals and Consumer Goods.

After having worked in multinational organizations such as Hoechst (Sanofi Aventis), Berger Paints, and large Indian Corporates like Reliance, Jubilant Organosys, Zydus Cadila Healthcare & Wockhardt Ltd, the Harvard graduate is now serving as the Chairman of Pharmexcil, Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India and North India Chairman for Startups & Entrepreneurship for Confederation of Indian Industry.

Dua is currently the Chief Executive Officer & M/S Nectar Life Sciences Ltd.- a INR 2000 cr company in life sciences. In a conversation with Entrepreneur India, he spoke about how the pharma industry can change and the opportunities that exist for entrepreneurs in India.

Aashika Jain

Entrepreneur Staff

Former Associate Editor, Entrepreneur India

Journalist in the making since 2006! My fastest fingers have worked for India's business news channel CNBC-TV18, global news wire Thomson Reuters, the digital arm of India’s biggest newspaper The Economic Times and Entrepreneur India as the Digital Head. 

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