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GC musical chairs set off by Sapan: Danaher’s Vivek Mittal fills shoes of Dr Reddy’s Dasgupta, who goes to Glenmark as Hazari joins Arcelor

Vivek Mittal (l) joins Dr Reddy
Vivek Mittal (l) joins Dr Reddy

Former Danaher regional counsel Vivek Mittal has joined Dr Reddy’s Laboratories as its global GC, based in Mumbai.

Mittal succeeds Suprio Dasgupta in the role, who has moved to Glenmark Pharmaceuticals as general counsel.

That move follows Glenmark global general counsel Kaizad Hazari having joined Arcelor Mittal Nippon Steel India as general counsel, reported moneycontrol (after India legal head Sapan Gupta's move to London to become global GC).

Mittal will be heading up a global legal team of more than 50 at Reddy’s; at Danaher he had been looking after its diagnostics platform for the Middle East, Turkey, Africa and India region.

Dr. Vivek MittalWork history From: May 2021: Global General Counsel , Dr. Reddy’s LaboratoriesFull-time Sep 2017 - May 2021: Regional Counsel - METAI Region, DH Diagnostics LLC, a Danaher Company, Danaher CorporationFull-time (Mumbai Area) Sep 2009 - Sep 2017: Head - Legal, Lupin Limited (Mumbai Area) Aug 2007 - Sep 2009: Chief Manager - Legal, Reliance Retail Sep 2006 - Aug 2007: Sr. Manager - Legal & Assistant Company Secretary, Radico Khaitan Ltd Apr 2006 - Sep 2006: Manager - Legal Compliances & Company Secretary, Indiabulls Jan 2005 - Mar 2006: Assistant Manager - Legal and Secretarial, Caparo India Operations (Gurgaon) Jun 2003 - Dec 2004: Senior Executive - Legal and Secretarial, Mount Shivalik Industries (MSLI) (New Delhi Area)Education 1996 - 1999: Chaudhary Charan Singh University, LL.B., Law 1999 - 2001: Chaudhary Charan Singh University, M.Com, Commerce 1997 - 2002: The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Company Secretary, Company Secretary 2007 - 2011: Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Role of National Stock Exchange in Regulation of Capital Market


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