Executive Vice President and Head - Asia Pacific & Russia/CIS, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
“Ipsita Dasgupta is Executive Vice President and Head - Asia Pacific & Russia/CIS for Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. In this role, Ipsita is responsible for leading and managing the regional P&L – this includes maximizing profitable growth through sales performance and effective margin and resource management.” [READ MORE]
Ipsita Dasgupta is Executive Vice President and Head – Asia Pacific & Russia/CIS for Glenmark Pharmaceuticals. In this role, Ipsita is responsible for leading and managing the regional P&L – this includes maximizing profitable growth through sales performance and effective margin and resource management. Her responsibilities include further developing the brand and growing the talent base in the region, building sustainable demand, driving growth strategies, and creating transformational change for the business.
In her former role, Ipsita was the Chief Commercial Officer – South Asia for General Electric. In this role she was responsible for building and leading the commercial strategy and ‘Go to market’ plan for GE in South Asia. She was responsible for strategy, marketing, new product/solution initiatives and the top 10 strategic customer accounts across GE businesses. She led ‘In India for India’ growth programs, drove sales force effectiveness and owned P&L responsibilities for GE Bangladesh.
Prior to this, she served as the Chief Marketing Officer – GE India, South Asia and Greater China. In this role, Ipsita’s priorities included building new business strategies to increase GE’s footprint and define region and country-centric solutions for customers. Her mandate included developing a strong market-backed understanding of the region; driving localization strategies; designing customer solutions; and creating go-to-market plans.
Prior to joining GE, Ipsita Dasgupta was an executive in Cisco’s Globalization – East business. As Managing Director, Smart Connected Communities – Emerging Businesses, Ipsita was developing business opportunities in Emerging Markets, specifically focused on the global, emerging middle class. Her role included driving partnerships and business models with established companies that sell products and services to this market segment, entrepreneurs who need technology to scale and grow, and public sector organizations and institutions.
Ipsita joined Cisco from IBM, where she worked since 2002, and has spanned strategy, marketing, and operational roles in the U.S. and India. Some of her roles included building and driving marketing strategies and practices for IBM’s global hardware, software and services businesses; creating and leading IBM’s global senior consulting Center of Competency out of India; leading and strengthening IBM’s competitive intelligence/strategy practice for Corporate Headquarters.
Before her IBM experience, Ipsita worked with the management consulting firm, Arthur D. Little as a strategy and innovation management consultant.
Ipsita holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Economics from Columbia University, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.