Rituraj Sar

Rituraj Sar

Vice President and Head - Global Learning &
Organization Development at Lupin Limited

Rituraj is Vice President and Head - Global Learning & Organization Development at Lupin Limited. Rituraj joined Lupin in 2006. At Lupin, Rituraj heads the Global Learning & Organization Development function for this one of India's top 3 leading pharma players which employs about 20,000 people worldwide and has operations in over 100 countries.
Rituraj has a Bachelor's degree with honors in Chemistry, a Diploma in Pharmacy and Masters in Marketing Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. He has attended several other Advanced Management Programs from IIM Ahmedabad.

With 30 years of world class experience spanning geographies and industries in India, Rituraj joined Lupin from IBM. Rituraj started his career in Marketing with Voltas where he spent close to 5 years. He also worked with Blow Plast and Dabur before becoming the Head Sales & Marketing at Alembic Glass. Rituraj moved from areas in Marketing into areas in Human Resources like Learning & Development when he joined NIS Sparta. Rituraj is a trained facilitator and a certified trainer. Using his business insights clubbed with HR exposure, he has done extensive work in areas of Performance Development, Leadership Development and Organization Development across sectors with large MNCs and Indian organizations.

Rituraj has been awarded for sterling contribution to People Development by the magazine - The Human factor. He is also invited to be on the Academic Council Board of multiple universities like Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Ahmedabad University and others. He is regularly invited as Speaker on various forums of HR and Business.
He has led Learning & Development function at Lupin to earn Lupin a place in the Top 3 Private Sector Companies across all sectors for the Best Learning & Development Practices by BML Munjal Awards in 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Under his leadership, Lupin has also consistently earned the rank as among the Top 2 Biotech and Pharma Companies in India as per Great Places to Work Survey conducted in partnership with Economic Times in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. He has also been honoured with the prestigious Chief Learning Officers' Award from Tata Institute of Social Sciences for 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Another prestigious honour is the Global Leadership Award for Training & Development from World Training & Development Congress for 2014, 2015 and 2017. Among the international accolades, the ATD BEST Awards in Washington DC rated Lupin amongst the Top Companies in the world for the world class L&D work in 2014, 2016, 2017 & 2018.