Mr. Sikri is a senior pharma industry professional backed by over 35 years of rich and diverse experience in managing successfully large businesses, building mega-brands and bringing in business turnarounds. He holds Masters in Pharmacy from !IT, BHU, Master in Marketing Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management studies and Certificates in Management from Thunderbird and Harvard Business Schools. Mr. Sikri is currently Chairman, Pharmaceutical Management at NMIMS School of Business Management, where he is credited with transforming its pharmaceutical management program, forging a strong academia-industry partnership and launching thought leadership initiatives. He has been serving on the Board of RPG Life Sciences for past 2 years as an Independent Director. He was invited to be a mentor at Atal Incubation Center, a Government of India-NMIMS initiative, encouraging entrepreneurship amongst young start-ups. His work experiences come from senior leadership assignments at GlaxoSmithKline, Warner Lambert/Pfizer, Novartis, Ranbaxy and RPG Life Sciences that includes Region Head of India, Srilanka and Nepal and Global Head of Marketing (Commercial functions) at Ranbaxy. Recipient of a number of awards, both global and country level, he has been invited as Chairman/Keynote speaker at a number of reputed management institutes and industry platforms such as CPHI, CII, IPC, OPP!, !OMA, National CIO and Bio Pharma conferences and Jury for Industry Awards. He has been the member of the Steering committee of prestigious McKinsey’s I ndia 2020 publication and speaker at McKinsey CEO forum. He has also been the ViceChair of OPP! Marketing Committee and contributed to designing Industry’s Code of Marketing Practices, Marketing Excellence Awards and Sales Force Excellence initiatives.