The Success Story of Namita Thapar – The one under 40

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Namita Thapar’s Success Story

Namita Thapar is the CEO of Emcure Pharmaceuticals. Besides this, she is one of the board members of Finolex Cables and the Fuqua School of Business. Namita is also the founder and CEO of Incredible Ventures Ltd, an education company that teaches entrepreneurship to 11 – 18-year-olds. She has received ’40 under Forty’ award by the Economic Times 2017.

Namita Thapar is one of the top Indian businesswomen of recent times. Besides being a successful businesswoman, she is the mother of two kids and a good wife to her husband. She is an excellent example and role model for Indian women who want equality and partnership and contribution to Indian society.  She made a big buzz in public by appearing on a  TV show, Shark Tank India Season- 1 as an investor.

Namita Thapar’s Family Background

Namita Thapar was born on March 21, 1977, Namita Thapar was born in Pune, Maharashtra. Her father’s name is Satish Mehta and her mother’s name is Bhavana Mehta.  Her father is an Indian Businessman and her mother is a housewife. She has a younger brother. His name is Samit Mehta. He is the president of R&D at Emcure Pharmaceuticals.

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Namita Thapar’s Educational Background

Namita Thapar completed her schooling in Pune. She got admission to Savitribai Phule University for B.com. Meanwhile, she completed CA from ICAI. She was brilliant in her studies. She has got a business mindset from her family. Her dream was to become a successful businesswoman. To pursue her dream, she went to America for higher study. She got enrolled in the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, in Durham, North California.

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Namit Thapar’s Career

Namita Thapar just after completing her MBA degree from Fuqua School of Business joined a Medical Device Company called Guidant Corporation in the USA. She worked in a  financial planning team and played a very strategic role in the company.  While working in the USA, she met her future husband Vikas Thapar. He joined the Guidant  Corporation in 2006. Later they married. She worked with Guidant Corporation for 6 years.

Vikas Thapar also comes from a business family in Pune.  Both later got married and they have two kids. Their names are Jai Thapar and Vir Thapar. She lovesBollywood movies. She named her two children Jai and Vir inspired by Hindi Movie Sholay.

Namita Came back to India in 2007 and joined his father’s company, Emcure Pharmaceutical.  She handled multi portfolios there like, Finance, marketing, and  HR.

Namita Thapar’s Achievements

Currently, she is managing pan-India operations of over 3,000 medical representatives. In addition, she is one of the board members of  Finolex Cables and the Fuqua School of Business.  She is also the founder and CEO of Incredible Ventures Ltd. Incredible Ventures is an education company that teaches entrepreneurship to 11 – 18-year-olds.  It has many branches and is available in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, and Hyderabad. She is also a member of the Young Presidents Organization, Pune.

Namit Thapar Namita received the ’40 under Forty’ award by the Economic Times 2017.  She has been a part of many Government initiatives, including NITI AYOG. She is also a part of the ‘Champions of Change program. Namita has been a public speaker at various prestigious institutes like Harvard Business School and the Indian Institute of Management.

During the Covid -19 Pandemic, she launched her own YouTube channel named Unconditional yourself with Namita Thapar’. Her aim to launch a YouTube Channel was to break the taboo and stigma of women through her talk show videos.

Namita Thapar’s Future Outlook

Namita Thapar is one of the prime Investors of Shark Tank India.  Her aim is to encourage young children, specialty women, and girls to break the patriarchal society tradition and empower them to become successful entrepreneurs. She believes in equality and wants to see women should walk shoulder to shoulder with men.  She wants women to be in equal partnership in every field with men.

FAQs:

Q1. What is the current worth of Namita Thapar?

Answer. Namita Thapar’s current worth is Rs.600 Cr.

Q2. Who is Namita Thapar, and why is she famous?

Answer. Namita Thapar is the CEO of Emcure Pharmaceuticals. She is one of the most successful women in the business world.  She has been a team member of the Government of India Initiative and also a part of the ‘Champions of Change program.

Q3. When did Namita Appear on a Television Show?

Answer. She appeared on Shark Tank India Season -1 in December 2021.


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