Lupin Appoints Johnny Mikell As Global Head Of Quality
An employee operates tablet coating machinery inside the Lupin Ltd. pharmaceutical plant in Salcette, Goa, India. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)  

Lupin Appoints Johnny Mikell As Global Head Of Quality

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Lupin Ltd. on Thursday said it has appointed Johnny Mikell as President and Global Head of Quality of the company.

He will be based out of the company's U.S. offices and will lead the quality function globally, and will help steer the company towards enhanced standards of quality and compliance, Lupin said in a filing.

Mikell is a very competent quality leader and brings to Lupin over 35 years of rich pharmaceutical industry experience and expertise, the statement added.

"We are delighted to have Johnny joining our leadership team. We have a strong quality and compliance team and having Johnny at the helm will help us achieve our near-term goal of ensuring that our sites are compliant and long-term goal of being the best when it comes to quality and compliance," Lupin Managing Director Nilesh Gupta said.

In his most recent engagement, Johnny was the global head of quality and compliance at Apotex, the statement said.

He has significant experience in global quality operations and compliance in the generics, branded and active pharmaceutical ingredient segments, it added.

Shares of Lupin closed at Rs 701.05 per scrip on the BSE, down 0.31 percent from its previous close.

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