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Namita Thapar | Emcure Pharmaceuticals “How she made 2 Billion Dollars Pharma Company!” | Shark Tank India | under20s

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Namita Thapar is the executive director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals. She has also been judge, angel investor, and shark in Shark Tank India. This article aims at namita thapar Wikipedia, namita thapar husband, namita thapar qualification, namita thapar net worth, namita thapar age, namita thapar biography, namita thapar biography in Hindi and namita thapar investment in shark tank India

Introduction to the article | Namita Thapar Biography

Namita Thapar is one of the people who dream of big things and then work hard to achieve those dreams. She listens to her heart and does what she feels is right. You might be thinking that where is the introduction so here you go. Namita is the executive director of Emcure Pharmaceuticals.

NameNamita Thapar
CompanyEmcure Pharmaceuticals
PositionExecutive Director
NetWorth619 Crores
Age45 Years (21 March 1977)
CollegeDuke University, USA
DegreesCharted Accountancy by ICAI
MBA From Duke University
ChildSons- Jai Thapar and Vir Thapar
TV ShowShark Tank India
Birth PlacePune (Gujrati Family)
Father NameSatish Mehta
Mother NameBhavana Mehta
HusbandVikas Thapar
Valuation of Company2 Billion USD
SalaryRs 3 Crore Per Month

Childhood of Namita

She was born in a Gujarati family where education and studies were given the topmost priority. Namita has done nothing in her childhood except study as grabbing the 1st position in class was mandatory for her.

Everyone has a role model in their life and in Namita’s life her mother is a role model. Bhavana Mehta is her mother’s name, she git married at a very early age and her dream was to fulfill all the things that she could not. She wanted to make Namita independent, a business leader, financially self-independent, and not to depend on anyone else as she had strong views on these things. Normally parents narrate fairy tales and stories of Panchtantra to their children but in Namita’s case, her mother used to show her the business magazines in which women got featured.

Bhavna always influenced her daughter to be like the businesswomen who were successful in their life, and this resulted in developing ambition and Junoon in Namita. 

Education of Namita Thapar

Namita has pursued Charted accountant at the beginning of her education and at age of 21, she became CA.

Moving Abroad for MBA

After becoming a CA She decided to give wings to her career and took admitted to Duke University, USA. There she went to pursue MBA.

Working in Silicon Valley

Bae area (known as silicon valley) is the dream of many Indians and Americans to work in and Namita got a chance to work there. She worked in 2 companies and learned a lot in those 6 years. Namita regards the work experience over her education of CA and MBA.

The biggest decision of Namita Thapar

Normally when Indians get settled down abroad they decide to drop the citizenship of India and become a green card holder but Namita had a different viewpoint on this. She wanted to do something big for her own nation and motherland – INDIA therefore she decided to come back to India. Her vision was to make an impact and revolution in India.

Journey in Emcure Pharmaceuticals | Namita Thapar

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When she landed in India she was confused about either job or joining her father. She joined Emcure as a CFO – Chief Financial Officer. Then she looked for difficulty in the company. At that time when she was having two of the most renowned degrees in her hand but earning respect was very difficult for her, as people were not having confidence in her and her views. 

One day she started finding solutions to the same and then decided to do double hard work and present huge numbers which can make the mouths of people shut.

Responsibility of Taking Emcure to greater heights

Namita worked continuously for the next 10 years and then she took responsibility for Emcure’s India Business. When clients use to come to EMCURE for meetings and Namita asked them questions then they use to reply to her father and it was awkward/embarrassing for her. She always wondered why people do not reply to her question to her face.

Time Management vs Guilt Management by Namita Thapar | Founder of Emcure Pharmaceuticals.

Namita believes that Women in time management are experts as they know how to manage 50tasks in one day but they are terrible in Guilt Management. She presented an example of her in which “when she became a mother and missed office event for her child’s school event she had the guilt of not attending the event and when she missed her child’s event then also same happened”

When she faced and sorted this guilt management then her life became very much productive and she always use to stay happy. Namita suggests people ignore what other people feel about you just do what makes you happy as people will always say something.

“Kuch to log kahenge, logo ka kaam hai kehna”

Women feel very bad when they make time for their health, happiness, and personal stuff. In India women never spare time for themselves as they think that they will be regarded as selfish. 

Thirdly, Women feel bad for taking help from their family, friends, and colleagues. 

Namita Thapar on Shark Tank India

She and other sharks joined shark tank India to promote entrepreneurship in India. When Shark Tank India invited her she was very happy and from this show, they will be able to tell India how they can evolve and resolve the issues. If India wants to stay ahead then it will have to promote entrepreneurship. 

Shark Tank is a show which will enable people to dreams and Namita’s father was first generation entrepreneur. He faced many difficulties but never left the job. This thing is required to become a great entrepreneur

Investments of Namita Thapar in Shark Tank India

Shark Namita Thapar has evaluated over 170 Pitches and made investments over Rs 10 Crore in 25 Businesses. She invested 7 Crore on screen and 3 Crore post-show in deals in which she lost on and increased investment in some existing deals to increase her stake.

She also said that some businesses were great but due to some of their mistakes, they were unable to make huge sales. Namita mentioned Jugaadu Kamlesh and Pandurang Agri Tourism as they were going to solve the real-world problems.

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