Arun Kumar
Arun Kumar
Executive Chairperson & Managing Director

Mr. Arun Kumar is a first-generation entrepreneur and is known for his intellect of picking “difficult to operate” domains with high scarcity value.

He founded Strides Pharma Science Limited (Strides) in 1990 and has since led the company in building a global reputation with a differentiated business model and delivering value for its stakeholders, including distribution of the most extensive dividend by a pharmaceutical company in India.

His family office run a differentiated set of investments spread across several companies.

Arun is a recipient of E&Y Entrepreneur of the year award in the Healthcare sector in 2000. He has also been awarded the Business Today “India Best CEO Award (Mid-Sized Companies Category)” and the “Best CEO in the Pharma & Healthcare Industry” in 2014.