With almost 4 decades, 42 years of experience Mr. Shirish Belapure is considered as the doyen of pharmaceutical manufacturing arena. Mr. Shirish Belapure has worked in companies like Cipla, Sun Pharma, Zydus. As a Managing Director of manufacturing, he was responsible for Manufacturing and distributing sterile oncological injectables. He was also responsible for all the global manufacturing functions of a large pharmaceutical companies. He had several initiatives in globalizing & harmonizing the manufacturing of Formulations. He was Instrumental in bringing new technologies like MDI’s/DPI’s/Transdermal Patches/Lyophilization. He was also instrumental in bringing up the new modern plants at Baddi, Sikkim, SEZ and upgrading of the existing plants at Moraiya, Goa, Brazil & USA. He Conceptualized new design of SEZ –additional capacity for unicellular flows for superior material and manpower movement and avoidance of cross contamination. He closely worked with ‘Quality’ to bring International regulatory approvals to formulation units from USFDA, MHRA, ANVISA , PMDA and others.
In addition, he is currently Senior Technical Advisor in Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance.