Supriya Dikshit serves as Managing Partner, Life Science Practice Leader, APAC in the firm’s Mumbai office. Supriya drives the strategic growth and development of the Life Sciences practice group across Asia Pacific & the Middle East while working very closely with the teams throughout various countries.
She comes with nearly 20 years of executive experience, over 15 of which have been in executive search. Supriya has vast experience of working on the recruitment of senior leadership teams with early stage as well as established companies in the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry. She is a proven leader who has delivered top executive talent in support of the numerous Innovator companies as well as the Generics manufacturers.
With her consultative approach, Supriya is very well-networked into Life Sciences organizations across the globe and is highly regarded for her cross-geographic work on key technical searches across R&D, Clinical Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Sales & Marketing, SCM, Manufacturing, & Strategy Development in the Pharmaceutical & Devices space. Supriya also manages top level engagements in the clean technology (renewable energy) space.
She has helped place executives in functional leadership & general management positions for C-level as well as senior management roles in public, private, MNC and private equity backed firms. Prior to joining DHR, Supriya served for over a decade with one of India’s largest recruitment and selection firms where she managed the business development, client relationships and delivery of mandates across a breadth of industries (Engineering, Consumer, Textiles).
While at this firm, she had the opportunity as the National Practice Head to build the Life Sciences practice from the ground up, partnering with numerous MNCs and with Indian Pharmaceutical companies looking to go international.
Supriya is a graduate in Biomedical Engineering and worked with Siemens in the Research and Development department before embarking on a career in Talent management consulting and Executive search.