Dr. Omkar P. Herlekar is the Chairman and Managing Director of Lasa Supergenerics Limited. Upon assuming the leadership of Lasa, Mr. Herlekar charted a multi-pronged approach for its corporate growth. Envisioning a global presence for the group, Mr. Herlekar played a pivotal role in establishing marketing set-up across and outside India. Lasa places immense focus on research. Dr. Herlekar has played a pivotal role in embryonic the group’s ‘Catalyst Chemistry’ division that focuses on development of veterinary APIs and breakthrough innovations. His contributions are widely acclaimed in the industry circles. Under his leadership, Lasa achieved new milestones and offered several innovations with the help of ‘backward integration’. Herlekar’s visionary and astute entrepreneurial leadership resulted in Lasa emerging as one of the leading animal healthcare conglomerates in India, driven by research, and strategic thinking on a global scale. His clear vision, steady guidance and boundless passion for organic chemistry serve as catalysts for the steady and continued expansion of the group.
He also holds number of ‘process patents’ to his credit. Mr. Herlekar spearheads business development, expansion initiatives, financial management, investment and regulatory affairs. He has a team of experienced technocrats who are dedicated towards scaling the group to greater heights through innovation and excellence, thereby creating value for its stakeholders.