Samprada Singh

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Samprada Singh
Born 1925
Jehanabad, Bihar, India [1]
Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Patna University (B.Com)
Occupation Founder and Chairman of Alkem Laboratories, Ltd.
Net worth US$ 2.8 billion (January 2017)


Samprada Singh is the founder and chairman[3] of Alkem Laboratories, Ltd., which develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical formulations and neutraceuticals in India. It has operations in Europe, Africa, the Asia pacific, South America, and the United States. India.[4] In 2013,he was ranked as the 48th richest man in India by Forbes Magazine. Alkem is now the 5th largest pharmaceutical company in India.As of 2015,he has an estimated net worth of $2.8 billion.

In 2009, Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit & Awards founded by Satya Brahma awarded the veteran leader with Lifetime Achievement Award for building Alkem as a top Indian Pharma Company.He also received the Ernst and Young 'Entrepreneur of the Year in Healthcare and Life Sciences' Award in 2017.[5]

Early life and business career[edit]

Singh founded Alkem Laboratories Ltd along with his younger brother Basudeo Narayan Singh, in 1973 and serves as its Chairman and his brother is the current Managing Director of Alkem. [3]


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  3. ^ a b Samprada Singh. "Samprada Singh: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Retrieved 2013-09-30. 
  4. ^ Ramesh Narayan (2008-02-07). "A patriarch in winter". Business Line. Retrieved 2008-10-02. 
  5. ^ Announcement (2009-04-09). "Pharma Leadership Summit brings together healthcare fraternity". Business Standard India. Retrieved 2016-09-22.