Vinod Guptan – Vice Chairperson
Vinod Guptan is the Chief Executive Officer, MedSource Group Limited, a Med-Tech Group Purchasing Organization in Kenya aimed at improving access to affordable, quality medicines, laboratory and healthcare supplies. He has been a part of Kenya Association Pharmaceutical Industry (KAPI) since 2003 and has served at various capacities; as an executive committee member, treasurer and currently as the Vice Chairperson for six consecutive terms.
He sits on different boards other than KAPI such as the Jt. Committee for Awareness in Counterfeits as the chairman and is the 2nd In Command at Kenya Red Cross Society (Disaster Management Committee) thus has vast leadership experience stemming from over 28 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He is also the chairperson to the Supply Chain Committee at Kenya Healthcare Federation (KHF).
Vinod has an extensive educational background holding a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry (Drugs & Dyes) and Business Stimulation from Apple Institute-USA. He also holds a number of MBA for Executives having completed various crash courses. Additionally, he has accreditations of certifications from Air-Wing of National Cadet Corps.
He is passionate about helping the less fortunate in society and through his philanthropic works with charities, maintains his slogan “Be the change you want to see” to make society better. Part-time, he reads scientific notes and travels.