Giri has 27+ years of broadbased experienced - in consumer businesses, financial services, retail and pharma -mostly, across Asia and Europe. He is currently the CFO and Member of the Board at Merck & Co, one of the largest pharma companies in the world, for their South Asia Region.
Prior to this, he was the Global CFO at Wockhardt, where he drove the transformation of the company – driving market cap from Rs. 1200 crores to Rs. 23000 crores and a PAT from a Loss of Rs. 1000 crores to a profit of Rs. 1500 crores.
Giri spent several years with Diageo plc, where held roles as the Global Business Development Director (M&A) at London and as the Regional Finance Director at Singapore.
In his earlier career, Giri has worked at ITC Ltd (India, Dubai), IL&FS (as Head of M&A), Shoppers Stop and Aditya Birla Group.
Giri is a Chartered Accountant and an MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad.