Nitin Kapoor is a British business leader with 25 years of extensive experience across the finance, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. He is now serving as Chairman and General Director of AstraZeneca Vietnam and Asia Area Frontier Markets, with an aim to improve the lives of local patients with high-quality, innovative medicines while maintaining its position as an industry leader.
Under Nitin’s leadership, AstraZeneca Vietnam has championed public-private partnerships with the Vietnamese Government and healthcare partners on various meaningful initiatives to reduce the non-communicable diseases burden and promote sustainability in the country. The company’s efforts were recognised with two award certificates from the Minister of Health in 2019 and 2020 for its contributions to Vietnam’s fight against cancer and COVID-19, and a Medal from the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union for outstanding impact on Vietnamese youths.
In Vietnam, Nitin also serves as Board member and Treasurer of EuroCham – Pharma Group, as well as Board member of BritCham and the British Advocacy Committee.