Director General, OPPI,
Ms. Smetacek has over 25 years of experience with various global and Indian companies in public relations, corporate communications and government affairs in India, the US and in several other countries. She has also been associated with the healthcare, hospitality and telecom industries, among others, on various national and international projects.
Prior to joining OPPI, Ms. Smetacek served as Director - International Communications for Monsanto and head of Marketing & Corporate Communications for Fortis Healthcare's hospital network. Currently, Ms. Smetacek serves as Director General for the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI), an industry body representing the research-driven pharmaceutical companies in India, and is focused on creating an environment conducive to innovation.