Celebration 2002

Executive Dinner Committee Chair
Raman Kapur

Raman Kapur is President, Warrick Pharmaceuticals, U.S.A., a unit of Schering-Plough Corporation, a research-based company engaged in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical and healthcare products worldwide.

Ray joined Schering-Plough as a financial analyst in 1975 serving in progressively more responsible finance, marketing and general management positions in the U.S. and internationally and was most recently Vice President, Generics for the U.S. after serving as President of Schering-Plough's worldwide Animal Health operations.

Following graduation from Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire, Ray received a B.A. degree in economics from Columbia College, New York and an MBA degree in finance and international business from Columbia University, New York.

Ray’s external interests cover health care, education and social and economic development in the developing economies. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Princeton Day School in Princeton, New Jersey, as well as the International Supervisory Board of the Center for Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the European Generic Association in Brussels, Belgium, as well as the World-India Diabetes Foundation (associated with Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota).

As a member of the Board of Overseers of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Ray plays an important role in the longstanding partnership between Schering-Plough and NJIT. This partnership began over twenty years ago with a major contribution toward the establishment of a master’s degree in biomedical engineering at NJIT. Since then, the relationship has only grown stronger. Over the years, Schering-Plough has offered significant scholarship support through the Campaign for NJIT, continuously funded the chemical engineering department and its research, made gifts to the Chemistry Olympics, donated to the School of Management, and has held memberships in two of the university's environmental research centers. This record underscores the company's commitment to NJIT and corporate citizenship in general.

Ray is married to Vinita Kapur, who recently received her Ph.D. in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and they have two sons, Karam and Gyan. The family resides in Princeton, New Jersey.