Sudhir Uttamlal Mehta serves as the Chairman of Torrent Group, of which Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is the flagship company. He has been instrumental in steering the growth of Torrent Pharmaceuticals through strategic alliances with international giants from UK, Germany, France and USA. He also serves as a director of The Surat Electricity Company Ltd., Torrent Pvt Ltd. and Torrel Cosmetics Pvt Ltd. He is a Science graduate from Gujarat University. Earlier, Sudhir Mehta and his brother Samir Mehta came into limelight by buying a 1,112.4 sq yards bungalow on Dharam Marg in Chanakyapuri, near the American embassy, for Rs 111 crore. The Ahmedabad-based drug-to-power group bought the bungalow for Rs 10 lakh per yard.