Samir Mehta is the vice chairman of Torrent Group. Born in 1963, Samir Mehta began his career alongside his brother to contribute to the development of Torrent Pharmaceuticals. He took over the management of the pharma business of the group, which was concentrating on psychotropic drugs manufactured in their own plant at Vatva with focus on exports. Apart from overseeing the operations, he is contributing in the areas of HR, finance and general management. He was also behind setting-up of a state-of-the-art research and development center and a second manufacturing plant at Baddi, Himachal Pradesh. He is holding positions on board of Torrent Power Generation Ltd., Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Torrent Power SEC Ltd, Torrent Power AEC Ltd., and Torrent Private Ltd.