Managing Directorshow more
Edgard A Olaizola, Managing Director, Eli Lilly and Company India & Sri Lanka joined Lilly India in September 2013.
Edgard joined Lilly 13 years ago and over the years has held diverse positions in marketing and sales at US, South America, and Canada. In his last assignment, as Lilly Taiwan’s MD, he played a crucial role in making Lilly Taiwan as one of the best performing countries in the Asia region. Prior to moving to Taiwan, Edgard was based in US, handling a broader role of leading the Sales Force Capabilities and Six Sigma team as Senior Director for the Emerging Market Business Unit.
Now based in Gurgaon, he considers his mission to establish Lilly India as a high performance organization, a market leader in diabetes segment and an employer of choice. His vision is to bring the best of Lilly to the Indian patient and leverage the Indian potential for Lilly.
Edgard holds a degree in Economics from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello and has completed his Post Graduation in Business Management from Washington University in St. Louis.
Director – Human Resourcesshow more
Anant Garg is the Director Human Resource at Eli Lilly & Company India. He is responsible for developing and executing Lilly India’s people strategy that aligns with the overall organizational vision, core values and business objectives.
He joined Lilly in 2011 as Associate Director HR and since then has managed different assignments and roles in HR Business Partnership, Global Compensation and Six Sigma. Most recently he was the Director Corporate Affairs, Pricing, Reimbursement and Access at Lilly India and was responsible for managing market access, product pricing, public health initiatives, corporate affairs and communications..
Prior to Lilly, Anant worked with Mercer leading HR consulting assignments across different industries, and with Accenture playing a key role in the company’s expansion in India.
Anant is a Bachelor’s in Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Allahabad and an MBA in HR from XLRI Jamshedpur.
Director - Diabetes Business Unitshow more
As the Diabetes Business Unit Director, Deepak is responsible for Sales & Marketing strategies for products in Diabetes Area. Deepak has a strong leadership experience of over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He started his career with Lilly India and grew to a leadership role with various roles in Sales & Marketing in Lilly. Deepak also has experience of International Marketing across Europe & USA in his various assignments with Novartis & AstraZeneca. Before moving back to Lilly in India, Deepak was in AstraZeneca, Cambridge UK as Global Brand Director for Life Cycle Maximization.
Deepak completed his Executive MBA from INGOU, New Delhi and his Graduation in Life Sciences, Lucknow University.
Director – Corporate Affairs & PRAshow more
Dibakar Bhattacharya is the Director Corporate Affairs, Pricing, Reimbursement and Access at Eli Lilly and Company. He is responsible for managing Corporate Affairs, Market Access, Product Pricing, Public Health Initiatives, and Communications.
He joined Eli Lilly in 2012 as Head, Key Accounts Management and since then has managed different assignments and roles as the Lead, Bangladesh Access Expansion, New Market Development, and India Access Expansion Project. Prior to his current role, he was Associate Director, Alliances and Business Development.
Prior to Lilly, Dibakar has worked with Accenture, Johnson & Johnson and DuPont. Dibakar is a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Indore.
Legal Counselshow more
Harleen Sama is the General Counsel for India and North ASEAN since June 2016. Prior to this Harleen started her career with Lilly in 2013 as the Head of Commercial. Contracting Centre of Expertise, a specialized division of Lilly Legal providing legal support for all commercial contracting matters within SAMETA region and parts of Europe.
Qualified in India, Harleen has 22 years of work experience within multiple jurisdictions (India, Middle East, Africa and Europe) in the fields of corporate and commercial law, honed by a combination of private practice, legal consulting and in-house legal counseling.
Associate Director - Digital Marketing and Customer Experienceshow more
Krishnan A. is Associate Director – Sales Force Effectiveness, New Product Planning, Market Research, Digital Marketing & Customer Experience at Eli Lilly. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy (B. Pharm), and a post-graduate diploma in International Business & Strategy (PGDIBS) from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). He has more than 18 years of sales & marketing experience in the pharmaceutical space.
Krishnan A. joined Eli Lilly in 2007 as District Manager. After this, he was appointed Sales Head (South India) and subsequently Senior Manager – Marketing (Diabetes Care). In his current role since March 2016, he spearheads the affiliate’s Digital Strategy roadmap & Multi-Channel Customer Engagement model, and also leads Sales Operations, Market Research, New Product Planning & Customer Experience.
Prior to joining Eli Lilly, Mr. Krishnan was associated with Pfizer for 8 years in managing multiple therapy areas.
Director, Specialty Business Unitshow more
Munish is the current Director for Specialty Business Unit in Lilly India. In his role, Munish is responsible for the Sales and Marketing strategies for all specialty business unit products that span across therapy areas like Oncology, Osteoporosis and Cardiology. With over 15 years of managing cross-functional & cross-cultural teams, organizational complexities & business uncertainties, he has been integral in the success of many marquee initiatives at Lilly.
Munish has held diverse positions in marketing & sales at Lilly India covering Marketing, Sales Operations, Market Research, New Product Planning, & Sales. In his last assignment, as Brand Leader - Alliance Brands & Men’s Health for Asia Operations, he played a crucial role in managing alliance, and guiding affiliate teams on developing & implementing customer plans. He also brings in rich experience from his Business support role at MSD Pharmaceuticals, and Strategy & Business Development responsibility at Philips India.
In his current role, his focus is to ensure that we achieve & maintain access to our medicines for people across the country.
Munish is a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Kurukshetra University. He holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from Kurukshetra University, and has completed his Post Graduation in Business Management from MDI, Gurgaon.
Associate Director – Six Sigmashow more
Rakesh Upadhyay, Associate Director – Six Sigma at Eli Lilly and Company India, is responsible for driving Organizational Effectiveness and Productivity projects using the Lean Six Sigma & Change Management methodologies across the Indian affiliate & Emerging Markets Business Unit. Prior to his current role he has handled Diabetes Brand Management and Senior Sales Leadership roles over a period of 7 years that he has been with the organization.
Rakesh completed his B.Tech. in the field of Information & Communication Technology (ICT) from DA-IICT, Gujarat and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore.
Associate Director ITshow more
Rimmi Kakkar, Associate Director IT at Eli Lilly and Company India, is responsible for driving affiliate priorities and goals underpinned by strong IT and digital interventions.
Rimmi holds a Bachelor’s degree in computers and has been with Lilly for more than 11 years. She has held several positions in IT across Emerging Markets. In her most recent role as EMBU Solution Delivery Leader- Digital, she has successfully delivered various digital capabilities for Emerging Markets.
As part of Lead team she continues to collaborate and contribute towards achieving the company goals by implementing Innovative IT solutions.
Ethics and Compliance Officershow more
Simrat was Medical Advisor- Cardiac Care and Bone Health before taking over the role of “Ethics and Compliance Officer” for Lilly India February 1, 2013. She has been with Lilly for more than 5 years and has managed various portfolios successfully, including Cardiac Care, Bone health and GPS (Pharmacovigilance). She was instrumental in setting up the Global Patient Safety function in the affiliate and also played a key role in the launch of Effient.
Ensuring Lilly India continues to foster an environment of ethical and responsible business behavior. Integrating tone at Top with Tone in the Middle. Making a concerted effort to co-opt middle managers to deliver ethics and compliance education with a tone-in-the-middle program that empowers them to act as moral exemplars and ethics envoys to their teams.
As lead Privacy Stewards, guided Lilly India to meeting expected Privacy program requirements (trainings, VPSS, functioning Data Maps, etc.), 2) employees understand the principles of Privacy, uphold the standards internally, and are empowered to explain them when necessary to external stakeholders (e.g., HCPs).
As part of lead India team continues to collaborate, contribute and learn from important business strategic decisions.
Qualifications: MD (Pharmacology) & MBA (International Business)
Medical Directorshow more
Tarun started his career with Lilly in 2008, as Oncology Medical Advisor for Lilly India. Prior to this, he was practicing Oncology at AIIMS, New Delhi. He was promoted to Senior Medical Advisor in 2012. In 2013, he moved to Emerging Markets Business Unit as regional Oncology physician. In 2015, Tarun moved to Lilly India as affiliate medical director.
Tarun holds a Masters in Oncology and a European certification in Medical Oncology.
Chief Financial Officer, Eli Lilly and Companyshow more
Vishal Dhoot is the Chief Financial Officer at Eli Lilly and Company, India. Based in Gurgaon, he is leading the finance & supply chain function at Lilly India.
He joined Eli Lilly in 2011 as the Leader of Planning & Pricing for Asia Operations managing the financial planning, forecasting and budgeting for Lilly Pharma Asia. He later moved to Malaysia to work as Regional Director – Financial Planning, APAC for Elanco Animal Heath (a division of Eli Lilly).
Prior to Lilly, Vishal has worked with General Electric & Bharti Wal-Mart JV.
Vishal is a Chartered Accountant by profession and MBA from SPJIMR, Mumbai.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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- Mr. Rajiv Kohli has resigned w.e.f. 17th April 2015
- Ms. Anurita Majumdar has resigned w.e.f. 17th July 2015
- Mr. Yogesh Kumar has resigned w.e.f. 16th December 2015
- Mr. Nabil Daoud has resigned w.e.f. 23rd March 2016
- Mr. Ranjeet Singh Walia has resigned w.e.f. 14th June 2016
- Mr. Vikram Arora has resigned w.e.f. 10th February 2017