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OPPI Elects S Sridhar As President

Sridhar is the Managing Director of Pfizer and is heading the company's commercial business in India

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Industry body Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) on Monday said it has elected S Sridhar as its next President for a period of two years, effective from February 15, 2021.

He takes over from former Managing Director of Boehringer Ingelheim India, Sharad Tyagi, OPPI said in a statement.

Sridhar is the Managing Director of Pfizer and is heading the company's commercial business in India, it added.

He has been a member of the Executive Committee of OPPI for the past six years and has also chaired its Finance and Taxation Work Group, OPPI said.

'I look forward to making a difference to patients, the industry and the country as OPPI works with the government on policies that are pro-patient, encourage innovation and provide for a positive environment for the industry to grow', Sridhar said.

Sridhar is a Chartered Accountant and has led various finance roles before joining Pfizer.

(PTI)


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