Dr Ram Rao holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad
Granules India Limited (GIL), announced the appointment of Dr KVS Ram Rao as Joint Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from January 5, 2022. Dr Ram Rao has over two decades of experience in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries.
Dr Ram Rao holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad and a master’s degree and PhD in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has over 29 years of experience in the field of manufacturing, R&D, business and customer service management. He worked as Executive Director & CEO for CSM Business of PI Industries. He played a significant role in Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Limited while working in various capacities from 2000 to 2018. He also worked with Jubilant Life Sciences and Gujarat Heavy Chemicals.
Commenting on the appointment, Dr Krishna Prasad Chigurupati, CMD, GIL said, “I am excited to welcome Dr KVS Ram Rao to Granules as Joint Managing Director and CEO. During the past few years, we have stressed the importance of building a company around the pillars of efficiencies and sustainability. Dr Ram Rao’s varied experience in the areas of Chemical and API businesses including R&D and Manufacturing through the adoption of innovative technology and best practices in sustainability will further strengthen Granules’ drive towards becoming a strong integrated manufacturer with unparalleled efficiencies.”