Singh is an industry veteran and has experience of more than 20 years in the pharma industry
Pharma industry veteran VK Singh has joined Ahmedabad-based Cadila Pharmaceuticals as the chief operating officer (COO) of its chemical strategic business unit, which mainly focuses on active pharma ingredients (APIs) manufactured in India. Singh will be based out of Ahmedabad.
Singh is a chemical engineer from IIT Kanpur, and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. He has experience of over 20 years in the pharma industry, and the last ten years in leading and transforming organisations.
He was last associated as chief business officer with Strides Pharma Science. Prior to that, he was associated with leading pharma companies such as Emcure Pharmaceuticals, RPG Life Sciences, Ethypharm India, and Ranbaxy in various roles.
Singh performed a general management function leading mid-sized pharma companies over the last decade, and has a wide experience, spanning across formulations, drug delivery, APIs, business development, corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions.
“I look forward to working closely with the team at Cadila Pharmaceuticals to chart out new growth opportunities,” Singh said.