Bhasker Iyer, divisional vice president of India commercial operations, Abbott Established Pharmaceuticals
Abbott, a global healthcare company, has appointed Mr Bhasker Iyer as divisional vice president, India commercial operations, Abbott Established Pharmaceuticals, effective February 18, 2013. Mr Iyer will report to Mr Mike Warmuth, executive vice president, Established Pharmaceuticals Division, Abbott.
Mr Iyer brings over 30 years pharmaceutical industry experience in sales, marketing, business development and general management to this new role at Abbott. Most recently, he had worked at Wockhardt, where he held the position of president India and emerging markets.
Mr Iyer will work with the business leadership teams to identify further opportunities to expand access to Abbott's broad portfolio of quality products in India which are adapted to the needs of the Indian population.
Announcing the appointment, Mr Mike Warmuth said, "We welcome the addition of Mr Bhasker Iyer to our Abbott leadership team in India. The establishment of this position reinforces the focus of the company's strategy in India to bring quality medicines to patients that make a difference in their lives and to ensure patients and the healthcare community has access to these medicines."