07 October 2019 | News
Dr Rajesh Jain, Managing Director of Panacea Biotec Limited will continue as the Vice President
Satish Reddy, Chairman of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has been appointed as President of the Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA) for 2019-2021. Dr Rajesh Jain, Managing Director of Panacea Biotec Limited will continue as the Vice President.
Satish Reddy holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University, India, and an M.S. in Medicinal Chemistry from Purdue University, USA, where he received the 2009 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
As an active member of major industry associations and governmental panels, Satish Reddy played a key role in shaping policies concerning the pharmaceutical sector as well as the economy, such as policy formulation on India's patent law, drug pricing and important amendments to the Drugs & Cosmetics Act.
He was a past president of IPA (2013-2015), a member of the Drugs Technical Advisory Board of India, the Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Chapter of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and head of its National Committee on Pharmaceuticals.
He currently Chairs the Life Sciences Skill Development Council under The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). In addition, he is Chairman of Dr Reddy’s Foundation.
Dr Rajesh Jain is the Managing Director of Panacea Biotec. He is an active member of major industry associations and government panels. He is Chairman - Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), National Committee on Biotechnology for 2019-20. He is a member of Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow.