Ambati Venu was on 29 September 2016 appointed as Managing Director of Abbott India Ltd. The appointment came almost five months after its previous MD Rehan Khan resigned from the company in April 2016.
Venu was appointed for a five-year term and will report to Bhasker Iyer, Vice President with Abbott’s Established Pharmaceuticals Division.
About Ambati Venu
• Venu was with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare where he served for over two decades.
• Most recently, Ambati Venu was the Regional Vice President and General Manager- Asia, GSK Consumer, where he led 11 Asian countries.
• Venu’s background in FMCG and OTC medicine, ability to embrace diverse cultures, engender trust and deliver productivity-led growth will be key assets at Abbott.
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Who: Ambati Venu
When: 29 September 2016