Suyash Motarwar has been appointed as vice president-engineering, Ascent Health. The company provides a full-stack platform across warehousing, logistics, supplies, and credit to connect leading pharmaceutical brands, such as Zydus Cadila, Cipla, Sun Pharmaceuticals, Abbott, GSK, Pfizer, and Torrent, amongst a host of others to over 20,000 pharmacies across India, as well as several hospital chains.
PharmEasy has appointed Leo Burnett India agency to handle its creative mandate with a clear goal to make healthcare affordable and accessible across the country. The agency’s Mumbai office will handle PharmEasy’s account.
Lupin Ltd. has appointed Sreeji Gopinathan as its chief information officer (CIO). He will lead the IT function of the company globally and will be based in Mumbai. Sreeji has over 20 years of significant domain expertise and global experience. Prior to joining Lupin, Gopinathan was with Reckitt Benckiser. He has also been associated with companies including Philips, Procter & Gamble, ISRO, and Asea Brown Boveri.
K. Satish Reddy, chairman, Dr. Reddy’s, has been appointed as president, Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA) for 2019 to 2021, while Rajesh Jain, managing director, Panacea Biotec Limited, will continue as the vice president of IPA.
Abzena has appointed Kimball Hall as chief operating officer, adding a new member to the company’s executive leadership team. Hall will focus on the growth of Abzena as the leading partner research organization (PRO) for outsourced integrated gene to GMP services for large molecules and antibody drug conjugates. She joins Abzena from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, a leading biopharmaceutical company.