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Adam Dawson

Director

Adam Dawson is a Managing Director in the Asset Management Division of Goldman Sachs, where he is responsible for equity investing in the healthcare and consumer sectors across EMEA. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2012 as an Associate, and became Managing Director in 2019. Mr. Dawson has represented Goldman Sachs on the Aragen Board since May 2021.

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Private Equity, EdgeStone Capital Partners (2008–2010)
  • Analyst, Investment Banking, Royal Bank of Canada (2006–2008)

Leadership

  • Member, Board of HRA Pharma (since 2020)
  • Member, Board of Caldic (since 2020)
  • Member, Board of Hamlet Protein (since 2020)

Education

  • MBA (Distinction), London Business School, UK
  • BASc in Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University, Canada

Board of Directors

Davinder Singh Brar

Chairman

D S Brar is a life sciences industry veteran, with a career spanning over four decades. Prior to joining Aragen (formerly known as GVK BIO) as Promoter-Chairman,...

G V Sanjay Reddy

Vice Chairman

Sanjay Reddy is the Founder-Vice Chairman of Aragen (formerly known as GVK BIO), and a successful entrepreneur with interests in energy, airports, transportation,...

Sahajbir Singh Brar

Director

Sej Brar is a Partner with L.E.K. Consulting’s global healthcare practice. He has over fifteen years of experience in advising leading global biopharma...

G Indira K Reddy

Director

Indira Reddy entered into business in 1986, and has since built a long and successful career as Managing Director and Director of several companies. In...

G V Keshav Reddy

Director

As a Promoter-Director at Aragen, Keshav Reddy leads board-mandated strategic projects in finance, M&A, branding, structuring and vision planning for...

Robert R Ruffolo, PhD

Director

Robert Ruffolo is a distinguished scientist, globally recognized for his executive leadership in the pharmaceutical industry. He served as the President...

Gerhard Mayr

Director

After 32 years of service, Gerhard Mayr retired as the Executive Vice President, Pharmaceutical Operations at Eli Lilly and Company, in March 2004. At...

Rajat Sood

Director

Rajat Sood is a Managing Director in the Asset Management Division at Goldman Sachs, focused on corporate and growth equity investing in India. Mr. Sood...

Adam Dawson

Director

Adam Dawson is a Managing Director in the Asset Management Division of Goldman Sachs, where he is responsible for equity investing in the healthcare and...

Ajay Srivastava

Director

Ajay Srivastava, has worked with Citibank in the area of Transactional Services and Corporate and Investment Banking for many years. Thereafter, he founded...

Manni Kantipudi

Director & CEO

Manni Kantipudi joined Aragen (formerly known as GVK BIO) in 2007 as President. He is presently CEO and member of the Board of Directors, responsible for...