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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 Eli Lilly, he was responsible for global pharmaceutical operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Mr Mayr has been a member of the Board of Union Chimique Belge (UCB) since 2005 and has served as the Chairman there since 2012. He has been on the Board of Directors of GVK BIO (now Aragen) since July 2009.

Professional Experience

  • Executive Vice President, Pharmaceutical operations, Eli Lilly and Company. Responsible for global sales, marketing and pharmaceutical operations

Leadership

  • Chairman, Board of Union Chimique Belge (since 2012)
  • Member, Board of Union Chimique Belge (since 2005)
  • Member, Board of Almirall SA (since 2012)
  • Member, board of the Vienna Science, Research and Technology Foundation (since 2002)
  • Member, Board of Project Hope, USA (since 2002))
  • Member, Patrons Circle Division, INSEAD Business School (since 2000)

Education

  • MBA, Stanford University, USA
  • MSc in Chemical Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

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 as Promoter-Chairman, Mr Brar led Ranbaxy...

G V Sanjay Reddy

Vice Chairman

Sanjay Reddy is the Founder-Vice Chairman of Aragen, and a successful entrepreneur with interests in energy, airports, transportation, real estate, and...

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 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 in 2007 as President. He is presently CEO and member of the Board of Directors, responsible for the overall growth, strategy,...