Murali-DharMurali Dhar Senior Director Operations & Strategic Planning, Proprietary Products, Dr Reddy’s

P Muralidhar (Murali) has 11+ years experience in the pharmaceutical Industry across multiple functions in India, Mexico and the UK. He joined Dr. Reddy’s in 2001 and has been associated with Strategic Planning, M&A-Integration, Business Development and Alliance Management. His experiences have been in the Global Generics, API, Custom Pharmaceutical Services and Proprietary Products businesses.

He currently leads the Operations and Strategic Planning function for the Proprietary Products Group within Dr. Reddy’s. Proprietary Products Group is involved in the discovery of new chemical entities and differentiated formulations for subsequent commercialization and out-licensing. The business model focuses on building a pipeline in the therapeutic areas of pain management, dermatology and infectious diseases.

His other experiences include working for a technology (e-commerce) start-up company and CARE, an International NGO in the areas of Health, Micro-finance and Disaster Management.

P Muralidhar holds a Masters degree in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a Bachelors degree in Engineering.