Commitment and Versatility are Rajendra’s hallmarks.
With over 35 years of experience in the Indian Pharma Industry at leadership positions across Sales and Marketing, Strategic Planning and Operations, Rajendra has been instrumental in delivering business objectives, growing large brands, identifying growth opportunities, while driving high performing teams to surpass their potential. He believes in building sustainable businesses, creating lasting value for customers, architecting brands and talent while creating organisational assets.
Rajendra has a bachelor’s degree in Science with his Management studies from Chetna Institute of Management, while specializing in Marketing & Sales Management from Bharitya Vidya Peth, Mumbai. He has remained a contributing member of the Chief Marketing Officer Council, The IMA – CEO Forum and a member of the teaching faculty at The Welingkar Institute of Management.
Rajendra started his career as a Medical Representative with GSK in 1981 and has grown through the line functions with working experience in Cipla, DRL, Sun, RPG Life Sciences and Abbott (erstwhile Piramal) over the last 35 years. Prior to joining Veritaz in January 2017 as Managing Director, Rajendra lead the team of ‘Abbott India GenNext’ and its Vaccine division as Director and was tasked with delivering desirable productivity from unionised field force and growing large legacy brands. During his tenure, the Vaccine division, which was a new initiative of Abbott, acquired leadership position within 24 months of launch.
As per Gallup Clifton StrengthFinder, Rajendra counts Responsibility, Relator, Activator, Developer and Self- Assurance as his top strengths.