Udaipur : Mr. Pankaj Ramanbhai Patel, who currently serves as the Chairman and Managing Director of the pharmaceutical giant Zydus Cadila, has been appointed as the Chairman of IIM Udaipur. The Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Govt. of India made the appointment earlier this week.
Mr. Patel, who holds a masters degree in Pharma and Pharmaceutical Technology from Gujarat University and a Law degree from University of Mumbai, is widely known as one of the most successful and innovative Indian pharma entrepreneurs.
He has been serving as the Senior Vice President of FICCI since December 2015 and President of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry since 2006. He has also been on Leadership positions in multiple pharmaceutical companies like Cipla, DialforHealth and BAAP Diagnostics. He was awarded as”Pharma Man of the Year” by the Federation of Indian Industry and Economists in 2004.
IIM Udaipur is delighted to have a person of this stature as its Chairman and it hopes to benefit from Mr. Patel’s experience to achieve greater accomplishments.