Mumbai: GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited on Monday announced the appointment of Annaswamy Vaidheesh, as Vice President, South Asia and Managing Director. Vaidheesh will take charge on August 3. He will succeed Hasit Joshipura.
Prior to this appointment, Vaidheesh was Vice President, Corporate Government Affairs, Asia-Pacific at Johnson & Johnson based in Singapore. Before that he was Managing Director, Johnson & Johnson Medical India and Vice President, Asia-Pacific – Diabetes franchise, based in Mumbai.
Vaidheesh is a successful senior business leader from Johnson & Johnson with more than 28 years of diverse experience in the healthcare and FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) industries. He is a Bachelor of Physics from Madras University and has completed his Master’s Degree in Marketing Management from Bombay University.