G.V. Prasad leads the core team at Dr. Reddy’s that has contributed significantly to its transformation from a mid-sized domestic operation into a worldwide pharmaceutical conglomerate. Dr Reddy’s revenue grew from $ 50 million to $ 2.5 billion during his tenure in the organization. He has led the global expansion of the company, especially into developed markets, through both organic and inorganic means.
Prasad’s leadership has been widely recognized. He was declared India’s best CEO in the Large Company category by Business Today in 2014, India Business Leader of the Year by CNBC Asia in 2015 and India’s 50 Greatest CEO’s ever by Outlook in 2017.
A Chemical Engineer from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Prasad also holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Administration from Purdue University, USA.