Four vice-presidents were elected unanimously along with the president for the year 2016-17
OPPI has recently concluded its statutory Annual General Meeting of members and re-elected its office bearers. Dr Shailesh Ayyangar, MD India and VP South Asia, Sanofi, was unanimously elected as the President for the year 2016-17.
Dr Ayyangar has held this position for the past three years. At the same meeting, four vice-presidents were elected unanimously – Sudarshan Jain, MD – Healthcare Solutions, Abbott Healthcare, Sharad Tyagi, MD, Boehringer Ingelheim India, KG Ananthakrishnan, VP and MD, MSD India and Sanjiv Navangul, MD, Janssen India – Johnson & Johnson.
The elected office bearers of OPPI will have their tenure till the next annual general meeting in 2017.
Commenting on his reelection, Dr Ayyangar said, “I would like to thank my fellow colleagues in the executive committee for their tremendous support and guidance over the years and for reposing their faith in me to lead the OPPI in its 51st year of existence.” He congratulated the elected office bearers and reaffirmed OPPI’s commitment to work with all stakeholders to contribute significantly towards the healthcare agenda of our nation.
Kanchana TK, Director General, OPPI said, “On behalf of all our members I welcome our team of office bearers for 2016-17. Under their guidance, OPPI is committed to work with all external stakeholders to ensure that we keep the patient at the centre of all that we do.”
EP News Bureau