Ms. Annapurna Das
Annapurna is the Head of Asia, Sanofi Vaccines since June 2022 with responsibility for commercial operations for countries across Asia including India. Prior to this, she was General Manager, Sanofi Vaccines, India since Nov 2019. She has completed her Bachelor’s in Science (Chemical Engineering), BIT Sindri and her MBA, Marketing, Madurai Kamraj University.
Annapurna joined Sanofi India in November 2019, after a successful career in major pharmaceutical organizations in India holding roles with increasing responsibilities across sales, marketing, and strategy and business development. Annapurna with more than 23 years of experience, brings to the Company, strong knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and an energetic drive towards growth and transformation. She has demonstrated in her most recent experience, leading India vaccines organization through a major go to market model transformation, the ability to engage internally and externally, together with a strong resilience. She is a compassionate leader with focus on talent and people development while driving diversity and building an inclusive workplace.
With deep and diverse strategic and operational experience in the pharmaceutical industry in India and other markets across Asia, she has worked across disease and therapeutic areas. Annapurna has led P&L across both pharma and vaccine businesses in India and South Asia markets in leading global pharma companies. Her critical experiences are in life cycle and growth management of mature portfolio, new launches, business model transformation, digital acceleration and establishing innovative partnerships for expanding patient access.