Mr. Vaibhav Karandikar
Whole Time Director and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Vaibhav Karandikar is a Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and a Company Secretary with a post qualification experience of 25 years. He joined Sanofi in April 2007 and since then he has worked across various domains in the Finance function which include financial accounting & reporting, taxation, business finance, management accounting etc. In his most recent assignment, he worked as Head of Controlling (Business Finance) for the General Medicines and Consumer Healthcare Business. In this role, he also supported the Global Support Function activities, Intra-Group Exports and Intra-Group services. During his time at Sanofi, he has been part of several key projects including mergers, acquisitions, divestures, integration projects. He also led the overall GST transition for the Company.
Prior to joining Sanofi, he worked as Senior Manager Finance & Company Secretary for Sandoz India Private Limited (Heading the finance function for the Commercial operations). In the past, he was associated with Aventis Pharma Limited, Tata Power Limited and Hindustan Ciba Geigy.