Subhanu Saxena is an accomplished executive with experience in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia. He has worked in Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, consulting and banking. Subhanu was recently the Managing Director & Global Chief Executive Officer at Cipla, a pharmaceutical manufacturing company with a presence in over 170 countries.
In 2016, he was awarded a Finance Monthly CEO of the Year award for India based CEOs. Prior to that, he was a Pharma Executive Committee Member for Novartis Pharmaceuticals responsible for Global Product Strategy and Commercialisation, having previously been Country President and Pharma CEO Novartis UK and Ireland.
Subhanu has an MBA from INSEAD and an MA (Hons) in Engineering Science from Oxford University. He speaks six languages, loves loud music, plays guitar and is a lecturer/teacher of Sanskrit and Vedanta.