Ravikrishna Chebolu joins West Pharma as GM of India
West Pharmaceutical Services (West) has announced the appointment of Ravikrishna Chebolu as General Manager of its India operations. With more than 20 years of relevant commercial and general management experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, Chebolu will lead West’s cross-functional India leadership team to drive further growth for the business and deliver strategic plans for India.
Chebolu joins West from Laurus Labs, where he was working as Vice President & Global Head of Business Development and Project Management. Before this, he worked for various Indian pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies such as GVK Biosciences (now Aragen), Aizant Drug Solutions and multinational companies including Agilent Technologies.
Chebolu holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Hyderabad, India and carried out his Post-Doctoral Research at Rutgers University and the University of Connecticut in the US. He completed an Executive General Management Program (EGMP) at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and also earned his MBA in International Business from ICFAI in India.