inVentiv Health, offering best-in-class clinical, commercial and consulting services to the biopharmaceutical industry, has named a senior executive in Indiaâs life sciences industry to lead its expanding operations in India.
Anita Tripathy joins inVentiv Health from Capgemini, India, where she served on the leadership team of the global provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. At inVentiv Health, as President, India, she will be responsible for the management, development and growth of all business units in India across inVentivâs Clinical and Commercial segments.
âBy enhancing our organization in India and our service offerings there, inVentiv is prepared to better meet our customersâ need for more cost-effective research, data services and strategic outsourcing,â said Paul Meister, CEO of inVentiv Health. âIndia remains a top choice among global pharmaceutical and biotech companies on the skills-to-cost scale, and Anitaâs deep understanding of India, IT and the life sciences sector will support our growth.â
India is a key market for inVentivâs growth plans in Asia. With significant Indian operations already in place, the Company has an excellent platform for a new leader to expand both inVentivâs customer base and the development of new services.
She will be based in Mumbai and report to inVentiv Health Executive Vice President Ray Hill.
At Capgemini, Anita Tripathy led a strategic cluster of IT products for the European market. While at Cognizant earlier in her career, she led the Strategic Business Unit for Life Sciences in India. She orchestrated teams based out of India, China and Argentina, delivering services across three continents, North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Before transitioning to the life sciences industry, she worked in ERP applications for KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd., and at Satyam Computer Services Ltd. She also worked in Pune at Nestle India as a systems analyst, and at ICIM Ltd as a senior systems engineer.
She holds a Bachelorâs degree in Chemistry from Berhampur University and a Masterâs in Computer Applications from the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela, Orissa, India.