Sharad Tyagi appointed new president of OPPI

Sharad Tyagi

Boehringer Ingelheim India MD Sharad Tyagi has been appointed as the new president of Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI).

A statement released from OPPI said that Tyagi has been given reins for three years with effect from April 01, 2020.

He will be replacing A Vaidheesh, Managing Director, India, Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Tyagi has been a Vice President and Executive Committee of OPPI for the last ten years, heading important work groups and committees for the organisation, it added.

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“I welcome Sharad as the new President and under his leadership, I am confident that OPPI will continue to advocate for patient-centred policies that are focused towards building a healthier India through access to innovation,” Vaidheesh said.

Established in 1965, OPPI represents the research-based pharmaceutical companies in India.

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