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In a strategic move aimed at bolstering its presence in the dynamic Indian life science market, Merck, a global leader in science and technology, has appointed Dhananjay Singh as the Managing Director for its Life Science division in India. The announcement, effective April 1, 2024, marks a significant development in Merck’s commitment to advancing scientific progress and innovation in the region.

Dhananjay Singh brings to his new role a wealth of experience, having served Merck for an impressive 26 years. Prior to his appointment, Singh served as the Head of Science & Lab Solutions Commercial for India, where he played a pivotal role in shaping the company’s commercial endeavors and fostering strategic partnerships. With a proven track record of leadership and deep insights into market dynamics, Singh is poised to steer Merck’s Life Science division toward new heights of success.


Commenting on his appointment, Dhananjay Singh expressed his enthusiasm for driving Merck’s vision of “India for India and India for the Globe.” He emphasized the importance of collaboration, both with customers and stakeholders, in navigating the intricate landscape of the life sciences industry. Singh reiterated Merck’s commitment to supporting government initiatives such as “Make in India,” underscoring the company’s dedication to fostering growth and innovation in the country.

Pratima Reddy, Country Speaker for Merck India, commended Singh’s exemplary leadership and highlighted his instrumental role in shaping the Science and Lab Solutions Commercial business in India. Reddy expressed confidence in Singh’s ability to strengthen Merck’s position in the Indian market and lead initiatives aimed at driving people-centric performance and progress.

In his new capacity, Dhananjay Singh will be responsible for driving Merck’s Life Science strategy in India, ensuring governance, compliance, and collaboration with leaders across Merck’s businesses in the country. With a clear focus on customer satisfaction and strategic alignment, Singh aims to propel Merck’s Life Science division toward unparalleled success in the Indian market.


The appointment of Dhananjay Singh as Managing Director underscores Merck’s unwavering commitment to delivering innovative solutions and driving positive change in the field of life sciences. As Merck continues to expand its footprint in India, Singh’s leadership promises to usher in a new era of growth, collaboration, and scientific excellence.


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