Anantha Nayak

CEO, Cipla Health Ltd

“Anantha Nayak is a Chemical Engineer and and MBA from IIM, Calcutta.

He was with Procter & Gamble for over 16 years. Most of his career he was based in Singapore, apart from having stayed in Thailand for couple of years. He has launched Olay and Whisper Choice brands in India. In his last role in P&G, he was leading the Haircare (Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Rejoice etc.) category for developing markets of Asia Pacific.

In late 2013, he relocated from Singapore to India along with his family, to start up a consumer healthcare business for Cipla. Currently he is the CEO of Cipla Health Ltd.

Anantha is an amateur athlete and has run several marathons in different countries. His wife Suchi is a Director at Barclays Capital and they have 2 kids – Nina (5 years old) and Neil (1 year old)”