Dr Batra’s™ Group of Companies Strengthens Leadership Team
Dr Batra’s™ Group of Companies, India’s leading homeopathic healthcare corporate, has announced the restructuring of its company boards by inducting two of its senior leadership – Sandeep Saxena and Aaras Vasa – into the Products and Clinics company Boards respectively. In addition, Sandeep Saxena has been promoted as the Managing Director of Dr Batra’s® Products while he continues in his role as Group CEO and Aaras Vasa has been promoted as the Executive Director of Dr Batra’s™ Clinics as he continues in his role as the Chief Strategy Officer for the Group.
“Both Sandeep and Aaras have been with us for four years and above all else, have a very strong value system and immense passion for the brand which were very important criteria in their selection to the respective company Boards. The induction of professionals like them to our Company Boards is a step in the right direction towards creating a professionally managed company and ensuring good corporate governance. With a proven track record for successfully leading large scale initiatives and driving innovation and excellence, we are particularly excited to be offering these progressive internal opportunities for our people as we evolve and grow. I look forward to continuing to work closely with them in their new roles,” said Dr. Akshay Batra, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Dr Batra’s™ Healthcare.
Sandeep Saxena’s career spans over 24 years, during which he has worked with some leading companies in Consumer Healthcare, FMCG and Pharmaceutical sectors like Ranbaxy, Elder and Colgate-Palmolive India. Sandeep Saxena has played a crucial role in leading Dr Batra’s™ transformation from core Homeopathy Business to building the Consumer Healthcare and FMCG Business. During his tenure, the Product business has seen a big surge in the Modern Trade presence which now spans 5000 stores. Going forward the plan is to scale up this presence to 50,000 stores by 2020.
Aaras Vasa holds 15 years of experience and knowledge in strategy, market entry, technology and communication. He has worked internationally with Nokia and Motorola and in his last stint with Accenture he was an integral part of the communication, media and technology domain. Having joined Dr Batra’s™ as COO in 2013, he was promoted to the role of a Chief Strategy Officer. Aaras has been responsible for directing and implementing new business lines and driving strategy and growth for the clinic vertical in India and internationally.