PHARMA, FMCG INDUSTRY PRINCIPAL, GITACLOUD
Vasan plays the Industry Thought Leader role in SCM domain for GitaCloud in Pharmaceutical and Consumer Goods industries.
Vasan has 34 years of experience in Supply Chain in FMCG, Pharmaceutical, and Chemical industry verticals. Vasan has held leadership positions in organizations holding market leadership positions in Global Markets.
Till recently, Vasan was Senior Vice President, Supply Chain for Aurobindo Pharma, a $2 Billion enterprise with global presence.
Earlier, Vasan was Senior Vice President, Operations at Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, a $1 Billion enterprise with presence in 60 countries. Vasan was in-charge of end-to-end Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Projects, Operations HR, Budgeting, Cost Controls, and SCM / Manufacturing Finance.
Vasan has also played leadership roles in multiple other Pharma and FMCG organizations like Director Operations at IFFCO, Director Operations at Pidilite, General Manager Manufacturing at Marico, and General Works Manager at Asian Paints.
Vasan has worked with large Strategic Consulting organizations like BCG to enable end-to-end Supply Chain improvement across Demand Planning, Inventory Planning, Supply Planning, and Manufacturing, resulting into OEE and OTIF metric improvements of 20% or more.
Vasan was awarded the Gold medal for Process Excellence by Frost & Sullivan. Vasan has achieved process excellence and delivered continuous improvement in various organizations using tools such as TPM, TQM, Six Sigma, ERP, and APS solutions. Vasan has delivered significant improvement in Forecast Accuracy, Materials and Production Planning, Procurement OTIF, OTIF to Market, and Inventory reduction across the supply chain.
Vasan completed his education from National Institute of Technology Tiruchirapalli, India with a B.Tech. degree in Chemical Engineering.
Vasan currently resides in Hyderabad, India.