Arun Sawhney joined Dr. Reddy's in 2001, as President of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients business, from Max-Gb Limited where he was Chief Executive. While at Max-Gb, Arun succeeded in turning the company around to make it a market leader in its business segment. Prior to his assignment with Max-Gb, he headed the Global Business Development function at Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited. Earlier in his career, Arun held positions of responsibility with Hindustan Ciba-Geigy and Bayer India.
Arun is an MBA silver-medalist from the International Management Institute, New Delhi, and has a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.