For Immediate Release: October 31, 2012
Media Inquiries: Adrienne Fierro, 301-656-5900; Fierro@pda.org
Bethesda, Md., October 31, 2012 – The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is proud to announce the founding of the PDA India Chapter, which will serve PDA members in India.
“This is a critical time in the global pharmaceutical marketplace and we are excited to introduce the PDA India Chapter. There is no doubt about India’s evolving importance in the market and we believe that now is the perfect time to help support this critical region,” said PDA President Richard M. Johnson. He added, “Market diversity is on the rise, business opportunities have been established, affordability of drugs and accessibility is at a critical point and India is a major player in this changing landscape. PDA is honored to have such overwhelming interest from the community and we look forward to working with active members in the region.”
The initial chapter leadership will include PDA members and industry leaders: Sanjay Singh of Aurobindo Pharma. will serve as the first India Chapter President. He will be joined by Chapter President-Elect Sanjit Singh Lamba, Eisai Pharmatechnology & Manufacturing, Chapter Treasurer Ivy Louis, Vienni Training & Consulting and Chapter Secretary Amit Sharma, Sartorius India.
The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is the leading global provider of science, technology and regulatory information and education for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical community. Founded in 1946 as a nonprofit organization, PDA is committed to developing scientifically sound, practical technical information and resources to advance science and regulation through the expertise of its more than 9,500 members worldwide.