Becton, Dickinson & Company appoints new Managing Director for India & South Asia

Pavan Mocherla, the new MD of Medical Technology giant BD, will be driving patient safety initiatives

New Delhi: BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company has appointed Pavan Mocherla as the new Managing Director for its India and South Asia operations. The medical technology giant aims to improve medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care.

Mr Pavan will be relocating to India from the US to be at the helm of affairs in the country. With more than 25 years of experience across various industries, Pavan has held multiple positions and managed several projects in both emerging and developed markets. A strong believer in living the BD values of continuously improving and innovating and doing it right, he has been with BD for 14+years in business and strategic roles.

In his last assignment in BD for Strategic Innovation, he was instrumental in setting up an Innovation System to accelerate growth opportunities for the markets of China and South East Asia. In his current role, Pavan will be driving patient safety initiatives like Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Healthcare associated infections (HAI) reduction etc. and spearhead projects to improve access to technology in the global health space (HIV, TB etc.) through engagement with stakeholders across Government and multilateral agencies.

Prior to BD, he was associated with organisations like Whirlpool, ONIDA and NIIT Ltd. Pavan completed his MBA in Marketing from Central University, Pondicherry and Bachelors in Science from Osmania University, Hyderabad.

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