22-Apr-2010 - Hikal Ltd.

Hikal appoints Dr. Vadiraj Ekkundi as Head - R&D, Bangalore

Hikal Ltd. announced the appointment of Dr. Vadiraj Ekkundi as the Head of its R&D facility in Bangalore.

Dr. Ekkundi comes with over 26 years of experience in the field of Research & Development activities. His experience encompasses a mix of scientific, technical as well as managerial roles. He has occupied various top level positions in leading multinational companies such as Hindustan Lever Limited, Wyeth Laboratories, Atul Products Limited, and Ciba group to name a few.

Dr. Ekkundi has done his MSc from Dharwad University and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. He has also done his Post Doctoral Research from the Institute of Organic Chemistry, Braunschweig, Germany and the Boston College, USA.

"Dr Ekkundi’s expertise and strong leadership capabilities will add immense value to our R&D processes and business" said Mr. Jai Hiremath, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Hikal.

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