Hyderabad, Mar 29 (PTI) Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd. Also Read - Telangana rains: Death toll rises to 70, govt on alert as IMD predicts more heavy rains

today announced the appointment of Erez Israeli, former President and CEO of Enzymotec, as the Chief Operating Officer (COO), succeeding Abhijit Mukherjee, who will retire on March 31 after a 15-year career with the company. Also Read - Hyderabad Rains: Death Toll Rises to 50, IMD Predicts Heavy Rains Till October 21

Israeli will join Dr. Reddy’s on April two as Chief Operating Officer and Global Head of Generics & PSAI, based out of Hyderabad. Also Read - Hyderabad Rains: Overnight Downpour Devastates City; Flood-hit Families to Get Relief Ration Kits at Doorstep

He will report to Dr. Reddy’s Co-Chairman & CEO, G V Prasad, a company statement said.

In a career spanning over 25 years, Israeli has held leadership positions that have contributed significantly to the performance of companies he worked for, the statement said.

Prior to Enzymotec, he completed 23 years with Teva Pharmaceuticals Limited, where he held several positions of responsibility including Vice-President-Marketing & Sales for North America, Vice-President Asia Operations, President Teva API, Group Executive Vice President, Head of Global Quality, and President & CEO Growth Markets, it said.

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