New Delhi, Jan 2 (PTI) Roche Diabetes Care India Wednesday said it has appointed Gaurav Laroia as general manager (GM) for its India operations.Also Read - India vs England Highlights T20 World Cup Warm-Up Match: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul Guide India to a 6-Wicket Victory Over England

He will report to Roche Diabetes Care Asia Pacific head, Pedro Goncalves, and will be a member of the Roche Diabetes Care Asia Pacific leadership team, the company said in a statement. Also Read - SAFF Championship 2021 Match Highlights India vs Bangladesh Match 3 Today Football Updates: 10-Man Bangladesh Earn a Hard-Fought 1-1 Draw Over India

Laroia relocates to Mumbai from his current role as head of the program management office, APAC for Roche Pharmaceuticals in Singapore, it added. Also Read - Farah Khan Tests Positive For Coronavirus Despite Being Double Vaccinated, Says 'I Didn't Put My Kaala Teeka'

He has more than 18 years of experience in commercial operations, business development and management consulting in healthcare-related multinational organisations in India, Singapore and the USA, the release said.

Gaurav holds a PhD in molecular and cellular biology from New York University School of Medicine, USA and a masters in genetics from the University of Cambridge, UK.

“India is a very important market for Roche and our aspiration in the near future will be to be India’s topmost integrated diabetes solutions provider, touching millions of lives who need smart solutions for diabetes,” Laroia said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.