13 January 2021 | News
Varde joins Roche Diagnostics from Abbott Diagnostics India where he was General Manager & Country Head
Roche Diagnostics India, part of the Roche Group, has announced the appointment of Narendra Varde as Managing Director for India and Neighbouring Markets.
Varde joins Roche Diagnostics from Abbott Diagnostics India where he was General Manager & Country Head. He has a total of 15 years working experience in the IVD, Medical Devices & Pharmaceutical industries, most recently at Abbott Diagnostics India. In the past, he also served as Regional Country Manager for Abbott Point of Care Diagnostics business in the UK, France and Ireland.
"We are very pleased to have a highly experienced leader joining with Narendra Varde. He is strongly qualified to take on this role given his strong focus on leading with innovation, drive to deliver value to customers and focus to improve quality of lives for patients that we believe will resonate with our culture," said Guido Sander, Head of High Growth Markets - Roche Diagnostics Asia Pacific.”
“I have heard brilliant things about the Roche culture and looking forward to experiencing it,” says Varde. “Roche, with its broad offering of innovative solutions in diagnostics, is well positioned to support unmet needs of the stakeholders and I am excited to drive this with the team at a time when our customers and patients in India need it the most.”