Prashant Pandey has recently been appointed as general manager of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for Myanmar, Bangladesh and Nepal, the company said in a statement.
Prior to the appointment, Pandey had been working for GSK's India operations as area marketing lead for nutrition and digestive health and expert sales and marketing excellence.
He joined GSK in July 2008 as general manager at health food drinks and subsequently moved into the head for family nutrition category role 2013.
“I welcome Prashant to his new and exciting role,” said Manoj Kumar, area general manager at GSK Consumer Healthcare.
Kumar said he is confident that Pandey's vast experience in India in the health food drinks category and leadership skills will contribute immensely to the company's operations in Myanmar, Bangladesh and Nepal.
On his appointment, Pandey said: “This is indeed an exciting and challenging opportunity and I am honoured to be here.”
He holds a BSc degree from Agra University and an MBA from the Institute of Management Technology at Ghaziabad in India.