Regional Director & Head – Quality, Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Rajasekhar Akkaraju is associated with Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. as Regional Director & Head – Quality at Corporate office, BKC, Mumbai, since 2014
Rajasekhar is having total 25 years’ of wide & rich experience in overall Quality Management in Top Pharma companies in India and in MNCs. Has wide exposure to Quality control, Quality Assurance systems, Regulatory compliance audits like USFDA, MHRA,PIC/S,ANVISA,WHO etc .
Rajasekhar’s forte lies in Quality Management System, Regulatory Audit compliance, Continuous Process Improvement, Team Building.
His commitment, dedication and better anticipation in driving continuous improvement and institutionalizing best Quality practices differentiate him from other Quality professionals in India. He is a Quality Strategist and believes in innovation and execution. Rajasekhar Akkaraju hails from Telangana state and from Hyderabad, India. His father is a retired Medical Doctor. From his child hood he grown with medicines in hand and developed mind set towards serving patients and customers. He started his career as a Lab Analyst and moved through various phases of hierarchy as Manager QA, Manager QC, Expert in Validations and Qualifications, setting up of green field pharma projects, corporate Quality, Site Quality Head, Regulatory Compliance Head, Development Quality Head etc. Worked in Indian companies like Dr.Reddy’s, Ranbaxy, Zydus, and MNCs like Pfizer, Mylan before taking up role in Abbott.
He is a valuable member of international and national Pharma Professional Organizations like ISPE, PDA, IPQ, IPA & IDMA.
Rajasekhar is a Post Graduate in Pharmacy from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. He is a Vivacious reader (both technical and Philosophical/Spiritual) and enjoys spending time with family and at home.