Mr. Sundaram became a member and Chairman of Taro’s Board of Directors in April 2012. He was the Chief Executive Officer of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (“Sun Pharma”) from April 2010 to April 2012 (and a director of the Sun Pharma Board of Directors until March 2012), and in this role he focused on accelerating Sun Pharma’s growth in India and other emerging market countries and developing broad, strategic alliances with other leading companies in the pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Sundaram has almost three decades of regional/global experience much of which has been in the pharmaceutical industry, largely with GlaxoSmithKline plc (“GSK,” LSE: GSK, NYSE: GSK), where he has held country, regional and global responsibilities. As its Managing Director, he led the turnaround of GSK India; and in the regional role, he spearheaded the company’s differentiated and region-specific Emerging Markets strategy.
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