As Managing Director of Janssen India, Sarthak oversees the Company’s operations in India and the South Asian markets of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh & Nepal. Sarthak is a member of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) India President Council, as well as the Janssen Asia Pacific Leadership Team.
Sarthak joined Janssen as General Manager – Marketing in 2007. He went on to hold a variety of roles with increasing responsibility, including leadership roles at regional and country level.
From 2011-2014, he worked in the Janssen Asia Pacific Strategic Marketing team as Regional Commercial Director for Immunology, Metabolics and Established products and played a pivotal role in ensuring timely access to important medications for patients across the region.
He later relocated to Japan to take on the role of Senior Director of Marketing for Immunology, Pain & Infectious Diseases, again increasing access to our medicines and in turn delivering significant growth for the business. In 2016, he returned to his home country, India, as Vice President - Established Products, Metabolics, Immunology and Dermatology. In this role, he led multiple programs aimed at bringing our transformational medical innovations to the country.
With over 20 years’ pharmaceutical experience, Sarthak is a respected industry leader and currently Chairs the Western Region Committee of the American Chambers of Commerce (AMCHAM). He is also a part of the National Executive Board of AMCHAM.
He is an Executive Council member of the Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) and Chairs Government Affairs Work Group and Rare Diseases Task Force.
Sarthak holds a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. He enjoys reading and bird photography in his spare time.