Parag Agarwal is the Chief Financial Officer of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited. He joined Dr. Reddy’s from London-based Reckitt Benckiser PLC, where he was the CFO for Health. In a career spanning over 33 years, Parag has held several leadership positions, contributing significantly to the financial performance of his organizations. With over 10 years of working experience in several countries outside India, he brings deep global experience in leading business and financial strategy, transforming finance function, as well as in M&A strategy and execution.
He has expertise in driving performance management of investments, financial result delivery, and driving operating margin improvement through revenue and cost optimization across the value chain. Parag has held leadership positions in diverse cultural contexts and has driven large-scale change management programs in ambiguous and dynamic environments. Prior to his nine-year stint at Reckitt, Parag was associated with organizations such as Unilever, GSK Consumer Healthcare, and Genpact. Parag is a Chartered Accountant and a Company Secretary.