Company Secretary and Chief – Legal, Risk & Compliance Officer
Akhilesh Nand is the Company Secretary and Chief – Legal, Risk & Compliance Officer at Biocon Biologics. He is responsible for leading a diverse legal function dedicated to support Biocon Biologics’ business all around the world, in matters such as corporate actions; mergers and acquisitions; negotiation and management of strategic collaborations & business development deals; managing litigation; and advise on business compliance and risk management.
Akhilesh joined Biocon in 2015 and has over two decades of experience in providing strategic advice to the board, management and the company on unsettled or complex legal issues, and he assists them in efficiently solving problems and minimizing risk. Prior to joining Biocon, he held strategic leadership roles in Ranbaxy Laboratories where he was responsible for enabling growth through a combination of innovative transactions and strategic mergers & acquisitions. He was instrumental in the successful merger of Ranbaxy Laboratories with Sun Pharmaceuticals, one of the largest M&A deals in the Indian pharma market.
He is a law graduate from the Delhi University and is a member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.