Vanaja has a Master’s degree in Commerce and professional qualifications in both cost & financial management and corporate compliance. She has 25 years’ of experience in global organizations such as Molex Inc. & Sigma Aldrich (now a subsidiary of Merck) as CFO and other senior leadership roles in finance, human resources, information systems and sourcing & procurement. Most recently Vanaja was responsible for establishing and leading Global Shared Services for Sigma Aldrich. Vanaja has significant experience leading major strategic projects through to completion. Vanaja, in her role as managing director in India, oversees the India business, focusing on its growth strategy and expansion of George Clinical’s footprint in India’s clinical research landscape.