An IIM-Ahmedabad alumini, Dr. Om Manchanda started his career with Hindustan Lever Limited (HLL) as a management trainee in the year 1990. His next stint was with Monsanto, a biotech company, where he was part of a team that successfully launched their first ever biotech product Bt-Cotton as the head of Sales and Marketing. In 2003, he thus joined Ranbaxy as Head - Marketing and later moved as Head-International and Innovation group, Consumer Healthcare Division. Ultimately, in 2005, he left it to join Dr Lal PathLabs Pvt Ltd as the COO. Since 2008, he is the CEO of the company and has transformed the company from around Rs. 40 crores to Rs 675 crores company in the current Financial Year.