Dr. Om Manchanda is the Chief Executive Officer of Dr Lal PathLabs Ltd. He is alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad. Om has over 26 years of work experience. After graduating from the IIMA in June 1990, Om joined Unilever Group Companies (now Hindustan Unilever) as a management trainee. He worked for HUL for nearly 10 years in various positions such as Area Sales Manager, Innovation Manager - Beverages, Senior Brand Manager and Business Manager.
After HUL, he moved to an American company Monsanto India Limited as their National Marketing Manager and thereafter as their National Sales Manager in 1999. Early 2003, He joined Ranbaxy Laboratory Limited in their Global Consumer Healthcare Division and worked initially as General Manager - Marketing and then General Manager - International & Innovation before joining Dr Lal Pathlabs in October 2005.
He has successfully led the transformation of Dr Lal PathLabs in the last 11 years from a family run business to a professionally run listed company. In Dec. 2015, Dr Lal Pathlabs had a blockbuster listing on National Stock Exchange.
Om is the recipient of many awards. Notable ones are CAME innovation awards in HUL, Achiever of the Year Award in 2014, presented by CEO India as a part of CEO Awards 2014. Also the finalist in EY entrepreneur of the year 2015 awards.