Rehan A. Khan appointed Managing Director of MSD India

Mr Rehan A. Khan has been appointed as the Managing Director of MSD India. He will be assuming responsibility from January 13, 2020


Mumbai: MSD in India has announced the appointment of Mr Rehan A. Khan as Managing Director, India Region. Rehan will be assuming responsibility from January 13, 2020.

Announcing the leadership appointment, Dorthe Mikkelsen, President Asia Pacific Region, MSD said, “I am thrilled to announce the appointment of Rehan A. Khan as Managing Director for MSD in India. Rehan is an accomplished international leader who has led large and complex multinational businesses, covering India, Greater China, Southeast Asia, and across Asia Pacific with leading multinational companies. His expertise, experience and industry know-how will be invaluable in driving MSD’s business in India and helping achieve our vision for patient access to critical therapies”.

Rehan has over 20 years of in-depth industry experience, including as President of Asia Pacific with an NYSE-listed dialysis services provider with presence across 50 cities in Asia and prior to that as Managing Director of a leading pharmaceutical multinational company in India.

More recently, Rehan was an entrepreneur and Founder of First Penguin Capital, an early stage fund focused on investing in health and consumer tech startups. He was also a board member and advisor to several impact led Private Equity funds and to healthcare companies in Africa, India, and South East Asia.

Rehan is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He holds a Master of Science degree in Health Sciences from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences – a joint program between Harvard Medical School and MIT. The program included a 6-month rotation in Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Rehan also has a Master of Business Administration degree from Drexel University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin.