Anu Gadhiraju currently works for GSK Consumer Healthcare as a Packaging Development Manager in R&D Respiratory Category which consists of a complete portfolio of leading, over the counter brands in multiple categories, including Allergy and Decongestion.
In this role, Anu is primarily responsible for managing the strategy and execution of gross margin improvement initiatives across allergy and smokers’ health sub-categories along with innovation initiatives.
Anu graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelors degree in Packaging Engineering and brings with her 14 years of experience in Packaging Design and Development with a concentration in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to GSK, Anu worked for Bayer Healthcare Diabetes division, where she was responsible for NPI projects focused on improvement of patient experience and innovative packaging solutions for diabetes meter kits as well as cost and process improvement projects. Prior to Bayer, Anu worked in packaging engineering roles with BMS and Pfizer based in the US and 3M based in the UK, with a similar focus on innovation and lifecycle management.