Mr. Damodar Mantri

damodharMr. Damodar Mantri, Director – IT and BPE, Dr Reddy’s Labs
Mr. M. Damodar works as the Director for IT & BPE (Information Technology & Business Process Excellence) at Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd., Hyderabad. His current role entails supporting Manufacturing Operations and Supply Chain Management through Information Technology and continuous business process improvements.

He is a strong functional domain expert in Business Process Engineering, Operations Management, Governance Risk Control and Supply Chain Management. His extensive IT expertize is in the implementation of ERP (SAP), SCM, Manufacturing Execution System (MES), Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Governance Risk Control (ITGC & ITAC) , Quality Management System (QMS), CRM, SRM, Master Data Management, Web Technologies, E-commerce, Middleware, Lotus Notes, Knowledge Management – Training among others.

In his 27+ years of life sciences and FMCG industry experience, he has worked for Coco-Cola India, Cheminor Drugs Ltd, SOL Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Veera Laboratories Ltd., and PFIMEX International Ltd.
Damodar has a degree in MTech, in Information Technology, MBA in Business Systems & Marketing and a Post Graduate Diploma in Materials Management.
He loves sharing his wide experience and deep knowledge by writing articles and is frequently invited to speak at high-level events.

His publications and appearances as a guest speaker include:

  • CIO.Siliconindia.com – Today’s Strategy and Execution Challenges for a CIO
  • CIO.Siliconindia.com – Total Cost to Organization, Decision support on Assets procurement
  • www.aandd24.in – Under the wings of Plant Automation
  • www.oemupdates.com – Automation in Pharma Plants
  • Guest Speaker – “Ideating platform for Manufacturing Execution Systems”. hosted by Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing-IT Summit
  • Guest Speaker – “Business Perspective of Enterprise information Integration” at IEEE Technology Management Conference
  • Panel speaker – “Big Data, Mobility & Cloud: Nuances, Best Practices & Challenges.” at CIO Conclave – 2014

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