Dayanand Thandalam Sriram

Dayanand  became Managing Director for GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria PLC in June 2014 after 19 years of proven leadership experience in Sales, Marketing and General Management. His portfolio cuts across Nutritionals, Wellness and Oral Care. As part of his role at GSK, Dayanand is responsible for the total management of the Consumer Healthcare business in Nigeria.

He joined GSK in 1995 assuming various sales leadership roles; such as the Regional Head (West) Mumbai & (South) Chennai, Category Head, Nutritionals/National Sales Manager/ Sales Development Director International, H.Q. Gurgaon, and General Manager of GSK Colombo, Sri Lanka. Dayanand was solely charged with the responsibilities of delivering sales development initiatives in GSK’s focus market of Brazil, China, Mexico, Japan and Egypt.

Prior to GSK, he started his professional career with Hindustan Unilever, Chennai, India as a Packaging Development Officer (1991 - 1993).

Dayanand holds a B.Sc (Physics) from Loyola College, Chennai, India, a Masters Diploma in Packaging Technology from the India Institute of Packaging, Mumbai, India and Masters of Business Administration from B.I.M, Trichy, India