M Mahender Reddy
Deputy General Manager, Project Management
My Story at Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services
Why did you choose to work at Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services?
I was interested in working at a CDMO that has footprints in various geographical locations. In my role at Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services, I continue to have great opportunities that allow me to work with top pharmaceutical companies.
What has been your career path?
I joined the company as the Deputy General Manager of Project Management in Vizag, India. In this role, I implemented the project management process to support our business needs. I was also afforded the additional responsibility of helping the process development team. Later, I was given the lead role of Project Management at Aji Bio-Pharma India and now work directly with our Belgium team on the Project Management function.
What is special about the culture at Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services?
At Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services, we are empowered to work autonomously and to make decisions, which helps us to develop our personal skills. Our achievements are always appreciated and celebrated.
What is your favorite part about working at Aji Bio-Pharma Services?
My favorite part is having the privilege to work with different customers on a variety of new and exciting projects. The company also encourages its employees to share their innovative thoughts which helps lead to simplified processes without compromising safety and quality.
How do you help impact Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services mission and vision?
As a member of the Project Management team, I am on the frontline of ensuring clear communication and coordination with customers and internal stakeholders for faster delivery of the projects, which helps fulfill the company’s mission to provide therapeutics that help to improve the health of humankind.