Satellite Banner
Molecular & Clinical Diagnostics
Scientific Community
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

Merck Millipore Announces Incoming CEO and President

Published: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Bookmark and Share
Udit Batra, Ph.D. will be responsible for the organization’s strategic direction to drive growth and product innovation as well as oversight of the worldwide operations.

Dr. Batra will assume leadership effective May 15, 2014 and be based at the company’s U.S. headquarters in Massachusetts. 

“As a global leader in the Life Sciences industry, I am very humbled and excited to be a part of Merck Millipore team and look forward to serving our customers globally,” Dr. Batra said. “As a former researcher who personally utilized the strong differentiated products that Merck Millipore offers, I have watched this organization develop over the past several years, and look forward to further building upon that success to bring continued value to our customers and other stakeholders.”

Dr. Batra comes to Merck Millipore from the Consumer Health division of Merck KGaA, where he successfully grew the business in established and emerging markets. He previously worked at Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics, where he was Head of Global Public Health and Market Access. Prior to that, he served in a range of executive management positions at Novartis, including global Head of Corporate Strategy and Country President for the Pharma Business in Australia.

Dr. Batra started his career as a research engineer at Merck & Co. In 2001, he joined McKinsey where he worked across the healthcare, consumer and nonprofit sectors as a senior engagement manager. In 2004, he was appointed global Brand Director for the Wound Care Franchise at Johnson & Johnson, before joining Novartis in 2006.

Dr. Batra is a member of the WSMI (World Self Medication Industry) and the Chair of the Food Supplements Committee of the AESGP (Association of the European Self-Medication Industry).

He holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Princeton University and a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware. 

Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,100+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters

Sign In

Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Merck KGaA Passes EXCiPACT Audit for Certification as Provider of Pharmaceutical Excipients
Ensures current GMP and GDP requirements applied to pharmaceutical excipients through a recognized auditing and certification process.
Friday, August 02, 2013
Scientific News
Point of Care Diagnostics - A Cautious Revolution
Advances in molecular biology, coupled with the miniaturization and improved sensitivity of assays and devices in general, have enabled a new wave of point-of-care (POC) or “bedside” diagnostics.
Illumina Contributes to ClinVar Database
The contribution includes variants of all classifications, from pathogenic to benign, identified during interpretation of whole genome sequences generated in the CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited Illumina Clinical Services Laboratory.
Signaling Pathway Could Be Key to Improved Osteoporosis Treatment
Inhibition of SIK2 enzyme both stimulates bone formation and reduces bone breakdown in animal model.
Supercomputers Could Improve Cancer Diagnostics
Researchers push the boundaries of cancer research through high-performance computing to map the human immunone.
Transgenomic, Precipio Diagnostics Merger
Merger will creates a robust diagnostic platform focused on improving accuracy of cancer diagnoses.
Inflammation Test May Predict Cardiovascular Disease
An assessment combining measures of immune-cell responsiveness predicted cardiovascular problems in individuals who likely would have slipped under the radar.
3D-Printing in Science: Conference Co-Staged with LABVOLUTION
LABVOLUTION 2017 will have an added highlight of a simultaneous conference, "3D-Printing in Science".
Potential Urine Test for CJD
Researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Prion Unit at UCL have found that it may be possible to determine whether or not a person has sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (sCJD) by testing their urine for the presence of abnormal prion proteins.
ReadCoor Launched to Commercialize 3D Sequencing Tech
ReadCoor will leverage the Wyss Institute’s method for simultaneously sequencing and mapping RNAs within cells and tissues to advance development of diagnostics.
Heart Arrhythmia Caused by Mosaic of Mutant Cells
Researchers have solved the genetic mystery of an infant suffering from heart arrhythmia.
Skyscraper Banner

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,100+ scientific videos