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Vamshidhar Reddy


Leader in McKinsey's Life Sciences practice in India

Vamshidhar is a partner at McKinsey’s Chennai office. He serves pharmaceutical and healthcare clients on strategy, growth, and operations among other topics. He has extensive experience in leading large-scale operations transformations across manufacturing, quality, supply chain, and procurement.

Examples of his recent work include the following:

  • leading a digital- and analytics-operations transformation at a top Indian pharma company
  • building robust quality culture and capabilities at multiple Indian pharma companies
  • developing portfolio strategy for a midsize pharma company in India
  • leading a holistic cost-improvement program at a top Indian pharma company
  • developing the future-growth strategy for a midsize pharma company in India
  • conducting multiple due-diligence studies in the active pharmaceutical-ingredient industry

Published work

Driving sustainable, enterprise-wide performance acceleration,” McKinsey & Company, May 2022

Past Experience

Advanced Micro Devices
Senior product-development engineer


MBA, strategy and finance

Stanford University
MS, mechanical engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
BTech, mechanical engineering