Deva Puranum, MSc, MBA, Joins Baxter International as Vice President, Global Laboratory Operations

Former Senior Director, Global Quality Operations Mylan Pharmaceuticals

Life Science Partner recruited Deva Puranum, MSc, MBA, to serve as Vice President, Global Laboratory Operations at Baxter International to lead the company’s laboratory standardization practices and build out quality systems infrastructure across Baxter’s lab facilities worldwide.

Puranum joins Baxter after serving as Senior Director, Global Quality Operations for Mylan where he was responsible for implementing seamless harmonization for laboratory operational processes overseeing a team of 109 employees spanning across 33 manufacturing sites globally.

“With an enthusiastic communication style that underlies a highly competent individual who can win the respect of others, Puranum will be successful at building the next generation of quality managers at Baxter while improving quality assurance initiatives to exceed regulatory agency inspections worldwide,” states Tom Callaway, MD, Founder and President of Life Science Partner.

Puranum earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and his Master of Science Degree in Organic Chemistry from Andhra University in India in 1991 and 1995. He completed his MBA in Marketing and Management Information Systems (Operations Research Ancillary) from the University of Madras.