Meet our GM

Deepti Saraf is the General Manager of Roche (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, the pharmaceutical division of Roche. She is also the Vice President of PHAMA, the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Organisation of Multinational Companies. She also sponsors the APAC Women’s Cancer Care Coalition.

Deepti brings with her 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in India and Thailand. She has worked across multiple disease areas including Primary care, Oncology, Comprehensive Genomic Profiling, I2O and Nephrology. She has worked to establish a rural healthcare commercial model in India and has developed a comprehensive and integrated access strategy for Roche in India.  In Thailand, she worked with the Thai healthcare system to implement the Thai Genomics version 4.0 enabling Thai patients to have better outcomes with personalized healthcare. She has been part of leadership teams in both India and Thailand. Deepti also successfully led the agile transformation of the Thai affiliate as Chief Transformation Officer in 2019 and played a key role in above-country ecosystem-shaping initiatives such as Mission Leapfrog to establish an integrated network with external stakeholders and partners. She has exposure across international markets through her work on health technology solutions that help build the healthcare infrastructure.

As a sponsor for the APAC Women’s Cancer Care Coalition, Deepti’s vision is to enable women in APAC to have better, faster and earlier access to cancer care closer to home. The coalition brings together various stakeholders and partners in the healthcare industry to advocate for women’s cancer care issues in the region.

She is also deeply committed to building a culture that empowers decision making, whilst encouraging innovation and experimentation that benefit patients. In the APAC region, Deepti is the sponsor for women’s cancer initiatives and is very passionate about Women’s healthcare and women’s leadership while being a mentor to many women in the healthcare sector. She is also mentoring HCPs for the City Cancer Challenge Foundation.

Deepti graduated in Microbiology & Biotechnology from Mumbai and holds an MBA in Marketing and e-Business.

Dialogue with Deepti Saraf

who genuinely strive to make a difference to others and to the society despite the circumstances.

TRYING, trying to conquer my fears, trying something new, trying to challenge self-limiting beliefs… there is no failure except in no longer trying

celebrating failure

I sing :)

“Try and fail, but never fail to try”

Access to healthcare has to be better than yesterday! Each one of us as individuals in the healthcare industry have to strive towards it. It is our duty and our right! Roche is a committed partner in delivering better outcomes to more patients faster.

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