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Aventis Pharma renamed Sanofi India Ltd

Posted on May 16, 07:11PM | IBNS

Mumbai, May 16 : Global and diversified healthcare leader Sanofi Group's listed entity in India on Wednesday announced the Registrar of Companies had approved the company's change of name from Aventis Pharma Limited to 'Sanofi India Limited'.

The new name came into effect from May 11.

The Shareholders of the company had earlier approved the name change at the Annual General Meeting held on May 3.

Commenting on the name change, Dr. Shailesh Ayyangar, Managing Director, said, "Just like Sanofi Group, the company in India is also evolving and diversifying at the same time.

"The new name reflects Sanofi's ambition to become a diversified global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, and the synergy between the Group and local entity."