Sanjay Patel

In his current role, Sanjay's responsibilities include the delivery of Order-to-Cash, Record-to-Report and Procure-to-Pay services for Asia Pacific / Japan as well as oversight of operational centers in Singapore, Japan and China.

Sanjay joined SBS in December 2008 as the Global Lead for Record to Report; he also led the SBS Merger Integration team. Prior to joining SBS, Sanjay held the position of Senior Director, Financial Evaluation & Analysis, Merck R&D Financial Services, with responsibility for the financial support of the R&D Alliances & Joint Ventures, Project Accounting, Franchise Reporting & Analysis as well as financial analysis for R&D business decision support.

Sanjay began his Merck career in New Zealand in 1992. His subsequent assignments have taken him to Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, and the US where he held various positions including Country Finance Director, Audit Director - Joint Ventures/Corporate Staff Groups, and Senior Director - Business Standards & Compliance. These opportunities provided Sanjay with a broad background of diverse experiences at the country, regional and corporate levels. He supported the establishment of the MSD Thailand & MSD Malaysia organizations, established the Asia Pacific Human Health Compliance function and was also instrumental in the development and implementation of a robust Industry Sales & Marketing Pharmaceutical Code of Conduct in Thailand.

Prior to joining Merck in 1992, Sanjay served as a senior auditor with the firm of Coopers & Lybrand in New Zealand.

Sanjay holds a CPA from the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants, CA from the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA) and a Bachelors degree in Accounting from James Cook University (Australia).

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