ENTREPREUNER AND INDUSTRIALIST
Director - Srushti Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore Designated Partner Meganza Pharma LLP
Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and had his early education in Addis Ababa.
Graduate Pharmacist from College of Pharmacy, Manipal now Manipal University
Started his career with MITL which got merged with Astra Zeneca Limited.
Managed family chemicals and related business involving international trade with countries like Japan, South Korea, Yemen, India etc. in Addis Ababa Ethiopia.
Joined Smithkline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, currently part of GlaxoSmithKline GSK, as supervisor in-charge of production of Pharma products.
Established Srushti Pharmaceuticals Bangalore, in the year 1990, and has been the promoter director since inception.
Srushti Pharmaceuticals specializes in new drug delivery systems and sustained release formulations, and has extended the technology to other sectors including Space and Defence Sectors. Holds number of patents.
Established Meganza Pharma LLP to develop and manufacture API focused on import substitution.
Has been very actively associated with KDPMA- Karnataka Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Manufacturers’ Association since twenty years, and has the credit of holding posts of Joint Secretary, Secretary and President.
Currently Managing Committee and Steering Committee member of Karnataka Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Manufacturers Association – KDPMA
Executive Member of the CII national committee of Pharmaceuticals.
Joint Secretary National Alliance of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association
Joint Secretary Federation of South India Pharmaceutical Manufacturers