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Board of Directors

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A post graduate in Organic Chemistry with around 41 years of rich experience in the manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). He is a technocrat in the Pharmaceutical Industry and started his career in the South India Research Institute (SIRIS), 1972-76. Founded Arvind Chemicals in 1976 for manufacturing of Pharma intermediates and Hyfabs in 1979 for the fabrication of chemical equipment. He was also founder and Managing Director of Hicel Pharma (P) Ltd, manufacturing Analgin from 1984-89. Finally he established Vasudha Pharma Chem Limited (VPCL) in 1994-95 and he has been the Managing Director of the organization since inception. Present stature and reputation of the organization is because of his vision, perseverance, active involvement in production, product development, marketing strategies, capacity expansion and upgradation of facilities to cGMP standards. He is currently the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the organization.

A graduate in Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from M S Ramayya Institute of Technology, Bangalore (1995) and a post graduate in Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from University of Toledo, Ohio, USA (1997). Worked for a short period as QC Analyst in M/s Neste Resins, Toledo, Ohio, USA during August, 1997-98. He is Whole time Director of Vasudha Pharma Chem Limited since 1998 and presently designated as “Executive Director”. With 21 years of rich experience in the Bulk Drug Manufacturing Industry he looks after manufacturing activities, Human Resources & Industrial Relations (HR&IR), Administration (Hyd.) and Collaboration activities. Also he is actively involved in all major projects implementation across the group.

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A post graduate in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance. He is Whole-time Director of Vasudha Pharma Chem Limited since 1998 and presently designated as “Executive Director”. With 21 years of rich experience in the Bulk Drug Manufacturing Industry he is looking after the functions of Raw Material (RM) purchases, Information Technology Services (ITS), Legal, Liaison and Commercial activities. Also he is actively involved in marketing related inputs.

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A post graduate in Commerce (M.Com) with 38 years of rich experience in the field of Finance and Accounts. He is Whole time Director, designated as “Director-Finance”, and is looking after Finance, Accounts, Costing, Secretarial and Foreign Currency management functions of VPCL. He is also the “Chief Financial Officer” of the organization since 1st April, 2014.

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A post graduate in Business Management (MBA) with a rich experience of 20 years in marketing Bulk Drugs. He is Whole time Director designated as “Director-Marketing”. His nature of functions includes promoting sales (Domestic & International), meeting existing customers, identification of new customers, studying market sales trends and coordinating filing of Drug Master File (DMF) with regulatory authorities.

A graduate in Commerce (B.Com) with an experience of around 12 years in the field of Bulk Drug Industry. He is Whole time Director designated as “Director-Works” since 2007. His activities include overseeing functions of VPCL-II, VPCL-III, VPCL-IV, VPCL-V and R&D with respect to their smooth functioning, interactions with local statutory bodies for compliance, negotiating deals and contracts, meeting with heads/representatives of other pharma companies, facilitating audit preparedness works, guiding security, co-ordination of project works, disaster management, local Industrial Relations and local Administration.

Mrs M Varalakshmi is a Director. She holds B.Sc. degree and has corporate experience of 20 years.

Sri K Venkata Raju is a Non-Executive Director. He holds a B.E (Civil) degree from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He has a rich experience of more than 25 years in the construction field.

Sri G. Venkata Rama Raju is a Non-Executive Director. He holds B.Sc. and B.E. (Mechanical) degree from Mysore University. He is an industrialist and business consultant having experience of more than 45 years in industrial and operational management, strategic management in diverse industry sectors, including automobiles, engineering and electronics.

Sri K Aravinda Rao, IPS (Retd) Joined Indian Police Services in June 1977 and had 34 years of service in the Indian Police Service in various capacities. He has earned the Indian Medal and the President’s Medal for distinguished services. During his career he has worked as Superintendent of Police, Deputy Commissioner of Police, East Zone Hyderabad and other Districts of Andhra Pradesh and also Deputy Inspector General of Police, Additional Director General of Police in A P. He also worked as Head of Police force of A P as Director General of Police. He has studied Sanskrit and passed M. A., with distinction in year 2000 and won gold medal. He has obtained a Ph.D. in Sanskrit from the Telugu University, Hyderabad in June 2011 and received a gold medal. He has published many books in Telugu, English on Bhagavad-Gita and translation of many books in Telugu which included Sri Shankaracharya’s commentary.