Mr. Glenn Saldanha is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences from University of Bombay. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University. He is also the Chairman and Managing Director of our Promoter, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited.
Dr. Yasir Rawjee is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of our Company. He leads the overall operations of our Company and is responsible for the overall business strategy of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from St. Xavier’s College, University of Bombay and a bachelor’s degree in science (technology) from University Department of Chemical Technology, University of Bombay. He also holds a PhD from Texas A&M University, U.S.A. He has over two decades of industry work experience and prior to joining our Company, he was the head of global API operations at Mylan Laboratories Limited. He was also the Senior Vice President at Matrix Laboratories Limited.
Mr. V. S. Mani is a Non-Executive Director of our Company. He is a qualified chartered accountant. Prior to joining our Company, he was the President (finance) at the Bhartiya City Developers Private Limited. He was also the Chief Financial Officer at Cipla Limited. He is also an Executive Director and Global Chief Financial Officer of our Promoter, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited.
Mr. Sridhar Gorthi is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He is a partner at Trilegal. His areas of expertise at Trilegal include mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital. He has been described as a ‘distinguished practitioner’ for mergers and acquisitions and private equity by Asialaw Profiles. He is also a 'Leading Individual – Corporate/M&A' as per the Asia-Pacific Legal 500 and has been recognized as 'Highly Regarded' by IFLR1000 Asia Pacific 2020.
Ms. Manju Agarwal is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds a post graduate degree from the University of Allahabad. She is an associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. She is currently serving on the boards of various entities including Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd , IFFCO Kisan Finance Limited, Hinduja Leyland Finance Limited, Vistaar Financial Services Private Limited and India Ideas.Com Limited. She has approximately 34 years of experience in State Bank of India.
Mr. Sumantra Mitra is the Executive Director and Vice President – Human Resources of our Company and has been associated with our Company since October 11, 2018. He is responsible for talent acquisition, talent management, capability development, organizational development and industrial relations, besides other aspects of the human resources agendas for our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Visva Bharati University and a master’s degree in social work from University of Pune. He holds a diploma in labour law and labour welfare from Symbiosis Society’s Law College, Pune. Prior to joining our Company he was the Vice President - Human Resources at Nilkamal Limited. He has also worked with Mahindra & Mahindra in the automotive sector and with Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited.
Mr. Easwar is an Independent Director of our Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology – chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Prior to joining our Company, he was the President of Operations in Aurobindo Pharma Limited. He has also been the Chief Operating Officer in Porus Laboratories Private Limited and the head of API manufacturing operations in Mylan Laboratories Limited. He is currently engaged as an advisor to the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and is also a consultant with pharmaceutical companies.
Ms. Gita Nayyar is an Independent Director of our Company. She holds a master’s in business administration from Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College, U.S.A. She is also serving as an Independent Director on the board of Taj-SATS Air Catering Limited, Transport Corporation of India and Oriental Hotels Limited. She is also a board member of Artilab Foundation.