Manni is the Chief Executive Officer of GVK BIO. He joined GVK BIO in 2007 as President and has steered the company’s direction and growth to be one of Asia’s leading life sciences services organizations.
Before joining GVK BIO, Manni was in the IT industry, where he spent 16 years with Intel, holding various leadership positions in the USA and Asia. At Intel Manni held Senior leadership roles. He served as the head of Intel India, the CIO of Intel for Asia and was responsible for the software in Intel’s Wi-Fi product line Centrino.
Manni holds a Master of Science Degree in Computer Science from Arizona State University and a BE in Computer Engineering from Bombay University. He completed all his Ph.D. requirements and joined Intel prior to completing his dissertation.
Dr. J. B. GUPTA
Dr. Gupta is the Chief Scientific Officer at GVK BIO. He joined GVK BIO in 2006 as Senior Vice President- Biology and Collaborative Research, bringing more than 23 years of scientific and industrial experience to the company.
He is also on the Board of Aragen Bioscience. Prior to GVK BIO, Dr. Gupta was the Vice President, Urology Research at Bayer Healthcare, responsible for research and new target identification for Urology and coronary artery diseases. He was leading the Bayer-Millennium collaboration of gene mining for new targets in Urology. He held the position of Director Pharmacology at Ranbaxy where he was involved in discovery and out-licensing of Benign Hyperplasia clinical candidate to Schwarz Pharma, Germany. Dr. Gupta has 18 PCT/US patents, seven IND candidates and more than 30 research articles in peer reviewed journals to his credit.
Dr. Gupta holds a Ph.D. in Pharmacology form the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and a Postdoctoral Fellowship from College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Dr. SUDHIR KUMAR SINGH
Sudhir is the President, Discovery and Development services at GVK BIO. He is responsible for the overall strategy, operations and growth in the Discovery and Development business.
Prior to GVK BIO, Sudhir was the Chief Operating Officer, Jubilant Chemsys Limited and held Senior Management positions at Aurigene Discovery Technologies and Ranbaxy Laboratories.
Sudhir holds a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry from Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow and Postdoctoral Research work from SUNY College – (Buffalo) New York, University of Alabama at Birmingham and Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He was also a part of the research and teaching teams at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Pharmacy. He has several patents and scientific publications to his credit.
Seetaraju is the Senior Vice President, Formulations business at GVK BIO. He joined GVK BIO in 2013 and was instrumental in setting up the Formulation R&D services for GVK BIO. Seetaraju brings in 27 years of pharmaceutical industry experience in product development, technology transfer, regulatory affairs and quality assurance.
Seetaraju holds a Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutics from Manipal University, Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management from Mumbai University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Production Management from the University of Pune.
Paresh is GVK BIO’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Prior to joining us, Paresh served as the CFO for Jubilant DraxImage Inc, Canada. At GVK BIO, he is responsible for corporate finance, business finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, risk management, treasury, taxation, legal and statutory compliances.
Paresh holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Calcutta University and is CA certified from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a certified Company Secretary.
Suresh is the Chief Human Resource Officer at GVK BIO, bringing more than 20 years of experience to the company. He is responsible for envisioning and driving the human resources strategy in support of the business plan and strategic direction of the organization.
Suresh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management.
Anand is the Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at GVK BIO. He joined GVK BIO in 2014 and he is responsible to align the supply chain planning and management with the Business Strategy and drive supply chain excellence initiatives.
Prior to GVK BIO, Anand was the Vice President, Planning and Procurement at Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd. and has spent over a decade with Shell Lubricants in various leadership roles.
Anand holds a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai and a Master’s Degree in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.
Ramesh has been with GVK BIO since its inception in 2001. He is responsible for the management and development of the Infrastructure, Facilities, Administration, Security, and Sustainability at GVK BIO.
Prior to GVK BIO Ramesh served at GVK Industries and Satyam Computer Services Ltd (Tech Mahindra).
Ramesh is a Civil Engineer with specialization in Structural & Environmental Engineering and Facilities Planning & Management from Bengaluru University.
AMIT KUMAR RUSTAGI
Amit heads the Information Technology function at GVK BIO. He joined GVK BIO in 2014 and serves on its Executive Committee. He brings over 21 years of experience in Information technology across various platforms in consulting, solutions and infrastructure management.
Prior to GVK BIO Amit headed the IT for all the drug discovery group companies of Jubilant Biosys and was also associated with CMC Limited.
Amit holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Gulbarga University, Karnataka.
Bangarubabu holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. He has over 22 years of professional experience in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) and chemical industry with expertise in the field of process development, technology transfer, manufacturing, project execution, business development, new product selection and product management.