Mr. Ravi Limaye
Managing Director – Wockhardt UK
Ravi Limaye

Ravi Limaye has joined us as Managing Director of Wockhardt UK. Ravi holds Master’s degree in Pharmacy and completed his MBA in Marketing from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai. Ravi brings with him over 30 years of domestic as well as global experience in all areas of pharmaceutical industry i.e. Commercial, Business Development, Corporate Strategy and General Management. He has worked in global companies like Glaxo Smith Kline, Novartis, Ranbaxy and Biocon.

He will provide leadership for the overall business for CP Pharmaceuticals and Wockhardt UK Ltd and grow the business in these regions through strategic business initiatives across sales, marketing, manufacturing and operation functions.

MR. MANAS DATTA
Chief Financial Officer
MR. MANAS DATTA

Manas Datta brings with him a rich experience of 25 years in several areas like Corporate Finance, Accounting, Mergers & Acquisition, Treasury etc.  He has spearheaded finance and accounting functions in his career. Manas is a Cost Accountant and an Alumnus of IIM(A).

In March 2016, Manas has been conferred with "Role of Honour for CFO 100" for exceptional calibre and contribution to the world of finance by CFO India and “Most Influential CFOs of India” by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in June 2016.

Mr. Sunil Khera
President Americas, Emerging Market & Japan
Sunil Khera

Sunil Khera joined Wockhardt in January 2006 as President - Domestic Business and later was entrusted with an additional responsibility of handling the Emerging Markets.

 

He is currently focusing his full attention in managing the business in Americas, Emerging Markets and Japan.

Mr. Ajay Sahni
Managing Director, Wockhardt Bio AG; President, Wockhardt France; Managing Director, Pinewood Healthcare
Mr. Ajay Sahni

Ajay Sahni joined Wockhardt in February 2007. He brings with him around 27 years of experience , including 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry.
 
He is currently managing the European hub office in Switzerland and also overlooks the Negma operations in France and Irish business of Pinewood Laboratories, Ireland.
 
With an experience spanning multi-cultural environments in the US, Europe and SE Asia, Ajay is adept at bridging language and cultures in alignment with the Company ethos.
 

Dr. Vijayesh Gupta
President – India & ROW Business
Dr.  Vijayesh Gupta

Dr. Vijayesh Gupta has joined us as President – India & ROW business (Asia (Except Malaysia), Africa, Middle East and North Africa) in August, 2017. Dr. Vijayesh has a graduate degree in Medicines and Surgery (MBBS) and a post-graduate degree in Clinical Pharmacology (MD – Pharmacology) from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi). Prior to Wockhardt, Dr. Vijayesh was associated with INTAS as President, heading India and Nepal business. In addition to INTAS, he worked with Zydus and Ranbaxy.

Dr. Vijayesh brings with him significant leadership and business experience of over 25 years in various areas like medical affairs, sales, marketing, strategy, business development, brand building and leading overall business. With his leadership, we have a significant opportunity and plans to grow both in Indian market and ROW, and leverage the business synergies between these geographies.
 

 

Mr. Prakash Gupta
President - Global Supply Chain & Generics
prakash

Mr. Prakash Gupta, has joined us as President, Global Supply Chain & Generics business. Prakash is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and he has completed his Management Education Program from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). Additionally, he has also done Digital Supply Chain Course through MIT-EDX. He brings with him significant leadership in supply chain and business operations close to 30 years from multi-cultural, multi-national and diverse industries. He also brings expertise in greenfield projects, quality management and re-engineering processes.

 Prakash joins us from Fonterra, a global MNC in dairy & dairy products, where he was heading integrated supply chain for India sub-continent. Prior to this, he has also worked for companies like Hindustan Unilever,  PepsiCo, Amway etc.

Ms. Pradnya Deshmukh
President & Global Head - Quality & Compliance
Desh

Pradnya Deshmukh leads the Quality organization globally, and has the mandate to drive the culture of “right first time” quality across the organization, building world-class quality systems and processes across the organization. She holds a Master’s degree for analytical and medicinal chemistry from University of Mumbai. She is the certified lead auditor for Quality Management System and Environment Management System from QMS Network Ltd UK.

Pradnya brings with her professional leadership experience of more than 25 years in areas of Strategic Planning, Risk Assessment, Quality and Compliance. She is experienced in tech transfer, validation and gap analysis for continuous improvement. She has successfully hosted inspections from the USFDA, MHRA, ANVISA, PMDA and Health Canada over a number of times. She has actively supported the mergers and acquisitions at global level through audits. Her last assignment was with Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.