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Investor Relations Director’s Profile
 
Composition of the Board
Name of  the Director Category
Mr. P. Ramesh Babu Executive Director
Mr. TVVSN Murthy Non-Executive Director
Dr. Mihir K. Chaudhuri Independent Director
Mr. P. Sarath Kumar Independent Director
Dr. T. Neelaveni Independent Director
Mr. P. S. Rao Independent Director
Dr. Ayman Sahli Nominee Director
Mr. Utpal Gokhale Nominee Director
Composition of Various Committees
Audit Committee

Sr. No. Name of Director Nature of Directorship Designation in Committee
1 Mr. P. Sarath Kumar Non- Executive & Independent Director Chairperson
2 Dr. T. Neelaveni Non- Executive & Independent Director Member
3 Mr. P.S. Rao Non- Executive & Independent Director Member

Stakeholders Relationship Committee

Sr. No. Name of Director Nature of Directorship Designation in Committee
1 Mr. P.S. Rao Non- Executive & Independent Director Chairperson
2 Dr. T. Neelaveni Non- Executive & Independent Director Member
3 Mr. TVVSN Murthy Non-Executive Director Member
4 Mr. P. Sarath Kumar Non- Executive & Independent Director Member

Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Sr. No. Name of Director Nature of Directorship Designation in Committee
1 Dr. T. Neelaveni Non- Executive & Independent Director Chairperson
2 Mr. P. Sarath Kumar Non- Executive & Independent Director Member
3 Mr. P.S. Rao Non- Executive & Independent Director Member

Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance Committee

Sr. No. Name of Director Nature of Directorship Designation in Committee
1 Mr. Ramesh Babu Potluri Executive Director Chairperson
2 Mr. P.S. Rao Non- Executive & Independent Director Member
3 Mr. P. Sarath Kumar Non- Executive & Independent Director Member
 
Director’s Profile
P. Ramesh Babu
Chairman & Managing Director
He is a Post-graduate Technocrat. He started his career in the year 1984 with Cheminor Drugs Limited (Group of Dr. Reddy's Limited Laboratory), Hyderabad. With his innovative skills and methodological approaches in R & D he developed cost effective Ibuprofen by using cyanide route. Later he took active part in commercializing the same. He was first promoted as Assistant Production Manager and then in a short span was promoted as the Production Manager in Cheminor Drugs Limited. During his tenure he was responsible for significant reduction in production cost of Ibuprofen. He played a key role in getting US FDA approval for Ibuprofen for Cheminor Drugs Limited in 1987.

In 1990 he acquired SMS Pharmaceuticals Limited which at that point of time was a sick unit and became the Managing Director of the Company. After taking charge as Managing Director, he changed the product mix of the Company. This gave the Company a boost in sales and helped the Company in achieving profitability in the first year of operations itself. Under his guidance the Company introduced many other series of API’s. He helped the company in reaching a level wherein we became one of the largest producers of Ranitidine HCl. He had served on boards of organizations like Chemexcil and has been advisor to AP State Government for Pharma sector.
 
 
T V V S N Murthy
He is a Graduate in Chemistry and has an rich experience in bulk drug and pharmaceutical industry. He started his career in 1981 with Standard Organics Limited, Hyderabad, as a chemist in R & D. During this period he was instrumental in developing technologies and processes for several bulk drugs. He was actively involved in commercialization of products by scaling up the laboratory-scale process to pilot plant and up to commercial scales.
In 1984, he joined Cheminor Drugs Limited (Group of Dr. Reddy's Limited Laboratory), Hyderabad as Production Manager. He played a major role in substantial development of production and turnover. He played a key role in getting US FDA approval for Cheminor Drugs Limited. As a production Manager, he contributed a lot in process improvement and cost reduction procedures and to increase labor productivity by motivation.

In the year 1990, he, along with Mr. Ramesh Babu Potluri took over SMS Pharmaceuticals Limited. He looks after the production and R& D activities of the company. He also played a major part in reducing the Ranitidine production Process from 7 stages to 4 stages. He was responsible in designing a state-of-art effluent treatment plant for our Company.
   
 
Dr. MihirKanti Chaudhuri
Independent Director (Introduced into Board on November 18, 2004)
Dr. MihirKanti Chaudhuri is Vice Chancellor of Tezpur University. He is well-known for his outstanding and significantly useful contributions in the field of inorganic chemistry viz. In the areas of fluoro and peroxo chemistry of metals, non-metals, acetylacetonato-metals, inorganic mass spectrometry, newer reagents and protocols, applied inorganics, and ‘Green Chemistry’.

Prof. Chaudhuri did M. Sc.-Inorganic Chemistry from Kalyani University, Ph. D. from IIT, Kharagpur and DFG Post-doctoral in Organometallic Chemistry from Ruhr University, Germany.
Prof. Chaudhuri joined as Scientific Pool Officer in North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong in 1976 and became a Reader in 1979. He continued there till 1996 as HOD, Dept. of Chemistry. He joined IIT Guwahati in 1996 as Head, Dept. of Chemistry. He also carried out duties as Dean, Students’ Affairs and Dean, Research and Development before leaving IIT in 2009. He was also actively involved in building up of a New Department of the then newly established University (NEHU, Shillong from 1976 onwards). He was also nominee of the President of India to the Boards of Management of Several universities/institutes. He was a committee member of Alexender von Humboldt Foundation, Germany for 'Exchange of Scientists and Advancement of Knowledge'.

He has 116 Research Publications in referred Journals and 4 patents to his credit. He has Supervised 19 Ph.Ds. Prof. Chaudhuri has been a panelist and member of various bodies. These include Chemistry Experts Panel Member of Union Public Service Commission since 1982, Experts Panel Member of Chemistry and Pollution Control under Ministry of Environment and Forests since 1985, Member of Extra Mural Research Committees of CSIR, New Delhi since 1987, Member of Chemistry Panel of University Grants Commission, Member of the Advisory Committee of CSIR, New Delhi on SSB and YS Awards since 1991, Member of the Research Council of Human Resources Development Group (HRDG), CSIR, New Delhi, Member of the Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC), DST, Govt. of India, Member of the Editorial Board of Proceedings of Indian Academy of Sciences - Chemical Sciences, since 1993, Member of the PAC - Inorganic Chemistry of the DST, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, since 1991, Member of several UGC - Committees including COSIST and Special Assistance Programe, since 1992-93 Prof. Chaudhuri has received many awards and fellowships which include Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, West Germany in the year 1973, Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences (FASc) in the year 1988, Shantiswarup Bhatnagar Award in Chemical Science in the year 1989, Fellow of the National Science Academy (FNA) in the year 1991 Professor P. Natarajan Endowment Award in the year 1998, Chemito Award in the year 2002, S. S. Sandhu Award from Indian Chemical Society in the year 2005.
 
Mr. P. SARATH KUMAR (FCA)
Independent Director (Introduced into Board on 12th August, 2014)
Mr. P. Sarath Kumar is the founder partner of the Sarath & Associates. He is a Chartered Accountant with about 26 years of standing in the Profession of Chartered Accountancy and Consulting. He is a Graduate in Commerce and a Bachelor of Law. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner & Certified Forensic Accounting Professional. He had been a Partner of a leading Firm of Chartered Accountants in Hyderabad earlier and established this Firm in the year 1990. He is an Advisor actively involved with C.I.D. of AP Police and Central Bureau of Investigation in investigation of major Economic Offence cases and is a Member of Multi Disciplinary Investigation team, which investigated the famous Satyam Computers fraud case. He is one of the leading Consultants for Business Analysis, System Study and other areas of Consulting. He has been the guiding force behind the successful completion of every task in-front of S & A. He is an expert in Investigation Audits and is a visiting faculty at CBI Academy, SardarVallahbhai Patel National Police Academy, Andhra Pradesh Police Academy, A P Judicial Academy, National Academy of Direct Taxes, National Academy of Customs & Excise, ECIL, Midhani, HAL and other Public Sector Undertakings and deliver lectures on White Collar Crimes, Forensic Accounting, Anti-Corruption case investigations, Fraud Investigations etc., He had lead teams to carryout various types of Consulting and Audits, with specialization in Fraud Investigation and Forensic Accounting.
 
 
Dr. T. Neelaveni
Independent Director (Introduced into Board on 12th August, 2014)
She is Graduate in BDS, from Osmania University, Hyderabad and she is one of the reputed dental surgeons in Hyderabad. She has vast experience of more than 20 years in the profession.
 
 
Mr. Potluri VenkataSubba Rao (P.S. Rao)
Independent Director (Introduced into Board on 7th November 2015)
Mr. P. S. Rao is having over 40 years of professional experience in the pharma industry. He had worked in organization like RA Chem P. Ltd., Fluka AG, Switzerland, Ranbaxy Laboratories and Nichilas Pharmaceuticals (India) Limited, Switzerland. He is having association with various global pharmaceuticals companies as a consultant since 1997.

He is also Managing Partner, Shorepharm,India since 2003, which Offers Full Services to US Originator and Generic Pharma Companies. Intermediates, APIs, Finished Dosage Forms, Clinical Studies, Tox Studies & Project Management. He was earlier associated with Natco Pharma Ltd., as Director - International Operations.
 
 
Dr. Ayman Sahli
Nominee Director – Gulf Pharmaceuticals Limited (Introduced into Board on 30thApril, 2009)
Dr. Ayman Sahli first obtained his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1993 from the University of Nebraska (USA).  He conducted post-doctoral research at the University of Delaware (USA) in total synthesis of anti-cancer products. Having started his career in scale-up and commercial research, DrSahli completed further studies in research and development, adding to his list of expertise. His work has also been the subject of several publications.  Dr Sahli joined Hikma Pharmaceuticals in 2004, and was appointed Deputy General Manager, a post which he held until 2008, before joining Julphar (Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries) as General Manager. Dr Sahli was soon appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Julphar Group and is today leading Julphar through a rapid phase of growth and development. He had been appointed as Nominee Director in the Company by Gulf Pharmaceutical Industriesfrom 30th April, 2009.
 
 
Mr. Utpal Gokhale
Nominee Director - Exim Bank (Introduced into Board on 18th April, 2012)
Mr. Utpal Gokhale serves as General Manager and Group Head of Corporate Banking Group at Export-Import Bank of India. Mr. Gokhale served as General Manager of Risk Management, Information System at Export-Import Bank of India.
 
 
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