Head of Operations
A Chemical Engineer from HBTI , Kanpur and Management Graduate from IMS, Indore having 23 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical Industry. Extensive experience in Operations Management in multinationals Aventis ( 1997 to 2008) , Abbott 2009 to 2016) and Sun Pharma . Prior to joining Lifepharma Gaurav was responsible for In-house manufacturing for Abbott Plants in India , strategic TPM projects in India and was designated as Director- Manufacturing. At Aventis he worked in operations at Mulund and Goa facility and was designated as Head of Manufacturing for the Goa oral solid dosage facility. He holds expertise in large complex formulation operations manufacturing of Oral tablets, liquid orals, soft gels, hard gelatin capsules, Sterile – ampoules, vials and large volume parental. Gaurav has successfully lead sites to achieve MHRA, TGA, MCC(South Africa), Korean FDA, German FDA, PICS and WHO certifications.
At Lifepharma Gaurav is responsible for end to end Supply Chain Operations responsible for Planning ,Procurement, Manufacturing sites, Logistics, Tech Transfers , Logistics, Information Technology , Expansion Projects and Product & Portfolio Management.