Board of Directors

  • Mr. Bharat V. Daftary

    Mr. Bharat V. Daftary, Chairman and Managing Director of the Company, has been involved with the business affairs of the Company since over two decades. He plays an important role in the marketing function and in development of global relationships. He spearheads the strategic planning of the Company. He is related to Dr. Gautam Daftary, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the Company.

  • Dr.Gautam Daftary

    Dr. Gautam Daftary, a medical Doctor, is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of the Company and is primarily responsible for R&D activities and technical matters. His knowledge and expertise in the fields of microbiology, oncology, allergies and psychiatrics has led him to being instrumental in providing the necessary thrust in the R&D activities of the Company. He is related to Mr. Bharat Daftary, Chairman and Managing Director of the Company.

  • Mr.Siddharth B. Daftary

    Mr. Siddharth B. Daftary has graduated with a B.Sc in Life Sciences from the University of Mumbai and holds M.Sc in Molecular & Genetic Medicine from the University of Sheffield, England. Mr. Siddharth Daftary is Whole-time Director in a Company and is presently looking after the business development activities in Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd. He also actively involved in the business development, sales and operational activities of Advy Chemical, a diagnostic sister concern of Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd. He is related to Mr. Bharat Daftary, Chairman and Managing Director of the Company.

  • Mr. Nitin Deshmukh

    Mr. Nitin Deshmukh is CEO - Private Equity at Kotak Investment Advisors Ltd the Alternate Assets business of Kotak group which has USD $ 1.4 bn. funds currently under management. Mr. Deshmukh has strong association with the Life Sciences Industry in the country, having served as the Director General of Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE), the industry association of biotech companies in India and having worked with CIPLA, India's leading pharmaceutical company in various technical and management positions. Mr. Deshmukh holds an MBA degree from University of Mumbai. Earlier he earned his Master's Degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from UDCT, Mumbai where his research work led to a patent filing on machine design for manufacture of NDDS. He also completed the Post Graduation Programme in Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Ghent, Belgium.

  • Dr. Sunny Sharma

    Dr. Sunny Sharma is a Senior Managing Director on the Asia team of OrbiMed Advisors. Prior to joining OrbiMed, Dr. Sharma was with Investor Growth Capital (IGC), the investment arm of Investor AB in North America, and before that with Easton Capital in New York. Earlier in his career, Dr. Sharma worked in the healthcare investment banking group of Lehman Brothers in London, and before that he practiced medicine in northern India. Dr. Sharma holds an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a medical degree (M.B.B.S.) from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana where he was awarded the Vipin Khanna Memorial Gold Medal for graduating as the best intern.

  • Mr.Ajeet Karan Singh

    Mr. Ajeet Karan Singh has more than 21 years of experience in building businesses across several industries in India. Prior to joining Barings he was the CEO of KAPL (now SC Johnson India) - the world's largest liquid mosquito repellent company with the flagship brand "All Out". He was instrumental in growing the revenues and profits of the company more than six fold during his tenure. He played a key role in the operation of KAPL's Joint Venture with S.C.Johnson and thereafter successful integration of the Baygon business into KAPL. Before joining KAPL, Mr. Ajeet was part of scripting the success of several multinationals including Hindustan Lever (part of Unilever group), Pepsico India and Coca-Cola, India.
    Ajeet is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad with specialization in marketing.

  • Mr.Girish Bakre

    Mr. Girish Bakre, a Bachelor of Commerce and qualified Chartered Accountant has more than 2 decades of experience in the field of General Management and Finance, with world class companies such as PwC, E.ON Energie, Germany, and Phelps Dodge, USA. Prior to his appointment as an Executive Director of the Company in F.Y. 2013-14, he has been involved with the business affairs of the Company as a Group Chief Operating Officer. He plays an important role in finance, supply chain, new projects and in development of global relationships.

  • Mr. Suketu V Shah

    Mr. Suketu V Shah is presently a Joint Managing Director of Mukund Ltd. Mr. Shah did his graduation from Mumbai and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1980. He has worked with Bajaj Auto, Pune and with International Finance Corporation, Washington D.C. and American Express Bank in New York before returning to India to join Mukund Ltd. Mr Shah is a past Chairman of the Young Presidents Organization, Bombay Chapter and was on the executive committee of the Harvard Business School Association of India. He has been the Chairman of Western Regional Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) the apex industry association in India and is now on the National Council of CII. He is Chairman of the Alloy Steel Producers Association of India. Mr. Shah is also on the Board of UTV Software Communications Ltd., in which the Walt Disney Company has a significant stake.

  • Mr.Manu Daftary

    Mr. Manu P. Daftary is currently President and Chief Investment Officer of DG Capital Management, an investment management company based in Boston, USA. He began his investment management career at the University of Southern California in 1985 where he was Assistant Treasurer – Investments. In 1988, he joined Geewax, Terker & Company as a Portfolio Manager and was co-manager of the firm's institutional accounts. In addition, he also was Manager of equity short selling for the firm's hedge fund assets and also designed the option overlay program that was utilized in the firm's institutional accounts. In 1993, he joined Hellman, Jordan Investment Management Company as a Senior Vice-President/Portfolio Manager with lead responsibility for $500 million in institutional assets and was also involved in the management of $150 million in hedge fund assets. Mr. Daftary has a BA in economics from the University of Mumbai, India, a BS and MBA from California State University at Long Beach and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

  • Mr.Milind Vaidya

    Mr. Milind Vaidya, has a Degree of Bachelor of Science and more than Three decades of experience in the field of Commercials, marketing and sales and has worked with various leading Indian as well all as Multinational companies like Eureka Forbes Ltd, Nestle and Unilever. Prior to his appointment as an Executive Director of the Company in F.Y. 2013-14 he is credited with the start-up and success of Morpheus Life Sciences (an Associate Company of our Company). Before his association with Morpheus Life Science he was Executive Vice President with the Company.

  • Mrs. Nafeesa Moloobhoy

    Mrs Moloobhoy is the Managing Director of a 110 year old family run company - A.S.Moloobhoy Pvt Ltd. And A.S.Moloobhoy & Sons Pvt. Ltd. She is involved in the sale, supply and service of life saving, firefighting and electronics equipment and also forayed into the area of training in the marine field.  Mrs Moloobhoy also represents her company on many Marine forums both in India and abroad. She is a member of CIRM (a prestigious international body that makes recommendations to IMO on new policy matters.) She holds directorship in total 8 companies.