Laurus Labs

Key Management Team

Key Management Team

Dr. Satyanarayana Chava

Founder & CEO

Laurus Labs Dr. Satyanarayana Chava

Dr. Satyanarayana Chava is an Executive, whole time Director and the Chief Executive Officer of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since January 21, 2006. He holds a bachelors and masters degree in Science from Andhra University. He was also a research scholar at the College of Science and Technology, Andhra University from 1985 to 1992 and went on to obtain his Ph.D in the year 1992. He has received a honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management. He also holds a post graduate diploma in quality management from the Worldwide Quality Certification and has completed the post graduate programme in management for senior executives from the Indian School of Business. He was featured on the cover page of September 2015 issue of Forbes India and our Company was recognized as one of the 13 hidden gems of India in that issue. During the last 23 years he has worked in various pharmaceutical companies including Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, Vera Laboratories Limited and Vorin Laboratories Limited, especially under the domains of research and development. He was also the Chief Operating Officer at Matrix Laboratories Limited, Hyderabad. He has been determined as inventor in 103 patents or patent applications filed across the world.

Dr. Raju S Kalidindi

ED & Head – Generics API & Ingredients

Laurus Labs Dr. Raju S Kalidindi

Dr. Raju Srihari Kalidindi is an Executive, whole time Director of our Company since April 24, 2006. He holds a bachelor’s and a masters degree in Science from Andhra University and the University of Roorkee, respectively and a Ph.D from Andhra University. He has done his post-doctoral research at the University of Hawaii under professor P.J. Scheuer for two years. He has over 23 years of experience in research and pharmaceutical industry, including more than 10 years at Hospira Australia Pty Ltd in Australia. His areas of expertise include research and development, operations, sourcing and business development. Dr. Kalidindi has been determined as inventor in 11 patents or patent applications files across the world.

Mr. V V Ravi Kumar

ED & CFO

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Mr. V.V.Ravikumar is an Executive, whole time Director and Chief Financial Officer of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since November 30, 2006 and is in-charge of finance, human resources function of the company, he has also handled the supply chain management department of our company for a significant time. He holds a bachelors and masters degree in Commerce from Andhra University. He is a member of the ICWAI. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of finance. Prior to joining our Company, he was the Vice President – Finance of Matrix Laboratories Limited.

Mr. Chandrakanth Chereddi

ED & Head – Generics FDF and Synthesis

Laurus Labs - Mr. Chandrakanth Chereddi

Mr. Chandrakanth Chereddi is an Executive and whole time Director of our Company since August 9, 2016 and has been associated with our Company since February 10, 2012 and is also involved in strategy and operation of the company. He holds a bachelors degree in Engineering (Computer Science and Engineering) from Osmania University and a masters degree in Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois. He has also completed the post graduate program in Management from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. He has over eight years of experience in the field of project management. Prior to joining our Company, he was an associate with McKinsey & Company.

Dr. G S R Anjaneyulu

Exec. VP & Head – SCM

Laurus Labs - Dr G S R Anjaneyulu

Dr. GSR Anjaneyulu has been associated with our Company since February 5, 2007. He holds a masters degree in Science (Chemistry) and a Ph.d from Maharshi Dayanand University. He has over 23 years of experience in the field of research and development. Prior to joining our Company, he was the associate vice president of research and development department at Matrix Laboratories Limited.

Dr. V Uma Maheswer Rao

Exec. VP – Chemical R&D

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Dr. V Uma Maheswer Rao has been associated with our Company since June 9, 2016. He holds a masters degree in Science and a Ph.D from Osmania University. He has several years of experience in the fields of process research and development and API manufacturing process. Prior to joining our Company, he was the executive director of Sriam Labs.

Dr. Lakshman Chunduru

Exec .VP – Quality

Laurus Labs - Dr Lakshman Chunduru

Dr. Lakshmana Rao C V has been associated with our Company since February 7, 2007. He holds a bachelors degree in Science from the Nagarjuna University and a masters degree in Science and a Ph.D from the Andhra University. He has over 13 years of experience in the fields of product development. Prior to joining our Company, he was was associated with Mayne Health Pty Ltd.

Mr. S Srinivasa Rao

Exec. VP – Operations & Manufacturing

Laurus Labs - Mr S Srinivasa Rao

Mr. Srinivasa Rao S has been associated with our Company since April 2, 2008. He holds a bachelors degree in Science from Nagarjuna University. He has over 21 years of experience in the field of production. Prior to joining our Company, he was the associate vice president of the production department at Matrix Laboratories Limited.

Mr. M Bhaskaraiah

SVP – SCM

Laurus Labs - Mr M Bhaskaraiah

Mr. M. Bhaskaraiah has been associated with our Company since April 5, 2007. He holds a bachelors degree in Technology (Chemical Engineering) from Sri Venkateswara University. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of production planning and control. Prior to joining our Company, he was the general manager in the production planning and control department at Matrix Laboratories Limited.

Mr. Martyn Oliver James Peck

SVP – Business Development

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Mr. Martyn Oliver James Peck has been associated with our Company since August 18, 2008. He holds a bachelors degree in Science in Biological and Medicinal Chemistry from University of Essex. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of sourcing and business development. Prior to joining our Company, he was the Head of API sourcing of Mayne Health Pty Ltd.

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