Mr. Janak Shah, Chairman and Managing Director and Mrs. Maya Shah, Executive Director are the key founders of the company. Being Pharmacy graduates, they envisioned working on Novel Drug Delivery Systems (NDDS), which was considered as niche area in the '80s compared to the conventional formulations. With strong belief in their vision and support of few committed team members, they laid the foundation of Themis Laboratories in 1985, now known as Inventia Healthcare.
Inventia today is known for many breakthroughs in drug delivery technologies and is considered as one of lead players in Novel Drug Delivery segment in India. Janak Shah and Maya Shah continue to play an active role towards attaining the vision of the company.
Dr. Ankur Shah, Executive Director is a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics. He currently heads
the Business Development & Strategy to accentuate focus on current and
new business opportunities.
Mr. Bharat Bakhshi, Investor Director in Inventia, is currently a partner at Jacob Ballas Capital. He is a Mechanical Engineer from California State University, Fullerton, and an MBA from the University of Southern California, having more than 19 years of experience, out of which 14 years have been in the field of financial services. Mr. Bakhshi has held various senior positions in the past that include Director at UBS Investment Bank based in New York and then Mumbai, and Assistant Vice President with Citigroup, also based out of New York and Mumbai. He started his career with Atlantic Richfield Corporation at Los Angeles in Project Management.
Dr. Prabuddha Ganguli, Independent Director, is a PhD. in Chemical Physics
from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. He has overall 33 years of
experience in research and industry with immense expertise in areas of
IPR, Information Risk Management, Cyber Security and Knowledge Management. He worked for two decades in Hindustan Lever in diverse managerial roles
including R&D, Technology Assessment, Forecasting and Transfer,
Patents & Knowledge Management, Factory Management and Business
Planning. He is a leading qualified Patent Agent in India. He has been
recipient of several prestigious national and international awards and
has authored over 60 publications and 5 books.
Mr. A. S. Krishna, Additional Independent Director, is currently working with L’Oreal and is responsible for the management of Scientific Affairs. He holds MSc degree and has more than 25 year of experience as a professional. Mr. A. S. Krishna has been associated with various companies such as TATA Group, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, MSD and Ranbaxy.
Mr. Naresh Shah, Chief Operating Officer, is a Science Graduate with over 32 years of experience with pharmaceutical companies like Glaxo, Cadila, Unichem, Ranbaxy and Zydus Cadila, having held senior positions in India and abroad. He has been instrumental in building our marketing capabilities in India and abroad.
Mr. Hemendra Shah, Chief Financial Officer, is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 25 years of experience. He is associated with the Company since its inception. He has been instrumental in building strong Corporate Governance, fiscal discipline and systems and technology.
Mr. Nayan Joshi, Director, is a Science Graduate with over 25 years of experience in chemical and instruments, microbiology, capsules, tablets and liquids. He is a key member having been associated with the Company since inception. He has been instrumental in building our capabilities in Supply Chain. He currently heads the Technical Services.
Mrs. Vaibhavi Shah, Director, is a Post Graduate in Pharmaceutics. She heads the Research & Development along with Regulatory Affairs. She plays a strategic role in the deliverables of R&D projects and filing of dossiers across all markets.
Mr. Vishal Shah, Director, obtained his Masters Degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and an MBA from the Cox School of Business. He has 10 years of professional experience in the areas of Quality Management, Process Engineering and Project Management. He has exposure to processes like Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing. His inclusion in the Top Management team, further bolsters Manufacturing and Supply Chain which he shall be handling.
Mrs. Rajat Shah leads Inventia's long-term technology vision and is responsible for the company's information technology projects. She holds a MSc. in Computer Science and Engineering, a MBA in Strategy and Marketing and more than 15 years of experience leading IT teams and organisations.