Ketan Dhamanaskar

Managing Director

An energetic and seasoned business leader with extensive international experience in Europe, Middle East, Africa and South Asia, including India, Ketan brings to table a rich and diverse experience in the pharmaceutical industry across different therapeutic areas like prescription drugs, medical devices and animal healthcare. In human pharma, Ketan has worked extensively in the realms of Immunology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Gastroenterology, Women’s Healthcare and Nephrology.
His ability to build lead and motivate teams has resulted in building and sustaining big brands, launching new business divisions and turning around ailing businesses to profitability and growth. Prior to joining Exeltis, Ketan has worked with prominent pharmaceutical companies like Zoetis, Baxter Healthcare, Novartis, Wyeth, Roche and Fulford.
Ketan has a Bachelor of Pharmacy from K.M.Kundnani College of Pharmacy, and has a Masters in Management Studies (MBA) from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management studies. He is also an alumni of Harvard Business School wherein he pursued the Senior Executive Leadership Program

 

Satish Joshi

Chief Financial Officer

As a qualified Chartered Accountant, Satish has extensive hands-on expertise and achievements in multiple areas of business and management including managing business, leadership, finance, administration, budgeting and forecasting, working capital management, audits and taxation. With over 20 years of rich experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Satish has demonstrated his skill and know-how at improving business operations, increasing productivity, boosting growth and maximising profits, managing diverse teams. Before joining Exeltis in March 2018, Satish was with UCB Pharma for 16 years as Director of Finance and Project Management. In addition to his many achievements as an expert Finance professional, Satish is also a successful teacher. He was associated with Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS), Mumbai as visiting faculty for a few years, preparing aspiring Business graduates for the rigours of management accounting.

Mathi Muthukamatchi

Plant Director

Mathi is technically qualified and ensures the smooth functioning of Exeltis India’s plant which has got in built Formulation & Analytical Development in it. The Plant is located near Chennai. He joined Exeltis India in April 2011 as Chief Technical Officer where he managed the end-to-end technical operations with his advanced leadership and administrative capabilities. In 2018, he was promoted to the position of Plant- Head and has a diverse range of responsibilities covering multiple areas like quality control, operational productivity and efficiency, regulatory compliance and project management. Mathi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and has over 30 years of rich experience in production, projects and operations in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Exeltis India, he was associated with Apex Pharma, Medopharm and Citadel Pharmaceuticals for a number of years.

 

Wriddhee Maitra

Director - Human Resources and Administration

With an innate understanding of the critical role played by people in sustaining and growing businesses in the long term, Wriddhee is a consummate HR professional. He is passionate about creating positive and long-term value for both individuals and businesses through strategic HR interventions and innovations. He enjoys playing multiple roles in his professional life as a leader, people developer and mentor, and consequently carries a strong sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability. Before joining Exeltis in June 2017, Wriddhee had already amassed over 16 years of experience with well-known organisations like Siemens, ICICI Prudential, Abbott and Glenmark. In addition to Human Resources Management, Wriddhee’s professional profile also includes experience in other business domains like Employee Relations, Talent Management and Learning & Development. Wriddhee holds a post-graduate degree in HR & IR from IISWBM, Kolkata.

 

Mr Bishal Roy

Chief Operating Officer

A dynamic and result driven Business Leader with over 19 years, well-rounded experience in Pharmaceuticals with MNCs and Indian corporations. He has worked in prominent healthcare firms like Abbott, Wockhardt, MacLoeds and Akumentis Healthcare. He has pursued his MBA from Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya and completed an “executive program of leadership and Management, Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services” from IIM Calcutta along with a course on “conflict management” from Harvard University. He is adept at creating result oriented cohesive teams and building long-lasting business relationship for sustainable result. He is a specialist for turning around loss making, stagnant businesses to sustainable and profitable unit through inspiring leadership, rich experience & innovation excellence.