Jury For India Packaging Awards 2017
Winner of Worldstar awards (the highest in packaging excellence) for five years in a row with 100% success, a World Record! Also the lone winner of Ameristar award for pharmaceutical packaging innovation from India. Served as chairman of Indian Institute of Packaging, Hyderabad He is also elected Governing Board member of IIP and on board of Asia Packaging Federation and actively associated with Packaging activities, worldwide. Panel member and active participant of CII & FICCI, Pharmexcil and life member of various manufacturing associations. Worked for more than two decades in different capacities in companies like International paper, Ballarpur industries, Akerlaund Rausing (sweden), Huhtamaki packaging etc. before he established Ecobliss JV around a decade ago. Instrumental in developing various pharmaceutical compliance packs for US and regulatory markets! Published articles in various magazines and participated in live programmes of public interest in TV shows. Toured extensively worldwide, during the past two and half decades! Spoke on various international packaging platforms. Exhibited in National and International Packaging shows time to time! Delivered lectures and chaired various sessions on different topics in FICCI,CII, IIP, CPHI, APF, WPO, Iphex, FAPPCCI, WPC and so many other platforms.
Mr. Preetish Toraskar
He has been an industry professional for more than two decades. He has been privy to all aspects of the pharmaceutical business like manufacturing, quality, commercials, supply chain management and also marketing and sales. He has been responsible for directing many business teams across different therapy areas over the past two decades, and has witnessed the changing fabric of the Indian Healthcare space closely.
Mr. Rakesh Mehta
Mr. Rakesh Mehta is Senior Vice President and Head Global Sales and Marketing - API Business for Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited. . Mr. Mehta carries with him a rich experience of 26 years in Pharmaceutical Business. He has been associated with Sun Pharma for more than 21 years. He is a strategic and an experienced leader who has hands-on API industry knowledge.
Prior to Sun, he was associated with Lupin Laboratories Limited for handling API and Dosage form Business for Far-East Region. At Sun he has been Instrumental in setting and developing Sun’s API Business across various geographies through strategic initiatives.
Ashok Kumar Bhattacharya
Over 35 yrs of experience in Global Pharmaceutical MNCs as a Successful Manager in various Marketing & Sales roles & Excelling in diverse multicultural environments . A strong proponent for Building Big Brands & enhancing corporate equity through Patient & Customer Focus . Launched & Built Brands in Multiple Therapeutic segments , & managed overall P&L of Business Units . Actively involved in Mergers, Acquisitions & Integrations , Change Management process without losing sight of Performance . Developed Human Capital through continuous Training & Development programs. Encourage Innovation & promote / create Healthy Competitive working environment . Was associated with Anderson Consulting for Business Process Re Engineering project . Have attended various Marketing & General Management programmes in reputed institutes like INSEAD ( Singapore ) , IIM Ahmedabad , Bangalore & ASCI Hyderabad. Member of Mumbai Management Association Member Leadership Excellence – Harvard Business Square Associated with Premium Management schools in Mumbai. Member of Takeda India Leadership Team Member of the Emerging Market Project Team working on ‘ Access To Medicine ‘ in Takeda Member of the Executive Management Team & MerckSerono Leadership Team Member of Multiple Committees of OPPI - Marketing , Ethics & Compliance & Healthcare Access Have been an Invited Speaker on Healthcare at Multiple Management Colleges & other Forums Have been Invited to the University Board of Studies drawing up Curriculam for Health Care Management course
Mrs. Parizad A Elchidana
Around 32 yrs. experience in pharmaceutical industry in research and development of patent non infringing products and processes. She has developed expertise in startups and setting up and managing green field projects on R&D, Operations and Clinical Research including bioequivalence studies and Medical Affairs & PV on behalf of foreign investors.