Pharma leader with 30+ years’ techno-commercial expertise in sectors of API Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences. The last 16 years of which have been in senior leadership positions in API Manufacturing Operations, Product Development & Technology Transfer, CRAMS, and Contract Manufacturing with P & L accountability. Positions held were Site Head, Manufacturing Head, and Business Head of Contract Manufacturing with leading organizations. Adept at process and systems improvement, lean manufacturing, statutory EHS management & regulatory audits. Have hands-on Site turnaround experience and was awarded for this during my tenure with Piramal Enterprises Limited. Have handled large and matrixed teams and have led the change & cultural transformation. Successfully led the site turnaround at Piramal. Managed the cultural shift towards excellence, revamped the facility, debottlenecked the processes to increase the capacity manifold in some crucial products. In CRAMS, made major improvements in project management, delivery and other customer centricity related metrics. Have managed green field and brown field projects for API facilities.