Management Team

Dr Ravi PenmetsaMentor and Advisor

With an MBBS from Osmania University, India and Science of Medicine from East Carolina, University School of Medicine, USA, where he continued in hospital-based practice for seven years, Dr. Penmetsa joined Gland Pharma as Executive Director, in 1992. Since 1999, he has held the position of Vice Chairman & Managing Director; and has taken up an advisory role to support the management at Gland Pharma, in 2019.

Member of the International Leadership Forum (ILF) and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE); Dr. Penmetsa is also one of Fosun’s Global partners and the Chief Representative in India.

Srinivas SaduManaging Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Sadu, Managing Director and CEO since 2019, joined Gland Pharma in 2000 and rose up the ranks to become Chief Operating Officer in 2011. Beginning his career in Marketing at Smith Kline Beecham USA, he holds MS qualifications in Industrial Pharmacy from Long Island University, New York; MBA from University of Maryland, Baltimore; and postgraduate certification in Finance and Management from London School of Business and Finance. He has over 20 years of varied experience in International Business Development, Alliancing, Production, Engineering, Product Development and Supply Chain Management

KVGK RajuChief Technical Officer

Mr Raju’s association with the company goes back since its inception and he has closely been connected in putting into place quality control norms and practices as envisaged by our founder. With over 38 years’ experience in Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Regulatory Affairs, Mr Raju holds a Master of Science in Organic Chemistry and Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Microbiology.

Ravi Shekhar MitraChief Financial Officer

Mr Mitra joined Gland Pharma as CFO in 2019. He is a Qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with Associate Membership of the respective institutes.

He has over 20 years’ experience in leading Financial Management, FP&A, Strategic Planning, Investor Relations in Pharmaceutical and other industries.

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