Our leadership team comes from strong ties with the Alembic group and works every day to protect the vision and purpose for which the group was founded. Everyone in the Company takes inspiration from their efforts to propel the business onto greater heights while staying true to our values.

Board of Directors

Mr. Chirayu Amin

Chairman & CEO

Mr. Chirayu Amin, the Chairman of Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited, has played a pivotal role in the growth of the organisation. Mr. Amin has led the Company through the changing needs of modern-day business while keeping the legacy intact. Besides being the Chairman of all Alembic Group businesses, he also holds the trusteeship in the hospital and schools, which are under our charitable trust. Mr. Amin holds an MBA degree.

Mr. Pranav Amin

Managing Director

Mr. Pranav Amin is the Managing Director of Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited. and heads the international business unit of the organisation. After joining the organisation, he took charge as a Managing Director in 2016. A graduate in Economics/Industrial Management from the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA and MBA in International Management from Thunderbird, USA. He is a great people leader and steers the organisation through involvement, empowerment and autonomy.

Mr. Shaunak Amin

Managing Director

Mr. Shaunak Amin has graduated from University of Massachusetts, USA with Economics as his specials. He has varied work experience with renowned multinationals including Merril Lynch, Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, among others. His extensive experience in Sales and Marketing has benefited our Company.

Mr. Raj Kumar Baheti

Director - Finance & CFO

Mr. R. K. Baheti is Commerce graduate and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is also a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India with wide and varied experience in Finance, Accounts, Taxation and Management.

Mr. K. G. Ramanathan

Independent Director

Mr. K. G. Ramanathan is a postgraduate in Physics from the University of Madras and is a retired IAS Officer. He has worked in senior administrative positions with the Government of Gujarat and Government of India. He has vast industrial experience, particularly in the fields of fertilizers, chemicals and petrochemicals. Before he retired from government service, he was the Chairman and Managing Director of Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (IPCL). Mr. Ramanathan is well connected with national level Industry organisation such as FICCI and CII. He was also the president of Chemical and Petrochemical Manufacturers Association of India (CPMA) for over 2 decades. He is the founder President of the Indian Centre for Plastics in the Environment (ICPE).

Mr. Pranav Parikh

Independent Director

Mr. Pranav Parikh is a Commerce graduate and has done Business Administration Programme at Harvard University, USA. He is an industrialist, the Chairman of TechNova Imaging Systems (P) Ltd., and the Director of Lemuir Group of Companies. He is an active participant in various industrial forums and organisations.

Mr. Paresh Saraiya

Independent Director

Mr. Paresh Saraiya is a senior business leader and the Chairman of Silox India Pvt. Ltd., which is a JV between Silox S.A., Belgium; Excel Industries Ltd. and Transpek Industry Ltd. He served as the Managing Director of the Company between January 2001 and July 2020. He is also a Designated Partner in MuellerUnifab Packaging LLP, a 50-50 JV between Mueller Group of Switzerland and Unifab Engineers, a Saraiya family firm.

Mr. Saraiya has held key positions in different trade bodies such as Federation of Gujarat Industries (FGI), Vadodara, CII-Western Region and Gujarat Safety Council.

Mr. Saraiya is also a patron of art and culture as well as an advocate for environmental preservation. He is associated as a trustee with several socio-cultural organisations, including the United Way of Baroda, Swar Vilas, among others.

Mr. Ashok Barat

Independent Director

Mr. Ashok Barat is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales and CPA, Australia.

He has held responsible and senior leadership positions in various Indian and multinational organizations, both in India and overseas. He began his career with Hindustan Lever Limited and thereafter in positions of increasing responsibility, with them and amongst others, RPG Group, Pepsi, Electrolux, Telstra and Heinz (now Kraft Heinz). He retired in 2016 as the Managing Director of Forbes & Company Limited.

He is on the Board of several other companies. He is a regular speaker at public forums and takes keen interest in mentoring start-ups.

Mr. Ashok Barat is a Past President of the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India and presently, Member, Managing Committee of ASSOCHAM. He is a Certified Mediator empaneled with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

Dr. Archana Hingorani

Independent Director

Dr. Archana Hingorani holds a bachelor’s degree in Arts from the University of Mumbai, a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, USA and a Doctorate in Philosophy from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, USA. She has three decades of experience in financial services, teaching and research as well as private equity investment. She is currently a Managing Partner at Siana Capital, and a visiting faculty for Private Equity at the Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, USA. She has been the recipient of various awards, including the ‘Most Powerful Women’ in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 by Fortune India, and ‘25 Most Influential Women in Asia Asset Management’ by Asian Investor in May 2014, among others.