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Leadership

Full-spectrum expertise

Our management team brings decades of experience acquired at leading international organizations, stretching from research to commercial delivering strong leadership for our global operations.

Dr. Janos Vaczi

Dr. Janos Vaczi

CEO AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

Janos brings decades of leadership experience from multinational corporations.

Before joining Extrovis in Switzerland, Janos held various general management and P&L responsibilities at Amneal based in Switzerland, Alliance Healthcare (now part of Walgreens Boots Alliance), Ratiopharm (now part of the Teva Group) and Sanofi. Janos has a Summa Cum Laude degree from the Szent-Györgyi Albert Medical University in Szeged, Hungary.

Hanumantha Rao Kamma

Hanumantha Rao Kamma

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

Hanumantha combines a strong knowledge of industry trends and portfolio strategy with a vast professional network.

The Chief Strategic Officer at Extrovis, Hanumantha has a master’s degree in International Management from Pondicherry Central University, India. He combines a strong knowledge of industry trends and portfolio strategy with a vast professional network. Prior to his role at Extrovis Switzerland, Hanumantha held various managerial positions in the areas of strategic sourcing, portfolio management and strategic business development at Amneal, Ranbaxy and Dr. Reddy’s.

Mathijs Steegstra

Mathijs Steegstra

GLOBAL HEAD OF SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS

Mathijs Steegstra has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 20 years, always in Quality and Regulatory roles covering USA, Europe and MENA.

Mathijs Steegstra has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 20 years, always in Quality and Regulatory roles covering USA, Europe and MENA. With experience in both innovator and generics, he has set up RA infrastructures for newly formed companies and optimized them for established companies.

He obtained multiple Marketing Authorization approvals for various types of products ranging from NCE's to repurposed molecules to complex generics. He was responsible for the quality of multiple sites, including sterile production sites and has handled remediation projects for several sites. Originally from the Netherlands, he studied pharmacy at the University of Groningen and holds a pharmacist’s degree, specializing in molecular pharmacology.

Sreevatsa Natarajan (Vatsa)

Sreevatsa Natarajan (Vatsa)

GLOBAL HEAD OF PROGRAMS AND ALLIANCES

Vatsa utilises his rich global managerial and entrepreneurial experience in translating scientific ideas into successful products & licensing deals.

Sreevatsa Natarajan (Vatsa) brings to Extrovis more than two decades of experience from the areas of drug discovery and development, program and alliance management, business development and licensing collected at renowned multinational organizations like Vertex Pharma, Glenmark Pharma, Dr Reddy’s Labs and Rhizen Pharma. He brings rich global managerial and entrepreneurial experience at the science-business interface in translating scientific ideas into successful products & licensing deals and has co-founded & led a bio-bank that supports drug & biomarker discovery. Vatsa holds graduate degrees in chemistry and biopharmaceutics from BITS Pilani, India and Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA, USA.

Dr. Rajasekhara Reddy

Dr. Rajasekhara Reddy

CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER – FINISHED DOSAGE FORMS

Dr. Rajasekhara has over 15 years of R&D experience in complex genetics, including liposomal, microsphere and nanoparticle technology.

Dr. Rajasekhara Reddy brings in more than 15 years of experience in development of complex generics, including but not limited to liposomal, microsphere and nanoparticle technology, and drug device combinations. In his career, Dr. Rajasekhara has played key roles in formulation development and held leadership positions during his association with Alembic, Hospira, Leiutis. Early part of his career Dr Rajasekhara was associated with Dr. Reddy’s and Gland Pharma. He is post graduate in pharmaceutical sciences from Annamalai University and a Ph.D from Satya Sai University. At Extrovis, he & his team is focused on developing innovative formulations for complex generics that aims to better human life.

Dr. Bommena Hanumantharao

Dr. Bommena Hanumantharao

CHIEF SCIENTIFIC OFFICER – ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Dr. Hanumantharao brings over 20 years of experience in process research and development, API manufacturing and technology transfer.

Dr. Bommena Hanumantharao brings 20+ years of expertise in synthesis of organic compounds development and manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients. He has led development, filing & commercialisation in ARV, Antihypertensives, Cephalosporins, Antibiotics, Peptides APIs with novel/non-infringing process. Dr. Hanumantharao is a doctorate in organic chemistry and has co-authored many scientific publications as researcher and reviewer. His earlier assignments were with Aurobindo, Azico Biophore and Caplin Point. At Extrovis, he is responsible for the development & execution of API programs.

Dr. Mallikarjuna Rao Kamma

Dr. Mallikarjuna Rao Kamma

R&D Operations Oversight & Global Vertical Head – Sterile Dosage Forms & Actives

A graduate in veterinary sciences from one of India's top leading institutions, Dr. Mallikarjuna has over two decades of leadership experience in healthcare and service.

A graduate in veterinary sciences from one of India’s top leading institutions, Dr. Mallikarjuna has spent over two decades in animal healthcare and service. His passion for healthcare and stellar record as a leader in previous projects brings great value. Dr. Mallikarjun has assumed the position of Head of India operations at Extrovis AG.

Sri Prasad

Sri Prasad

HEAD OF FINANCE AND COMPLIANCE

Sri Prasad Mohan comes with 25+ years of strong experience in Finance Function across Consulting, Manufacturing and FMCG industries.

Sri Prasad Mohan comes with 25+ years of strong experience in Finance Function across Consulting, Manufacturing and FMCG industries. His expertise lies in Financial Management, International Taxation & Cross functional Controllership, Global Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax due diligence, Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Mitigating Strategy. Prasad’s key assignments before joining Extrovis included senior finance positions at Deloitte, Coca Cola and in his latest position he served as CFO of EquiPPP Social Impact Technologies Ltd in Hyderabad. Prasad is a chartered accountant from ICAI Institute India, certified International Taxation specialist and an alumnus of Indian School of Business (2020-22 batch) Hyderabad. At Extrovis, Prasad heads the Finance Function based out of Hyderabad.

Ms. Lakshmi Addaganti

Ms. Lakshmi Addaganti

CHIEF INTEGRATION OFFICER – GLOBAL IT

Ms. Addaganti comes with 23+ years of Technology Leadership in the areas of Enterprise Data Strategy, IT Management, Governance, IT & Digital Strategy and other fields of expertise.

Lakshmi Addaganti comes with 23+ years of Technology Leadership in the areas of Enterprise Data Strategy, IT Management, Governance, IT & Digital Strategy, Business – IT alignment & Value Delivery, Digital transformation roadmap, Business & Process automation. In her career, Lakshmi played several key roles of increasing responsibility in IT Project & Portfolio Management at Novartis, UBS, Invesco, Capgemini and TVS group Lakshmi is a computer science Postgraduate and also an alumnus of IIM Bangalore having completed her EGMP. At Extrovis, Lakshmi leads the Information Technology & Integration Portfolio for the group.

Vinayak Dinesh Dendukuri

Vinayak Dinesh Dendukuri

VERTICAL HEAD – ORAL AND SEMI SOLID DOSAGE FORMS

Vinayak Dinesh Dendukuri has more than a decade of experience in formulation development, drug delivery systems and safety management with pharmaceutical innovators.

Vinayak Dinesh Dendukuri has more than a decade of experience in formulation development, drug delivery systems and safety management with pharmaceutical innovators such as GSK, Sanofi and Quintiles. Dinesh is an entrepreneur and scientist, and his company Novic Biosciences is focused on formulation development of oral solids and semi solids. Dinesh has received his BS from Rochester Institute of Technology, United States & is Graduate from University of Rochester, US in Microbiology, Immunology and Organic Chemistry. At Extrovis, as Head of R&D, Dinesh leads the Oral Solid Programs across the group.

Dr. Suryanarayana Regulagadda

Dr. Suryanarayana Regulagadda

GLOBAL HEAD OF ANALYTICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

Dr. Suryanarayana Regulagadda comes with more than two decades of experience in pharmaceutical industry in Analytical Research & Development.

Dr. Suryanarayana Regulagadda comes with more than two decades of experience within the pharmaceutical industry in Analytical Research & Development. His expertise spans across a wide range of peptides and complex molecules, optimizing laboratory operations, ensuring robust method development and validation, and spearheading technology adoption within the regulatory framework catering to USFDA, MHRA, ENVISA developments in API and formulations. Surya is a postgraduate in chemistry – he worked with Eugia Pharma, Alembic, Dr. Reddy’s and Concord Laboratories, Qualitest Pharmaceuticals in the US. At Extrovis, Surya leads the analytical development & services portfolio for the group.

Angad G Raju

Angad G Raju

HEAD OF STRATEGIC SOURCING AND SUPPLY CHAIN

Angad G Raju is a dynamic, accomplished entrepreneur with experience in leading large scale supply chain operations in pharmaceuticals and bulk cargo handling.

Angad G Raju is a dynamic, accomplished entrepreneur with experience in leading large scale supply chain operations in pharmaceuticals and bulk cargo handling. A software engineer by training and adventure sports lover, he always seeks out new challenges to create high business impact solutions. At Extrovis, Angad leads the Global Supply Chain portfolio that is committed to providing uninterrupted supplies to all stakeholders and patient communities at affordable cost.

Matsuki Takashi

Matsuki Takashi

GROUP HEAD OF JAPAN OPERATIONS

Matsuki Takashi brings more than 29 years of cumulative experience at pharmaceutical companies in Japan and Asia with over 7 years of country manager positions in Japan, Thailand and Indonesia.

Matsuki Takashi brings more than 29 years of cumulative experience at pharmaceutical companies in Japan and Asia with over 7 years of country manager positions in Japan, Thailand and Indonesia. Through his career, with experience encompassing sales, marketing, business planning, P&L, governance, NPV analysis for pipelines and ethics and compliance enhancement with managing and solving labour disputes including a litigation case at the court. Takashi san has worked with Nippon Shinyaku Co Ltd, Astellas Pharma, Clinigen in his illustrious career as business development leader. At Extrovis, Takashi san has taken the mantle of growing the group footprint in Japan and North Asian region. He is based out of Tokyo office.

Dr. Krishna Bhavanasi

Dr. Krishna Bhavanasi

Chief Scientific Officer - Solid Dosage Forms

Dr. Krishna Bhavanasi brings a rich 25-year experience in formulating solid, liquid, and injectable drugs. Dr. Bhavanasi's track record includes successful creation of over 100 products designed for both highly regulated and semi-regulated markets.

Dr. Krishna Bhavanasi brings a rich 25-year experience in formulating solid, liquid, and injectable drugs. Dr. Bhavanasi's track record includes successful creation of over 100 products designed for both highly regulated and semi-regulated markets. Dr. Bhavanasi excels in managing the intricacies of regulatory compliance, having submitted products for approval across numerous global regulatory bodies including the USFDA, EMA, TGA, HC, MHRA, India, ANVISA, and MCC. Before his tenure at Extrovis, he served as Vice President & Head of Formulations Development at NATCO Pharma and as a Senior Scientist at Aurobindo Pharma. Dr. Bhavanasi earned his Ph.D. from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and holds a Master's degree in Pharmacy from Andhra University.

P.V.Raghavendra Rao

P.V.Raghavendra Rao

Group Chief Financial Officer

Raghav is an accomplished chartered accountant and finance leader with about 25 years of comprehensive experience in financial management.

Raghav is an accomplished chartered accountant and finance leader with about 25 years of comprehensive experience in financial management. His expertise spans across accounting, control, project evaluation, financial planning, budgeting, transfer pricing, taxation, costing, and treasury management—including cash flow management, hedging, and securing funds from banks—across diverse regions. Throughout his career, Raghav has assumed numerous leadership positions, where he has been instrumental in establishing and mentoring finance and business teams.

Raghav has held prominent finance leadership positions such as the Chief Financial Officer at Sequent Scientific Limited, Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd, and most recently at Solara Active Pharma Sciences. He gained substantial business finance expertise through various roles at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories in Hyderabad.

Raghav possesses a deep understanding of strategy development and implementation and has earned a Goldratt Master Executive Certificate in TOC Holistic Management. Over his extensive career, Raghav has contributed as an advisor and consultant, playing key roles on finance steering committees, business leadership councils, and joint steering committees for various business partnerships.

Srinivasan Pagadala

Srinivasan Pagadala

Chief Human Resource Officer

Srini comes with over 25 years of extensive experience in human resources management within the Pharma and Healthcare sectors. He specializes in Business HR, Change Leadership and Transformation, Talent Management, and Employee Relations.

Srini comes with over 25 years of extensive experience in human resources management within the Pharma and Healthcare sectors. He specializes in Business HR, Change Leadership and Transformation, Talent Management, and Employee Relations. Throughout his career, he has held various HR senior and responsible positions in top pharmaceutical organizations such as Dr. Reddy's, Novartis, GVK Bio, and Biological E. Before his current role at Extrovis, Srini led the HR fucntion at Solara Active Pharma.

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