Speakers

Ravipati Chandi Prasad

Head – Packaging Development

Aurobindo Pharma Limited

Ravipati Chandi Prasad is currently heading Packaging Development at Aurobindo Pharma Limited, Hyderabad. Aurobindo Pharma Limited is a generic pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturing organization and features among the top 10 companies in India in terms of consolidated revenues with exports to over 125 countries across the globe. Having result driven, growth oriented career of multi-faceted experience over 25 years in packaging development, quality control and quality assurance in reputed pharmaceutical organizations manufacturing formulations. As a Packaging Technologist with ability to define vision, focus on short-term and long-term goals of organization, accepting pivotal assignments, set high expectations and produced results. Had previously association with Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, Actavis Pharmaceutical Mfg. Limited and Natco Pharma Limited. In the long professional career accomplished projects of selection of packages for product stability, quality, safety, compliance to regulatory and statutory requirements, technology transfer of packaging, packaging automation projects, vendor development and audit, driving and implementation of cost saving projects in packaging materials and productivity resulted in huge savings.

Tj Sarvanan

Associate Director – Packaging Development (QA)

Biocon Limited

He has had a rich and varied experience of 19 years in pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, FMCG and the food and beverage industry in both packaging development and vendor management. He is currently the Associate Director – Packaging Development (Quality Assurance) at Biocon Limited. He has formerly worked with FMCG giants like Hindustan Unilever and large pharmaceutical companies like Himalaya Drugs, Ranbaxy and Medreich.

Chakravarthi AVPS

CEO, Managing Director

Ecobliss India

Widely known as a 'young veteran in packaging' has around three decades of experience in paper, paper boards & packaging, in different capacities in companies like International paper, Ballarpur industries, A&R (Sweden), Huhtamaki packaging etc. before he established Ecobliss Joint Venture. Served as chairman of Indian Institute of Packaging, Hyderabad. Spoke on international platforms in more than 15countries. He is also elected Governing Board member of IIP and on board of Asia Packaging Federation

Dharmil Sheth

Co-founder

Pharmeasy

Dharmil Sheth is the co-founder of Pharmeasy, the leading medical and healthcare app in India that connects consumers with local pharmacies and diagnostic centres. At Pharmeasy, Dharmil particularly looks at the key areas of customer experience and also helms the operations and marketing divisions of the company.

With a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering from KJ Somaiya College of Engineering and a PGDM from IMT Ghaziabad, Dharmil has been associated with renowned companies such as MakeMyTrip in key leadership roles. Fulfilling his entrepreneurial passions with new and exciting ventures, prior to Pharmeasy, Dharmil founded 91 Streets, a shopping search platform and BoxPlay Sports, a world-class sports infrastructure set-up for teams and individuals to play soccer and cricket. A keen contributor to society, Dharmil has also laid the foundation of and is President to Ekagrata Foundation, a Non-Government Organisation which works towards the welfare of underprivileged children.