Board of Directors

Nectar Lifesciences Limited Board of Directors

1. Mr. Sanjiv Goyal, Chairman and Managing Director

Mr. Sanjiv Goyal is commerce and law graduate. Mr. Sanjiv Goyal started his career by setting up a proprietary concern in Chandigarh in 1987. Mr. Sanjiv Goyal established Nectar Lifesciences Limited in 1995 and has been the managing director ever since. The company became fully operational in April 1997. He is conferred with prestigious global award of “Entrepreneur of the Year” for financial year 2013-14, instituted by Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA), a global NGO from Malaysia.

2. Dr. (Maj. Gen.) Shamsher Singh Chauhan, VSM (Retd.), Independent Director

Dr. (Maj. Gen.) Shamsher Singh Chauhan, VSM (Retd.) is M.B.B.S., M.D. (Medicine) and retired after holding the most prestigious and highest professional appointment of Senior Consultant of the medicine and Allied Specialties/ Super Specialties in the Armed Forces from Ministry of Defence and Army Hospital (Research and Referral) Delhi. He had joined Defence forces on March 29, 1963 and super – annuated on May 31, 1997.

During his service tenure he was delegated twice as leader of the specialist’s teams abroad. He had the distinction of active service in both 1965 and 1971 wars with Pakistan and also commanded the largest zonal hospital/ formation during insurgencies both in western and eastern threats. He had published over 30 papers/articles in national and international journals. He was on the editorial boards of prestigious journal of Association of Physicians of India and Indian Academy of Clinical Medicine.

3. Mr. Ajay Swaroop, Independent Director

Mr. Ajay Swaroop holds B.Com., M.A. (Economics) and C.A.I.I.B. degrees. He has retired as Chief General Manager of Chandigarh circle of State Bank of India comprising of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Jammu & Kashmir and Chandigarh (U.T.) after 37 years of long and varied service. At the time of retirement, he was controlling Rs. 780,000 million of business, 1000 branches and 14000 employees.

4. Mr. Vijay J. Shah, Independent Director

Mr. Vijay J. Shah is a holder of Bachelors Degree in Commerce and Diploma in Business Administration. He had rich experience in managing the affairs of the corporate entities and financial matters.

5. Ms. Guljit Chaudhri, Independent Director

Ms. Guljit Chaudhri graduated from Lady Shri Ram College Delhi University in Economics (Hons.), did full time MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai University and a PhD. fellowship from University of Pune.

She has a career spanning 35 years in international business, strategic alliances including joint ventures and domestic marketing of pharmaceuticals, polymers with leading corporates. From 2005 she had Founded Bioinnovat a Pharmaceutical Resource Organisation deeply engaged in contract research and drug development solutions.

6. Mr. Vivek Sett, Non – Independent and Non – Executive Director.

Mr. Vivek Sett qualified Chartered Accountant and graduated with a degree in Commerce from Calcutta University. He was the partner of New Silk Route Advisors (NSR) since February 2007 and focused on private equity opportunities in the Indian sub-continent out of the Mumbai office. He started his professional career in 1984 with Ispat Industries Ltd., as a Senior Officer and was nominated to the Board of the company in 1994. Prior to joining NSR, Vivek Sett was Chief Financial Officer of Tata Realty and Infrastructure where he was mandated to lead the Tata Group’s funding of a US$ 5 billion initiative to exploit the growth in the Indian Realty and Infrastructure Sectors.

7. Mr. Dinesh Dua, Chief Executive Officer & Director

Mr. Dinesh Dua is MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad from 1979 batch. He has the experience of 37 years plus in varied industries like Sanofi Aventis, Hitech Labs and Berger Paints in middle to senior management positions. He worked as Senior & Top Management positions in Reliance Industries, Jubilant Organosys Ltd., Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. & Wochardt Ltd, and was CEO of Nectar Lifesciences Limited from 2007 to 2012. His last penultimate position was with a US Pharma MNC Akorn India P. Ltd. as Managing Director for last 14 Months. He rejoined the Nectar Lifesciences Limited as a CEO & Director from October 14, 2013. He is immediate past Chairman of CII Chandigarh council and the Vice- Chairman of Pharmexcil India. Awarded Most Outstanding CEO Award by H.E. Sh. V.P. Singh Badnore, Governer Punjab & Administrator Chandigarh in Oct, 2016

8. Mr. Harparkash Singh Gill, President (Operations) & Director

Mr. Harparkash Singh Gill holds a B.E. (Electrical) degree and was selected through UPSC, as Marketing Development Officer in Directorate and Marketing Inspection, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Govt. of India. He has worked with various companies at senior positions before moving to Nectar Lifesciences Limited in 2005. He has the experience of 38 years.