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President & CEO

Dr. Guna S. Muppuri MBBS.,MCCFP
Founder, President & CEO

Dr. Guna Muppuri is a medical doctor and the Founder of the Company. He has over 20 years’ experience in the medical field inclusive of 12 years’ experience as the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He currently sits on the Audit and Compensation committees of the Board. Dr.Muppuri, holds a medical degree from the S.V University Medical College in Tirupati, India. He migrated to Jamaica in early 1992 and has worked in various capacities (private and public) as a medical officer in the Jamaican health care system.

He is also the immediate past President of the Business Process Industry Association of Jamaica, a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the School of Health Professions University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, Member of the Board of Directors for The University of Common Wealth Caribbean (UCC) in Jamaica, a member of the National Information and Communications Technology Advisory Council, and is currently a Director of Bioprist Pharmaceuticals NA LLC, USA, Bioprist Holdings Inc., Bioprist Las Americas Limited, Bioprist Pharmaceuticals Limited (India), Bioprist (BPO ICT) Knowledge Parks, Bioprist Institute of Health and Medical Sciences – BIHMS and WINFRA Development Consortium Limited – Las Marinas Resort Condominiums & Winfra Homes.

In 2008, Dr. Muppuri received the ‘Good Physician of the Year’ inaugural award from the Medical Association of Jamaica, in 2015 he was nominated for the “Civic Leadership Award” by the American Chamber of Commerce, and in 2016 he was nominated the “Entrepreneur of the Year Award” by the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Muppuri also engages in other business ventures, including medical education and real estate.

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Mrs. Vishnu Muppuri MSc.,
Chief Operations Officer, Company Secretary since 18 January 2004, and Executive Director & Co-Founder

Vishnu Muppuri is the Chief Operations Office of the Company. She has over 12 years’ experience with the Company in this capacity. Mrs. Mupuri holds a Master of Science in Food and Nutrition Sciences from the Sri Venkateswara University, with honours. Following obtaining her masters, she taught Food Science and Nutrition for 2 years at the Sri Krishnaveni Junior College in Chittoor-Andhra, Pradesh, India. She currently also serves on the Board of Bioprist Group in addition to Bioprist Pharmaceuticals North America, Bioprist Pharmaceuticals, India and GMP Greenfield India Limited.

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Non-Executive Independent Director

Dr. McCartney is a non-executive director of the Company, and sits on the Audit and Compensation committees of the Board. He has over 30 years’ experience in the medical field. Since 1983, he has held the position of Consultant Surgeon with the St. Joseph’s Hospital (Kingston), the Andrews Memorial Hospital (Kingston), the Nuttall Memorial Hospital, and the Maxfield Medical Centre. He is also a Medical Consultant to Guardian Life (Kingston). He previously held the positions of Consultant Surgeon (1983-2007), Chairman, Department of surgery (1987-1992), and Senior Medical Officer (1989-2007) with the Kingston Public Hospital; and Consultant Surgeon and Medial Chief of Staff (2007-2015), Chief Executive Officer (2008-2013) and Honourary Consultant Surgeon (1983-2007) with the University Hospital of the West Indies.

Dr. McCartney is also the Chief of Medical Staff at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Deputy Dean and a Professor of Surgery at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Mona. He previously served as Associate Senior Lecturer and Associate Lecturer in Surgery at the same institution. Dr. McCartney is the Chairman of the Medical Relations Committee, Sagicor Jamaica Limited. He has previously held positions on the Boards of the Blue Cross of Jamaica, Kingston Public Hospital, South East Regional Health Authority, and the Medical Council of Jamaica. Dr. McCartney is a past student of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. He completed his residency in DM (Surgery) at the University of the West Indies. He also attended Jamaica College.

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Non-Executive Independent Director

Over 24 years expereince in International Pharmaceuticals Formulations functions, Business Development, Marketing Strategies and Campaigns, Establishing new projects including the green field pharma projects, General Management, P&L for the business, Product launches, Training and Consultations

Commercially inclined senior leader who understands organizations wide imperatives, working with multicultural workforce in various countries, handling diverse projects / roles within Pharmaceutical Formulations sector for global markets.

Presently working as a COO with Leading Pharma LLC , NJ , USA. Has headed companies like LIFEPharma Dubai , Jubilant Life Sciecenes Limtied India , Accure Labs India in the past apart from building mid size organization in India for Global Pharma business.

Develop long-term goals and objectives ,monitor growth and profitability of the company,direct organizational and financial operations of the company. Oversee research, design, marketing, promotion, regulatory , supply chain management , production planning and control ,delivery and quality assurance of products and services. Coach the staff to establish procedures and controls to assure task accomplishment and to ensure effective, efficient flow of work by implementing adequate management control. Develop & implement strategy as aligned with the organization's vision for growth, positioning, business development , marketing campaigns, and business efforts . Identify and prioritize projects and implement long-term operational plans.

Oversee company operations to ensure production efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources. Provide structured and comprehensive financial guidance and analysis of financial operations for board. Launch and commercialize in India, China, Middle East , Europe , South East Asia , Africa , Australia , Japan , Russia CIS ,LATAM ,CACI and USA. Discover new opportunities and nurture existing opportunities to further expand. Direct the development of short- and long-term Company goals and objectives by organizing pertinent information for preparation of estimates, forecasts and technical data.

Building Long Term and Medium Term strategic plans and formulating short tem Financial and Operational goals based on Bottom line as well as Top line approach. Developing suitable financial analysis alongwith strategic and technical rationale for undertaking tech transfer and site transfer projects for leading innovative and generic pharma companies. Conducted strategic fit assessment betweeen the company’s needs and what the target offers using customs designed assessment tools involving parameters like strategic and financial attractivieness , implementation difficulty , risk and uncertainty and life cycle analysis of products and technologies, ROI and payback period.

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LISSANT L. MITCHELLMBA Non-Executive Independent Director

LISSANT L. MITCHELL, comes with over 20 years of experienced financial services executive with a successful career spanning over twenty years at the management, senior management and executive levels, with tenures at local institutions as well as regional and international financial conglomerates. Proven track record in designing and executing long term sustainable strategic priorities, change management, divestitures, mergers, acquisitions and share ownership privatization. His core competencies are Strategic Planning, Organizational Design & Restructuring, Change Management, Leadership Development, Media Engagement, Profit & Loss Management & Budgeting, Operations Management, Risk Management, Investment & Asset Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Integration & Divestitures, Sales Leadership.

He did his Masters in Business Administration, Finance from University of Manchester | United Kingdom and Bachelor of Science (Hons.) - Accounting with Economics from University of the West Indies | Mona, Jamaica.

His formerly held directorships were at...

  • Scotia Investments Jamaica Limited
  • Scotia Investments Trinidad and Tobago Limited
  • Scotia Asset Management (St. Lucia) Inc.
  • Scotia Caribbean Income Fund
  • Scotia Canadian Growth Fund
  • Scotia Global Growth Fund
  • Scotia US Growth Fund
  • Scotia Money Market Fund
  • Scotia Canadian Growth Fund
  • Scotia US Bond Growth Fund
  • The Jamaica Stock Exchange

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Non-Executive Director

Kevin Alexis Donaldson is a non-executive director of the Company, and sits on the Audit and Compensation committees of the Board. Has 21 years of experience in the field of Banking and finance industry. His core competencies are Strategic Planning and Analysis, Corporate Finance and Capital Allocation, Financial Analysis and Valuation, Investment Management & Product Development & Team Building and Integration. Kevin Alexis Donaldson did MBA Banking & Finance from Mona School of Business and Management. BSc (Economics Special) from University of the West Indies.

Kevin Alexis Donaldson formerly served as a Director for companies like Elite Diagnostics, Director and Chairman of Investments Committee - Advantage General Insurance Company , Jamaica Stock Exchange, Sagicor Select, Sagicor.He also worked as a Lecturer at Jamaica Institute of Management (2008 -2011). He is a member of GraceKennedy Limited Assets and Liabilities Committee (ALCO) and a Mentor to University of the West Indies/Mona School of Business New Ventures Competition