Mr. Arun Kumar Bijjalla
When vision meets experience and passion, the results are nowhere less than excellence.
With Converge, he brought together his 2 decades of industry experience in pharmaceutical sales and marketing, and his vision to achieve manufacturing expertise in best-in-class products that are affordable, accessible, and effective.
Mr. Bijjalla being a Postgraduate in Microbiology, began Converge Biotech with Critical Care Infusions, targeting Microbial Infections was just normal before he plunged to other verticals.
He aspired to build an organisation that patients, clinicians, and healthcare partners can invest their trust in. So, he developed a focused approach to targeted therapies, thereby expanding his product portfolio to incorporate Metabolics, Oncology, and Specialty.
Today, it is his conviction and commitment to offer authentic therapeutic solutions that are catapulting Converge Biotech into a frontline player in the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Mr. Partha Roy Chowdhury
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
In the year of 2017, the company’s Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Partha Roychowdhury joined Converge Biotech with a long 3-decade experience in the important realms of Business Development, Marketing and Sales. With fine business acumen, he has brushed shoulders with eminent firms like Serdia Pharmaceuticals, Panacea Biotech, Zydus Cadila and Biocon. Partha Roy Chowdhury is an alumnus of ISB ( Indian School Of Business, Hyderabad). He stands as a stalwart leader for the company’s overall growth and expansion, and relentlessly paves innovative avenues for a profound presence across India and overseas
Mr. Abhijeet Lonkar
DIRECTOR STRATEGY & OPERATIONS, CONVERGE SPECIALTY
More than success, it is the readiness to dive into the unknown
that makes you successful!
Mr. Abhijeet is always ready and keen to take risks, and launch products, therapeutic solutions, and business verticals that are unique. With his sharp expertise, he ensures that they are successful too.
Over his industry experience of over 25+ years, he has successfully launched concept-based specialty products in India. Also, he had worked with MNCs: Pharmacia, The Upjohn Co USA, Pfizer, and Indian giants like Emcure, Biocon, and RPG Life Sciences.
He aims to accelerate Converge Specialty and its offerings to reach across the country and benefit millions in need of treatment and healthcare, especially in patients suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease, where the rate of comorbidity is very high.
Mr. Suresh Kumar Proddaturi
GENERAL MANAGER- SUPPLY CHAIN
When it is excellence that drives you, there’s nothing else that can beat you.
Mr. Proddaturi emphasises excellence at every level, from manufacturing to distribution. He insists on storage specifications across the supply chain to ensure the quality and effectiveness of the products. And to achieve that he never hesitates to adopt the finest systems and processes.
With more than two and a half decades of field experience in Supply Chain Management of Pharma giants, he aces areas of Distribution, Inventory Control, CFA Management, Logistics, and Contract Manufacturing.
He is a strong believer in teamwork and always pushes his team to outdo their own benchmarks!
Mr. Manish Dasgupta
GENERAL MANAGER – MARKETING
A brand doesn’t need just a strategy, but a focused approach with an in-depth
market understanding to succeed.
Alongside his experience of 27+ years in Pharma sales, marketing, and business development, it is his approach towards brand building that is looked up to. His thorough understanding of the product, in-depth market knowledge, and existing solutions available are what make his strategies highly dependable.
He considers all aspects comprehensively, right from the product, therapy patient treatment, to the clinician’s objective, and then proposes a marketing plan that benefits all its stakeholders equally.
Over the years, he has worked with some of the biggest MNCs and Pharma companies: Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, MSD, Novartis, Astra Zeneca, Sanofi, and Ranbaxy. This gave him an impressive exposure to Indian Healthcare Marketing, and experience in building some of the most trusted brands.
At Converge Biotech, he is currently heading Marketing Operations of all business verticals and is additionally in charge of Sales Operations, Converge Oncology. Mr. Manish Dasgupta is a staunch believer in the fact that, only if the brand/company adopts an inclusive approach towards its stakeholders, only then can it succeed.