• Caplin Point
    Providing remedies
    BRINGING SMILES to people
  • We Choose To Be
    DIFFERENT
  • We always took
    the road less travelled and
    that has made ALL THE DIFFERENCE

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dr. K C John, Independent Director

Adept at simultaneously balancing several successful careers in the spheres of technology, innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainable development, for over 30 years, Dr. John navigates actively as a technology entrepreneur, an educator, dedicated mentor and an independent director.

As serial entrepreneur, John nurtured, scaled and exited technology ventures in mobile computing, VoIP and HealthTech. He led successful post-merger integration, too. He was also associated with the global digital communication leader Qualcomm [Fortune 500]. Prior to this, John worked globally with the World Bank and the Ford Foundation.

John holds a Ph.D. in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Mr D P Mishra, Director

Mr D P Mishra is a post graduate in Chemistry. He has diversified and rich knowledge in the area of Medicines and formulations and has three decades vast experience & in depth knowledge in the pharmaceutical industries.

DR C K GARIYALI, IAS

Dr C K Gariyali, aged 72, is a retired IAS officer and holds a Doctorate in Women Studies and she has been Principal Secretary to the Governor of Tamil Nadu from 2005- 2008 and Secretary to Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from 2001-2002 and she has been district collector of Madras and South Arcot Districts from 1981-1984 and she has held various administrative positions in various government organisations during her career.

She has worked with various International Agencies like World Bank, DANIDA (Danish International Development Agency), CIRDAP (Centre for Integrated Rural Development in Asia and Pacific), IFAD (International Food and Agricultural Development Agency), etc.

She has served on various committees constituted by Government of India and International Agencies like

  • National Committee on Maternal and Child Health
  • National Committee on Social Security and Safety Net
  • National Committee on School Noon - Meal Program
  • UNICEF Committee on Twenty Point Programme for child.

Dr C K Gariyali is involved in various community work with prime focus on women empowerment, poverty eradication and reduction, amongst the women through self- help groups/movements and she is a founder trustee of Equitas Development Initiative Trust which primarily focuses on empowering small business women, vendors and hawkers and improving their standards and quality of living.

She has authored various books on women empowerment and received various state awards from Government of Tamil Nadu and India and from NABARD for Excellence in Credit Linkage to Self Help Groups.

Dr R Ravichandran FICS(UK), Ph.D.

  • Commerce Graduate (University of Madras)
  • Masters in Foreign Trade (Pondicherry Central University)
  • Post Diploma in Cargo Management (IATA/FIATA, Canada)
  • Doctorate in Management (SCVMV Kanchi University, Chennai)
  • Post Doctoral in Investment Banking
  • Post Doctoral in Multinational Business Finance & Strategic Alliances
  • Executive Development Program in International Finance (IIT, Delhi)
  • Executive Development Program in Supply Chain Management (IIT, Delhi)
  • Qualified Chartered Ship Broker and Fellow Member (ICS, UK)
  • Approved CF(FSMA), FCA(UK)

Management and Finance professional, having rich experience of 38 years in manufacturing and services (Pharmaceutical, Food Processing, Engineering Goods, Textiles & Garments, Leather Products, International Business, Pre-Shipment Inspection, International Shipping, Logistics, Supply Chain Management)

Have travelled to 64 countries on Business, Consulting, International delegation and trade facilitation.

Engaged in Consulting and Advisory on Investment Banking, Financial Services, Corporate Finance, Corporate Valuation, Debt Syndication, Structured Funding, Capital Raising, Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances.

Member of Export Promotion Council, Chamber of Commerce, Industry Association, World Trade Centre and All India Management Association. Star Faculty to reputed B Schools.

Mr D Sathyanarayanan, Director

Mr D Sathyanarayanan has over 30 years of experience in the application development and implementation of software and he brings valuable expertise to expand to new horizons. He was the Chief Technology Officer of MedTech India a health care solutions provider.

He has a Bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology and a Master of Science from Stanford University.

Dr Sridhar Ganesan, Managing Director

Dr. Sridhar Ganesan has over 35 years of varied global leadership experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, including but not limited to, Profit center Management, Global Marketing, Middle East and African engagement, international collaborative and cooperative relationship-building, new pharmaceutical project planning & implementation, production, new product development, Quality Assurance and Factory Management.

Currently Managing Director of Caplin Point Laboratories, he spearheads their rapid growth with a global footprint. Previously, he has held leadership positions in several international assignments and has expertise not only in the industry but also in unique needs of developing countries in South Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Mr V Thirumalai, Director

Mr V Thirumalai is a post graduate in commerce . Mr V Thirumalai has more than 5 decades of rich experience , expertise and knowledge in the areas Finance, HR, Business administration, Management and Industrial Relations.

Ambassador (retired) R. Viswanathan

Ambassador Viswanathan is "Passionate about Latin America". He blogs, tweets, writes articles, publishes books, gives speeches and has a website on 'Business with Latin America'. His interests cover politics, economies, history, literature, culture, music and movies of the region. He speaks spanish and portuguese languages.

His diplomatic career :

  • Ambassador of India to Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay - 2007 to 2012. Retired from there on 31 may 2012.
  • Head of the Latin America Division in the Ministry of External Affairs of India - 2004 to 2007.
  • Head of Investment and Trade Promotion Division in the Ministry, 2003 - 2004.
  • Ambassador to Venezuela 2000-2003.
  • Consul General of India in Sao Paulo - 1996 to 2000.
  • Previous postings include New York (mission to the United Nations), Mauritius, Libya, Pakistan and Portugal.