Dr. Radha Sekhar, Managing Director, Lotus Labs Pvt. Ltd. & Vice President, Global Clinical Operations, Teva Pharmaceuticals.
I completed my Ph. D. in Pharmacy from Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi. I worked with triazole based novel anti-tubercular compounds. Five NCE’s, each with two chiral centers were evaluated for their chemical and metabolic stability.
On today’s episode of The Brand Called You, we have with us a very senior healthcare professional, Mrs. Radha Shekhar. Mrs. Shekhar is the founder and head of Lotus Laboratories and VP of global clinical operations at Teva Pharmaceuticals, both of which are top clinical research and pharma centres. She has published various research papers and also holds a PhD in Pharmacy.
Talking about Lotus Laboratories, Mrs. Shekhar mentioned that internal clinics are spread out all over India. Teva Pharmaceuticals is the world’s largest generic drug company. It has given about 200 million prescriptions! Teva also provides direct employment to more than 4 thousand people!
Mrs. Shekhar informed that her business is spread in Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Goa, Noida and Florida. Mr. Garg and Mrs. Shekhar discussed the contribution of Indian Pharmacy to the world. They discussed the access to healthcare in remote areas, price control regime, export market and supply chain problems in Pandemic. She elucidated on gender balance and the striking inequality towards women in the workplace.
Success to Mrs. Shekhar is achieving goals with integrity and along with her team. Her advice to the budding entrepreneurs is commendable!