Mr. Balasaheb Kakade: Director -Sales & MarketingMr. Balasaheb Kakade started RXN Chemicals with a vision to serve the pharmaceutical and related industries to provide with cost effective products and solutions, which can enable the company for timely completion of projects and achieve success. With a rich experience of 14 + years, Mr Kakade is an expert in marketing and business development in the domain of Impurities, Custom Synthesis, Pharma intermediates and APIs.
Mr. Kakade holds a Master’s degree in Medicinal Chemistry from Pune University and a MBA in International marketing from the IIPM, Pune. Mr Kakade is also one of the promoters in Anvi Pharmaceuticals, which is actively involved in the manufacture of Prostaglandin APIs.
Dr. Abhijit Khoje: Director -Technical OperationsDr. Abhijit Khoje, a PhD level Synthetic chemist with an excellent record of accomplishment of over 14 years in the field of pharmaceuticals. Dr. Khoje has an expertise in Organic synthesis, Medicinal chemistry, Heterocyclic chemistry, Transition metal catalysis and allied sciences. Prior to joining RXN, Dr. Khoje worked with leading Indian pharmaceutical companies in the field of Drug Discovery and Development, such as Ranbaxy Labs ltd and Lupin.
Dr. Khoje holds a Master’s degree in Drug chemistry from University of Pune and a PhD degree in Organic Chemistry from University of Oslo, Norway.
Mrs. Ritu Kakade: Director -Intellectual PropertyMs. Ritu Kakade joins RXN Chemicals with a rich experience of 13 years in the field of intellectual property and synthetic organic chemistry. In her role at RXN, Ms. Kakade looks into business development portfolio and IP related issues. Ms. Kakade has been previously associated with major pharmaceutical companies such as Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, Piramal Enterprises and Glenmark pharmaceuticals.
Ms Kakade holds a Master’s degree in Organic chemistry from University of Burdwan, West Bengal. She is a registered Indian Patent Agent under the Indian Patent Act, 1970 (Registration No. IN/PA/1769).
Dr. S. R. Rojatkar – Independent DirectorDr. Rojatkar has been a reputed scientist at National Chemical Laboratory, Pune for about three decades. He has an extensive experience of research & development in the field of Natural Product Chemistry. His expertise includes development of extraction methods and characterization of various herbal compounds useful for medicinal purpose. He has also been involved in the impurity profiling of several synthetic and herbal APIs/Intermediates. Previously, Dr. Rojatkar held the position of Associate Director at Lupin.
Academically, Dr. Rojatkar holds a PhD in organic chemistry from National Chemical Laboratory, Pune and has done Post-Doctoral research in Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia, U.S.
Dr. Pedro Miranda - Scientific AdvisoryDr. Pedro Miranda has been a researcher at Spanish Research Council (CSIC). In his research career, Dr. Miranda has been involved in development of molecules with antimycobacterial activity and new catalysts with enzyme like behavior. In 2013, he was awarded with a Marie Curie International outgoing Fellowship to develop vaccines, which fight cancer to be carried out at The Scripps Research Institute.
Academically, Dr. Pedro Miranda holds a BS in Chemistry from University of La Laguna and a doctoral degree in Organic Chemistry from University of La Laguna.