Dr. Satyanarayana Chava is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Laurus Labs Limited. Dr. Chava holds a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Andhra University, Executive MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB), honorary Doctorate of Science from Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Quality Management from World Quality Council.
With over three decades of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, he has been steering Laurus Labs, founded in the year 2005, towards growth, both in domestic and global markets. He brings in valuable experience in various domains of the industry like research and development, API process development in particular in intellectual property. In his stints with top pharmaceutical companies, he amassed strong experience areas like manufacturing and business development. Dr. Chava has over 150 patents to his credit.
Before founding Laurus Labs, Dr. Chava, has contributed to the success of the Matrix Laboratories Limited as a Chief Operating Office and prior to that he has served in Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, Vera Laboratories Limited and Vorin Laboratories Limited in various capacities.