Board of Directors


Dr. V. Manohar Rao Chairman, Vivimed Labs Ltd

  • He has over 40 years of industry experience across the públic sector and private sector in the Indian veterinary and human pharma markets.
  • Drives quality and process optimisation initiatives for the technical and manufacturing units.
  • Also helming a animal vaccines project in India which is targetted to be one of the largest greenfield capabilities for its product range.


Santosh Varalwar - Managing Director, Vivimed Labs Ltd & President, UQUIFA S.A.

  • First generation entrepreneur.
  • Drives the Vivimed Group´s business growth strategy and business development initiatives.
  • Previously associated with Shipping Corporation of India.


Sandeep Varalwar Executive Director, Finished Dosage Business, Vivimed Labs Ltd

  • Associated with Vivimed since its incorporation and leads Vivimed’s Finished Dosage business.
  • Over 19 years of experience in manufacturing and marketing in the Pharmaceutical industry.


Saurabh SG Executive Director, Corporate Development & Strategy , UQUIFA

  • 9+ years of experience in Investment Management, prior to assuming roles in Vivimed/UQUIFA in 2013.
  • Holds a B.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in Finance & International Business.
  • Previously associated with reputed firms such as Prudential Financial, Credit Suisse and Kotak Mahindra Group.


Mark I. Robbins Chief Executive Officer, UQUIFA

  • Uquifa CEO since 1990.
  • Has had experience managing other chemical and pharmaceutical companies for more than20 years.
  • Holds a BSc (Hons) in Genetics and an MBA.


María Llosent de Nárdiz - Secreatary of the Board

  • Secretary of the Board, with experience in regulated markets (tobacco, farma, industrial, chemical).
  • MBA in the IE, AMP in ESADE.