Joy Paiza
Vice President & Test Facility Management (TFM)

Mr Joy Paiza has more than three decades of rich experience in Pharmaceuticals and Fine Chemical Industries in instituting QC,QA and Analytical Research Lab. Has expertise in establishing system like OECD-GLP, USFDA, WHO, ISO-17025 (NABL) and other ISO system.

He is associated with the Company right since its inception, has played pivotal role in establishing this facility, an M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry, Joy is adept in all types of Analytical Techniques.

In the past, he was associated with PI Industries Ltd for 13 years where he established the new Analytical Research facility / OECD GLP Certification / ISO-17025 Accreditation

Earlier he was associated with LUPIN Pharmaceuticals for 10 Years and played instrumental role in getting USFDA and WHO approval for their API Plants while establishing the QA, QC and ADL functions. Also played key role in technology transfer from R&D to API Plant.

Dr. Jitendra Vardia
Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

Dr. Vardia has close to three decades of rich experience in academics, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals. Expertise in Process Development, Technology Transfer, Scale up, Outsourcing and Product Delivery meeting Quality and Cost.
Associated with the company since January 21 and Heading Technical Services (Synthesis, Analytical, Pilot Plant, etc.). MSc (Gold Medallist), PhD in Chemistry and completed the Senior Management Programme from IIM, Kolkata. His initial research interests were in Photochemistry and Green Chemistry with more than 30 publications to his credit.
Ten years of experience in Academia, before making a switch to the Industry.
Prior to JDM, worked at PI Industries, Cadila Healthcare, Glenmark, Amoli Organics, Deepak Nitrite, Sajjan India in multiple roles.

Dr. Virendrasinh Zala
Sr. Deputy General Manager & Deputy Test Facility Management (Dy. TFM)

Dr. Virendrasinh M Zala (Ph.D, ERT) has over 19 Years of experience in the field of preclinical safety assessment of Agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, Biotech products, Medical devices, and speciality chemicals.

He is associated with the Company since 2015 and holds Ph.D degree in Zoology with specialisation in Reproductive Endocrinology. He is also certified as a European Registered Toxicologist by Royal Society of Biology and British Toxicology Society and has played a pivotal role in establishing GLP Preclinical Toxicology facility at JDM research.

Earlier he had held scientific and leadership roles with leading global organizations like Jai Research Foundation, Sun Pharma Advance Research Co. Ltd, and Syngene International Ltd.

Dr. Sunanda Borah
Deputy General Manager-Head Business Development

Dr Sunanda has more than two decades of diversified industrial experience, having techno commercial and regulatory backgrounds, he is well equipped to provide customised solutions as per customer’s business needs.

He is associated with the Company since 2019 and heads the Business Development, both Domestic and International markets. He is a key stakeholder for Customer Engagement and Business executions for all Business Verticals.

Earlier he worked with sa-FORD as Deputy TFM & Head, Business Development; Azelis as Corporate Support Centre Head and Director; DuPont as India Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs Leader, Record & Information Management, Emergency Response Program Leader and Quality Leader – Global sourcing; JRF Global as Section Head – Residue Chemistry. He holds his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Chemicals from IARI, New Delhi.