Amneal senior executives remain committed to our customers, to our company, and to integrity as a way of life. They are pioneers, breaking new ground in industry with their enthusiastic work ethic, unrelenting concern for product quality and safety, and team-centered leadership style. Take a moment to read about the Amneal Philosophy and you'll get the picture. Our leaders don't just lead. They inspire.
Chintu Patel, R.Ph. - Co-CEO & Chairman, Co-founder
In 1994, Chintu started his career with a BS in Pharmacy from Rutgers and a position at Eckerd . He then moved on to various senior-level positions for a large U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer. Passionate about building a remarkable
company based on quality and integrity, Chintu founded Amneal Pharmaceuticals in 2002.
Chirag Patel - Co-CEO & Chairman, Co-founder
A true entrepreneur, Chirag leads the expansion strategy, business development, sales & marketing and finance teams at Amneal. He has worked for Fortune-100 companies and founded three enterprises of his own, including Amneal. Chirag imbues Amneal with his entrepreneurial spirit and vision, coupled with professional experience, enthusiasm and confidence.
Jim Luce - Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Jim brings 25+ years of Fortune-100-level sales leadership, strategic planning and organizational development experience to Amneal. His unique approach to driving customer value and focusing on mutual value creation with accounts continue as key factors in growing businesses well ahead of industry pace.
Dr. Shankar Hariharan - Executive Vice President & Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Hariharan holds Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Pharmacy. After 16 years of successfully leading generic and branded divisions of two top pharmaceutical companies, in 2006 Dr. Hariharan went on to start his own dermatologic pharmaceutical R&D company. Joining Amneal in 2010, he oversees all R&D, Regulatory Affairs and Specialty Pharmaceuticals operations.
Rochelle Fuhrmann - Chief Financial Officer
Rochelle developed her strategic vision and proactive approach directing the finance and accounting functions of a major specialty pharmaceutical company, including corporate accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury, risk management, internal audit, and investor relations. Her strong leadership abilities, diverse financial background, and international experience add tremendous value as Amneal expands its global reach.
Joseph Todisco — Senior VP, Global Corporate Strategy & Business Development
Joe has spent the last ten years working in senior business development and strategy positions for generic pharmaceutical companies that operate in the U.S. as well as globally. During that time, he has taken a lead role in more than a hundred transactions including asset acquisitions, stock acquisitions, divestitures, licensing deals and patents settlements. His experience encompasses all aspects of the generic and specialty pharmaceutical industry. Joe holds a BA in Economics and an MBA in Finance.
Sanjiv Patel - Senior Vice President, Operations
A Mechanical Engineer, Sanjiv has managed Business Development, Engineering, R&D, Manufacturing and Customer Service departments throughout his career. He brings to Amneal extensive expertise in team building and cGMP
process management with specialization in cryogenics/HVAC.
Candis Edwards - Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Candis offers over 25 years of experience in RA, R&D, Project Management, QA
, QC, and cGMP
Compliance. She holds a BS in Bacteriology & Public Health from Wagner College, and a Masters in Industrial Pharmacy from St. Johns University where she presently holds an Adjunct Professor title.
Robert Loewenstein, Esq. - Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Bob holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and an LLM in Taxation from NYU School of Law. He brings almost 20 years of experience in the generic pharmaceutical industry with diverse experience in the areas of M & A, domestic and international joint ventures and strategic alliances, product licensing, settlement of Paragraph IV litigation, and a broad range of regulatory matters.
Sandra Miceli, CPA – Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller
An accomplished public and private accounting professional, Sandra offers over 17 years of management experience in taxation, corporate accounting, treasury and compliance. She holds a BS in Accounting from Rutgers and an MS in Taxation from Seton Hall. Sandra is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey.
David Miller, CQE - Vice President, Quality Management
David joined Amneal in January 2005 with more than 27 years of pharmaceutical industry experience. In his time here at Amneal, Dave has continuously enhanced the Amneal quality management systems and processes to improve our already exceptional compliance level.
Kenneth M. Cappel, R.Ph., Esq. - Vice President, Global Intellectual Property
Both a registered pharmacist and licensed attorney, Ken brings over 20 years of expertise in pharmaceutical law, drug development and pharmaceutical chemistry. Ken earned his JD from Seton Hall School of Law and a BS in Pharmacy from Rutgers University.
Jiten Parikh, R.Ph. – Vice President of Operations, Branchburg Facility
One of the Amneal co-founders, Jiten contributes a wealth of experience from the numerous management positions he held with prominent retail and health system pharmacy organizations. He holds a BS in Pharmacy from Rutgers University and serves as an economic development commissioner for Bloomingdale Twp., NJ.
Nikita Shah - Vice President, Corporate Affairs/Human Resources
Nikita is a versatile HR and finance professional with proven leadership skills in executing strategic programs, process improvements, and system efficiencies across multiple business segments. Previously, she headed internal audit and HR functions for a global specialty pharmaceutical company. Her responsibilities at Amneal include global human resources, establishing international operations, supporting corporate M&A activities, as well as special projects.
Kanu Patel, R.Ph. - Chairman & Managing Director, Amneal Pharmaceuticals (India) Pvt. Ltd., Co-founder
Starting 44+ years ago in Quality, Kanu proceeded to spend nine years an investigator in the Indian FDA. He founded two healthcare-related companies before moving to the U.S. and joining Sidmak Labs. Kanu holds a BS from LM College of Pharmacy in India and is a New York-registered pharmacist.
Dr. Nikunj Patel - Executive Vice President, Amneal Pharmaceuticals (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Patel heads up our Amneal India R&D Centre. He is a member of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology and highly trained in clinical research under both Indian and US guidelines. Nikunj brings to Amneal an exceptional understanding of the CRO business in India as well as a strong network in the industry.