Management Team

Management Team

Nilesh Nayak

SVP, Business Development

Nilesh is a Pharmacist with MBA in Finance and has an overall cross functional experience of more than 2 decades in the global pharmaceutical industry.

Prior to being associated with Arise he has been employed at companies like Apple Finance, Ranbaxy, Piramal Research, Rubicon Research, and VerGo Research and has held leadership roles in Costing & Finance, Equity Research, Sales & Distribution and Business Development.

He brings to us an enormous network of his connects from the global pharma industry alongwith close understanding and working knowledge of product development , manufacturing and regulatory requirements.

Manan Kaji

VP, Business Development

Holding a master degree in organic chemistry Manan brings on board more than a decade’s experience in pharmaceutical industry in various aspects of Sales, Operational planning Supply chain, and Business development.

From heading sales in a pharmaceutical distribution company to having extensive experience in handling operations and supply chain of regulated markets like Europe and US he has catered to companies of various sizes and specialization.

At Arise he focuses on in-licensing and business development activities to build the right product portfolio and a fruitful pipeline. He is also instrumental generating revenue in primary market by building relationships on distribution front.