Mr. Arunkanth Krishnakumar – Co-Founder / Director - Business Development & Strategies
A first generation entrepreneur with a remarkable, multi-domain experience spanning over 18 years, he has virtually scripted the strategies for Zeus right since inception.
Arun holds a masters degree in pharmacy and carries a rich industry experience associated with major Indian multinational companies like Cipla, Aurobindo Pharma, Dr.Reddys research Labs and Zydus Cadila in various capacities. Before embarking on Entrepreuner journey, he was an integral part of Celltrion Inc (South Korea based Global leader in Biosimilars) for setting up their pharma division R&D operations.
Since co- founding and starting operations in Zeus Hygia Lifesciences ,Arun has always focused on the core concept of developing unexplored Indian herbs/extracts with value addition supported by clinical efficacy. Zeus stands with the mission and has always emphasized on bringing sustainable innovation and technologies.
He has been a key force in driving the Business development of Zeus and has been instrumental in global business expansion and growth
Mr. Shankarnarayanan – Co-Founder / Director - Technical Operations
Shankar,as a first generation entrepreuneur co founded Zeus Hygia Lifesciences. He has been instrumental in adhering to the company mission of exploring unexplored Indian herbal extracts and bringing out scientifically proven therapeutic benefits to the public. Shankar has been a key force in guiding the Zeus team with product ideas, portfolio selection and managing the technical operations.
Shankar ,a pharma post graduate comes with strong subject expertise and experience of 18 yrs in the Nutraceutical research space.
He has started the career with well-known Indian Pharma major Sun Pharma and was part of Cipla during the initial phase. His passion for nutraceuticals ignited during the long association with Omniactive health technologies, one of the global leaders in nutraceutical research. He has been a key contributor for various development projects with Omniactive during his career span.
He published more than dozen papers in peer reviewed international journals as an author or co- author and presented research papers in several conferences. He has more than 10-patent applications filed to his credit.
Shankar and Zeus is continously focused on strong innovative pipeline projects developing value added nutraceutical ingredients with a difference eventually benefiting the people across globe
Dr.Sunilkumar is an expert in research and process development of natural product extracts, having more than 25 years of industrial experience with various pioneer organizations. During his professional journey Dr.Sunil has successfully commercialized more than 25 natural products from laboratory stage. Before associating with Zeus Hygia he was Vice President - Research & Development of Kancor Mane Ingredients Ltd, A leading Spice Extracts & Flavours Manufacturing company based out of Kerala , India.
He has many international publications in different peer reviewd journals.Dr.Sunil has been an inventor or co -inventor for 9 internationally granted patents for developing novel Process technologies for the preparation of natural extracts like xanthophylls,Lycopene,Lutein,Curcumin etc.
He is professionally associated with various scientific communities across the globe like
- International Carotenoid Society.
- Institute of Chemists ( India) ,Kolkata.
- The Oxygen Club of California.
- Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association
Dr.Sunil has presented papers and posters in many international seminars and conferences in various countries including Japan,France,Poland,Switzerland and USA.Dr.Sunil has ample experience in developing processing technologies for many carotenoids like Lutein,Zeaxanthin ,Lycopene and Curcumin. As a technical advisor for Zeus Hygia Lifesciences ,Dr.Sunil provides novel ideas and solutions for process technologies.
Dr (Prof). Dinesh Kumar Chellappan is heading the Department of Life Sciences, School of Pharmacy, International Medical University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
He is keenly interested in the research areas of pharmacology and molecular biology. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the academic research and has more than 60 national and international publications in peer reviewed scientific journals. He has presented about 50 research papers in various international scientific events. Dr.Dinesh is associated with various professional scientific bodies like Malaysian Diabetes Association (MDA), Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS), Malaysian Diabetes Educators Society (MDES), Association of Community Pharmacists of India (ACPI) and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). Dr.Dinesh is a key contributor in the science based nutraceutical product research programme of Zeushygia.
Dr. Anuradha K. Gajjar is a well known academic researcher, currently serving as Principal & Dean of Ramanbhai Patel College of Pharmacy, Charotar University of Science and Technology,Gujarat. In her career span of more than 20 years She has authored many publications and research articles in peer reviwed international journals.He holds the position of Advisory Board Member and reviewer with many scientific boards and international Journals. One of Dr.Anuradha research work on Pharmacological effect of Anti diabetic agents has been awarded as most innovative at national level. Dr.Anuradha supports Zeus Hygia with her scientific insights in developing novel formulations and technologies.