Bhalchandra G. Barve

Joint Managing Director Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd.

Bhalchandra G. Barve (33 years of Professional experience) is presently the Joint Managing Director of Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd. & Worked with Parke Davis (India) Limited.

Organizations Associated with.

  • Member of Rotary Club of Mumbai Parleshwar Senior Rotarian and Trustee of Rotary Club of Mumbai Parleshwar
  • Member of IDMA, Premium Association of Indian Drug Manufacturers in India
  • Chairman of IDMA Taxation Committee
  • Member of Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
  • Member of Indian Chambers of Commerce.
  • Member of Confederation of Indian Industry.


Lion Daara B. Patel

Secretary-General Indian Drug Manufacturers Association

Lion Daara B Patel is a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Mumbai and has a Diploma in Materials Management from Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM).

  • Parke Davis (India) Limited as Director – Purchasing
  • Sinar Mas Group (Indonesia, Jakarta) as General Manager
  • Procurement (Agribusiness Division)
  • Jet Airways (India) Limited as General Manager – Purchase, Properties & Administration
Currently (since 2002) he is the Secretary General of Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association, an apex body of 1000 plus pharmaceutical and bulk drug manufacturers.
  • He is responsible for the smooth functioning of the association as per the constitution and By-Laws. He provides prompt response to members’ queries and problems, organizes industry specific seminars, training programs & workshops, makes presentations, chairs technical sessions at various industry events, efficient handling of pricing related issues, EXIM policy and regulatory & technical affairs, Industry Trade related issues. He also coordinates activities / issues with other Associations.
  • He has excellent leadership qualities and is an able administrator. He is responsible for the smooth functioning of the Association which includes P.R. activities, organizing and conducting Training Programmes and liaising with the Government and Ministry. He leads the association’s CSR initiatives.
  • He has successfully led delegations of Indian Pharmaceutical Companies jointly with FICCI and Reed Exhibitions to China as well as Japan for interactive meetings with SFDA, Ministry of Commerce, Chinese Pharmaceutical & API Manufacturers & CPIA.
  • He was invited by United States Pharmacopoeia as an Official Observer in Washington in April 2010 and as a Delegate in April 2015.
  • Bestowed with one of the most prestigious awards – “Pharma Professional of the Decade” by the Pharma Leaders Group in December 2014.
  • Recently Awarded by The Economic Times for ‘Commendable contribution to the Pharmaceutical Industry’.
  • His other interest lies in various social associations; he is a very active member of Lions Clubs International and was the District Governor of Lions Clubs International, District 323 A1, Mumbai in 2008-2009.


Satish Waman Wagh

Chairman & Managing Director of Supriya Lifescience Ltd.

Shri Satish Waman Wagh comes from a typical middle class working family. Initially he did his graduation in Economics, he again registered himself for a degree in science and passed his degree in Chemistry from University of Bombay. He started working as a Plant Supervisor in a Bulk Drug manufacturing company. After working for about 10 years in that capacity and gaining valuable experience and feel of a manufacturing industry, probably with his basic background of economics, the idea of starting his own unit started taking shape in his mind. In 1987 he took a bold decision to quit the job and jumped into the vast world of chemical manufacturing business on his own. With extremely meager financial support out of his own savings, due to the enthusiasm and dynamic ideas he could successfully convince the authorities and could garner financial support from MSFC. The formalities of purchasing a piece of land in remote place like Lote Parshuram Industrial Area of MIDC ware completed and small shed was erected out of available funds. The necessary machinery and equipments were brought and Mr. Satish W. Wagh started manufacturing Textile Auxiliaries and was successful in developing a market for his products despite the tough competition from large business houses in that field. However, as the things changed a need to diversify the activities were felt.

The opportunity was located and now it was a question of grabbing it on a right time. Once again the drive from within could not keep Mr. Satish Wagh passive and he took a bold step ahead and entered the field of manufacture of bulk drugs in 1993 starting his activities with Chlorpheniramine Maleate with initial manufacturing reactor of a capacity of 350 ltrs only. In last 25 years, Mr. Satish Wagh, has placed Supriya Lifescience Ltd. In the map of International Pharmaceutical world with flag of a major player in Anti-Histamine therapeutic segment. Today the Supriya Lifescience Ltd. is the largest manufacturer of Chlorphenirame Maleate in the world and exporting to more than 85 countries. Besides, mapping his own growth and continuous service to pharma & Chemicals Industry, Mr. Satish Wagh enthused and helped many young enthusiastic new entrepreneurs to mark their presence in pharma world.

Along with this contribution to Pharma Industry Mr. Satish W. Wagh is also a major player in manufacturing of various chemicals which is required for industries like Pharma, Textiles, Dyes, etc. Today, Mr. Satish W. Wagh is the VICE CHAIRMAN OF CHEMEXCIL. Mr. Satish Wagh is leading this council for more than 13 years & take care of 47 Billion Dollar of India’s chemical exports. Chemexcil have 6400 Manufacturers from all over India. In last two decades of manufacturing and exporting business, the company has achieved more than 25 awards for its’ outstanding achievements in various operation of business. Such as Best Quality Award, Best R & D, Consistent Export growth and Consistent Performance etc. from various government and non-government organizations, including prestigious Awards as mentioned below.

  • National Award for Best R & D – 2010 presented by Hon’ble Pratibha Patil
  • National Award for Best Entrepreneur -2007’ presented by Hon’ble Dr.Manmohan Singh.
  • National Award for Quality-2003’ presented by Hon’ble Dr.Abdul Kalam,
  • National Award for Best R & D-1999’ presented by Hon’ble Lalkrushna Advani achievements in small scale sector etc.
  • State Award in the Year 2008-2009 for Best Performance of Export presented by Hon.Rajendra Darda, Minister, Industries, Employment & Self Employment, Govt. of Mararashtra
  • State Award in the Year 2007-2008 for Best Performance of Export presented by Hon.Rajendra Darda, Minister, Industries, Employment & Self Employment, Govt. of Mararashtra.
  • Regional Award for the year 2000-2001 followed by State Award for Best Performance presented by Hon’ble Dr.Patangrao Kadam,
  • District Award for the year 1999-2000 followed by State Award for Best Performance presented by Hon’ble District Collector Shri.Mahesh Pathak


Sunil Bambarkar

Managing Director, Gattefosse India Pvt Ltd

M.Sc. Ph.D. Organic Chemistry from University of Mumbai and Marketing professional in International business having 25 years of experience in Pharmaceutical , personal care, OTC,API and flavours., in large Indian and multinational corporations. Having research publications and patent to credit.

Currently – Managing Director of Gattefosse India Pvt Ltd, a wholly owned Affiliate of Gattefosse Holding in France.

  • President of Indian Society of Cosmetic chemists (ISCC).
  • Member Central Executive Council (CEC) of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA).
  • Life member American Chemical Society.


Successful executive in the Pharmaceutical, Personal Care and Allied Industries.