5 The South Asian Pharmaceutical Council mission is to harness SAPC - MissionThe South Asian Pharmaceutical Council mission is to harnessthe energy of the South Asians in the Pharmaceutical industry, in order to:Foster a sense of “community” among “South Asians” in the Pharma IndustryProvide a forum for “mentoring” junior members who are in /aspiring to join the Pharma IndustrySupport initiatives aimed at improving healthcare education and access to healthcare in South AsiaSponsor meetings and conferences that advance learning in the area of Pharmaceutical Marketing and SciencesAdvance the leadership, networking and professional development of South Asians in Pharma industryPromote and highlight achievement of South Asians in the Pharma industry.
6 Total Returns of S&P 500 vs. Fortune’s “Diversity Elite” Feb 1995 – Feb 2000
7 Key Elements of the Mission The SAPC Mission has three key elements:Help enhance the success of South Asian pharmaceutical professionalsNetworking opportunities across functions & organizationsMentoring opportunities for South Asian professionals already in planning to join the pharmaceutical industryMake a difference in South Asia by sponsoring healthcare initiativesEnhancing healthcare education in institutionsImproving healthcare access for peopleAdvancing pharmaceutical knowledge & insightsResearch on industry marketing and science issuesSharing with and learning from experts
8 Advance Pharma Knowledge 3 Pillars of SAPCEnhance -ProfessionalsAdvance Pharma KnowledgeProfessionalsMake a differenceIn South Asia
10 Mark Stevens President SAPC Exec. Director – Strategic Business Planning & Analysis at Organon USA17 years of healthcare industry experience in the US with major pharma companies (Novartis/BMS/Sanofi-Aventis)Passion to “serve” and give back to roots.
11 Jaideep Bajaj Vice President SAPC Jaideep Bajaj is the Managing Director of ZS Associates, a sales and marketing consulting company with a focus on the healthcare sector. He has over 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical consulting.Jaideep has an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University. He also has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in New Delhi, India.Jaideep is the Vice-President of SAPC and joined the SAPC to find meaningful ways to give back to South Asia.
12 Jassi Chadha International Outreach SAPC - Jassi is co-founder of marketRx, the leading Marketing and Sales Force Analytics Company in the Pharmaceutical industry. Today, marketRx has over 70 customers and over 350 employees across 6 global offices.Jassi is winner of several awards including “Entrepreneurof the Year” by Ernst & Young’s and “Forty under 40” by NJBiz magazine.
13 Alok Sonig Program Chair SAPC - Nearly 15 years of experience in consulting, brand strategy and planning, and market research- Last 9 years at Bristol-Myers Squibb; Currently Senior Director, CV/Metabolics Market Research- Keenly interested in sports: Cricket, Tennis, and Golf- Reason why I'm committed to SAPC is to help advance leadership, networking, and professional development of South Asians in the Pharma industry.
14 Murali Venkatesan Treasurer SAPC Principal at ZS associates - Started career at Merck and moved into pharmaceutical consulting (at ZS) for last 15 yrsTo serve an organization that enables access to healthcare services in South Asia (with a focus on the poor and needy)
15 Navi Chadha Secretary SAPC - Navi is co-founder of marketRx, the leading Marketing andSales Force Analytics Company in the Pharmaceutical industry.- Today, marketRx has over 70 customers and over employees across 6 global offices.
16 Ramkumar Moorthy - Principal at ZS Program ChairSAPC- Principal at ZS- 12 years of healthcare industry experience
17 Uma Mantravadi Vice President – Professional Strategic Planning Charter Board MemberSAPCVice President – Professional Strategic PlanningSaatchi & Saatchi Healthcare, NYThe Planning Group is dedicated to strategicbranding and research processesUma has a BA in Biology and Chemistry from theUniversity of North Carolina – Chapel Hilland a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) fromthe Rollins Schoolof Public Health at Emory University.
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