The success Finar has achieved can be attributed to its highly motivated and efficient workforce who equally shares the passion for growth. The team Finar is composed of people who bring along profound experience, expertise, dedication, and sincerity at work. These valuable attributes have translated into the development of a professional work culture where the growth of the company and growth of the employees go hand in hand.

  • Girish Maheshwari
    Chairman


    Girish Maheshwari
    Chairman

    Mr.Girish Maheshwari is Founder and Chairman of Finar Limited. Under his leadership the company has achieved a fast paced growth to become one of the leading brands in Laboratory Chemicals and Pharma Excipients segment.

    Mr.Girish Maheshwari is a Science graduate having over 36 yearsof experience and in depth knowledge of fine chemicals industry. Prior to founding Finar, Mr. Maheshwari established independent trading in bulk, imported, Fine and Laboratory Chemicals. He is credited to have managed for over 20 years an organisation which delighted customers with just in time delivery, in an era where technology was not so proven.

    Passionate about giving back to the community, Mr. Maheshwari has established Finar Foundation. This attempt is focused on making a positive contribution to those communities who necessitate support on Environment, Education, Safety and Health front.


  • Amit Maheshwari
    Managing Director


    Amit Maheshwari
    Managing Director

    Mr. Amit Maheshwari joined Finar since its inception in 1998 and is a part of the promoter team. He has been instrumental in development of the Pharmaceutical business and filing of DMFs with US FDA for the Excipients range. He has also lead a team of professionals for SAP implementation in the company to achieve operational efficiency & optimum resource utilization. He holds a Management degree in International Business from the Nirma University, Ahmedabad.

    Mr. Maheshwari assumed the responsibility as Managing Director in March 2015. He is committed to organizational growth & manpower development through training and mentoring to employees enabling them to enhance their skills, competencies and techniques to face market challenges in a competitive environment.


  • Bishwajeet Roy
    Director & Chief Operating Officer


    Bishwajeet Roy
    Director & Chief Operating Officer

    Mr. Bishwajeet Roy has been instrumental in building a team of professionals to improve efficiency and effectiveness in Sales and Marketing, Customer interactions and Supply chain. He is responsible for the total topline & further growth of the company.

    Mr. Roy has over 3 decades of experience in fine chemicals industry and has served as Executive Director, ThermoFisher Scientific, in his previous assignment and was also heading Glaxo's Lab Chemicals division.

    Mr. Roy is post graduate in Chemistry and Master in Business Management, with advanced course in General Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and a life member of the Administrative Staff College, Hyderabad.


  • Prantik Mukhopadhyay
    Business Director


    Prantik Mukhopadhyay
    Business Director

    With a career spanning over three decades with established brands across the specialty chemical and health care industries. Mr. Mukhopadhyay leads all business verticals of the organization viz. Lab Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Aquaculture, Food Ingredients, Specialty products. He will also lead all upcoming new business opportunities in the organization.

    Mr. Mukhopadhyay holds a master's degree in Bio-Chemistry & Master's degree in Business Administration in Marketing. He has attended other certification program like International Management Program at Germany, Certificate Course program of Strategic planning process in Singapore & NLP and Cross-cultural business environment. His previous roles included being the Vice President of Avantor and Director Lab Business at Merck


  • Mayank Shah
    Director Works


    Mayank Shah
    Director Works

    Mr. Mayank Shah has over 25 years of vast experience in Fine chemicals supply chain operations. Through his sheer dedication, commitment & expertise over the total plant operations, Finar has achieved high recognition of inventory availability & quality products.

    Mr. Shah delivers his expertise upto the shop floor level to deliver goods, optimize logistics across country and ensure availability of products at right time at the right place. His contribution to the total Supply Chain activity has immensely contributed to the growth of the organization. He believes in maintaining a personal touch with all benefactors of the company.He also contributes to building & ensuring a safe & efficient supply chain through a well-trained team.


  • Arpit Butala
    Chief Financial Officer


    Arpit Butala
    Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Butala has completed his B.Sc from Gujarat University and is Chartered Accountant (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has extensive experience in budget control, compliance, taxation, internal control, fund management and establishing new financial strategies. Mr. Butala has worked with organizations like Envigo, OTIS Elevator Company India Limited, Shell India Markets Pvt. Ltd. and has over 15 years of experience.


  • Rajkumar Gupta
    General Manager – Quality


    Rajkumar Gupta
    General Manager – Quality

    Mr. Rajkumar Gupta has a Masters in Analytical Chemistry with 24 years of rich experience in leading Pharmaceutical, Fine chemicals and FMCG companies both Indian and MNCs (Pfizer, Ranbaxy, Dabur, JK, Sequent and Alchem) holding different positions in Analytical R&D, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Global Stability, Global Tech-transfer & CMC Regulatory affairs. He has extensive experience in handling NCE and ANDA projects both API and formulation and has successfully submitted multiple NDA, ANDA & DMF. He is responsible for overall Quality, Regulatory and Technical services for Finar.


  • Dr. Vinod Kariya
    Head - R&D (Science and Technology)


    Dr. Vinod Kariya
    Head - R&D (Science and Technology)

    Dr. Kariya holds Doctor of Philosophy (Technology) degree from Mumbai University, Master of Engineering (Chemical) degree from Gujarat University and Bachelor of Technology (Chemical) degree from Amravati University. He is responsible for the FINAR R&D division as well as scale-up of new product development. To name a few, he has previously worked with Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Micro Labs Ltd, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd., Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd He has over 15 years of industrial and 4 years of research experience.


  • Dilip Khairnar
    Sales Head – Pharma Excipients


    Dilip Khairnar
    Sales Head – Pharma Excipients


    Mr. Dilip Khairnar is Sr. General Manager Sales for Pharma excipient business. He has more than 20 years of experience in selling of Fine Chemicals to research organizations, industries and educational institutions.

    Prior to joining Finar Mr. Khairnar has worked with Thermo Fischer Scientific as well as Glaxo's Lab chemicals division.

    Mr. Khairnar is a graduate in Science from Mumbai University. He has attended Management certificate course at XLRI, Jamshedpur as well.


  • K.V.S. Hanuman
    Sales Head - Lab Business


    K.V.S. Hanuman
    Sales Head - Lab Business

    Mr. KVS Hanuman is Sales Head - Lab Business for India. He has more than 20 years of experience in selling of Fine Chemicals to research organizations, industries and educational institutions.

    Prior to joining Finar Mr. Hanuman has worked with Thermo Fischer Scientific as well as Glaxo's Lab chemicals division.

    Mr. Hanuman is a graduate in Science from Nagarjuna University.


  • Ranjan De Mazumdar
    General Manager - Sales (South & East)


    Ranjan De Mazumdar
    General Manager - Sales (South & East)

    Mr. Ranjan De Mazumdar is responsible for Lab Business sales in North East region. He possesses a rich working experience of around 28 years in the Life Sciences sector including Laboratory Chemicals, Chromatography, Clinical Diagnostics, Specialty Chemicals & Lab instruments.

    Previously, Mr. Mazumdar served with Merck Millipore as Sales Head (North).

    Mr. Ranjan De Mazumdar holds a Bachelor degree in Biology. He has attended Certification program at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad & Bangalore, and has also done a Certificate Course of Management and Research at S.P. Jain, Mumbai.


  • Amit Gupta
    General Manager – Sales (North)


    Amit Gupta
    General Manager – Sales (North)


  • Yeshwant Samant
    Technical Director


    Yeshwant Samant
    Technical Director

    Mr. Yeshwant Samant is an Industry veteran with over 40 years of experience in Pharmaceutical intermediate & Chemicals manufacturing. He has the credit of developing processes for over 270 products which have an application in Pharmaceuticals, Refinery, Cosmetics, Defense and Chemical Industries.

    At Finar he is responsible for quality assurance, manufacturing and R&D operations. He also devotes his time to stay updated on the latest in the industry through reading of technical journals and research papers and interacting with technical experts.

    Prior to joining Finar, he served as a consultant to ThermoFisher Scientific mentoring the manufacturing & QA/QC team and also as Senior Manager in Glaxo Smithkline's Lab Chemicals division for 35 years and was responsible for manufacturing and quality management system.


  • Ravinder Tanwar
    General Manager - Business Development


    Ravinder Tanwar
    General Manager - Business Development

    Mr. Ravinder Tanwar has more than 20 years of experience in fine chemicals industry, Lab engineering and renewable energy and has worked with Glaxo, Ranbaxy, RFCL, GDPL and WEBSOL. At Finar he contributes to Business Development of the Lab Business.

    He obtained his Master’s Degree in Chemistry from IIT Delhi, MBA in Marketing from IGNOU and also attended management programs at IIM Ahmedabad and IIM Kolkata. He is also ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 qualified lead auditor. He has delivered number of presentations in number of national and international Seminars and conferences on renewable energy, Lab engineering and Fine Chemicals.