Vivek & Vandana Sharma, Trustees

Vivek Sharma currently serves as the CEO of Piramal Pharma Solutions (PPS), a global leader in Contract Research, Development, and Manufacturing services towards the life sciences industry. Piramal offers integrated solutions, from discovery through development and commercialization, with research and manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia. Under Vivek’s leadership, Piramal has
established itself as the ‘partner of choice’ for both large pharma and biotech firms. Vivek’s focus on Quality, Reliability, and Customer Centricity resulted in Piramal being voted as the ‘API supplier of the year – 2015’, and a ‘global top 10% CMO’ for 2014 and 2015. As recognition for all these achievements, Vivek was recognized by his peers as the ‘CEO of the year- 2015’.

Prior to Piramal, Vivek was Managing Director with the Boston based global private equity firm, THL Partners, with over $17B of assets under management and he was tasked with value creation with portfolio companies by working with their respective management teams to achieve growth and profitability objectives. Vivek is based in Boston and has over 25 years of Global management experience, and has been listed among ‘the top 100 finance professionals in the United States’.