S. Thyagarajan has a post graduate degree in Analytical Chemistry from University of Madras. After working with Toshniwal for nearly a decade he started Spinco in 1981. He had undergone training abroad in various analytical instrumentation techniques. Having widely travelled, he is responsible for the company’s growth over the last 30yrs.Mr Thyagarajan has represented Indian Analytical Instrument industry in various international forums in US, Japan and China. Besides being the President of IAIA, he is presently the President of Indian Chapter of International Society of Lyophilisation and Freeze drying ( ISLFD ) and was the past President of Chromatographic Society of India.
Dr. Kapil Khullar is presently working as General Manager – Sales in ThermoFisher Scientific India. He is responsible for direct sales and marketing of AAS, GC, HPLC, UV, GCMS, ICP, ICPMS and High Resolution Sector Field ICPMS in India. He has enriched experience of 19 years in Industry and Research, out of which 12 years in analytical industry. Dr. Khullar did his Ph.D in analytical chemistry from IIT Delhi. He worked with Prof. G.N Rao in a project sponsored by BRNS (BHABHA ATOMIC RESEARCH CENTRE). He is recipient of several awards and fellowships including prestigious STA fellowship from Government of Japan (1998). He has visited several countries for conducting training courses and product trainings. He has published several papers in international journals of repute like Analyst, Talanta etc. In 2004 he presented a paper on analysis of toxic elements in pharmaceutical compounds by Dual View ICP-OES in Pittsburgh Conference (PITTCON 2004) held in Chicago, USA.
Sanjeev Dhar is Managing Director of Mettler-Toledo India Private Limited, Mumbai. Sanjeev started his career in frontline sales in 1981 working with the top distributors of analytical instrumentation representing about 25 global brands in the country. He joined Waters India sales operations and worked for about 5 years in various capacities with last one being the National Sales Manager(Pharma) .Joined Hewlett-Packard /Agilent in 1996 as Marketing Manager and has played a key role in developing and executing the strategic growth plans for the Agilent LSCA group. Sanjeev also took on the role of Country Support Manager for about 4 years before taking the role as country head for Agilent. He joined Mettler-Toledo in March 2011. Sanjeev holds a M.Sc. degree in Electronics and a Post Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing.
Nitin Kabbin completed his post graduation in Computer Sciences from IIT Mumbai in 1983. He then joined Netel Chromatographs as R&D Engineer and was involved in designing Gas Chromatographs and other analytical instruments. After a brief stint at Netel Chromatographs he launched his own venture in early 1986 under the style of Indtech Instruments Pvt. Ltd. The company focused on design and manufacture of computing integrators and software for chromatography. In 1989 this was the first indigenously designed product of its kind. In 2005 he established Dionex India Pvt. Ltd, a joint venture subsidiary of Dionex Corporation USA and Indtech. He is currently the Managing Director looking after Dionex operations in South Asia.
C. S. Shetty is the CEO of M/S Skytech Systems India Pvt. Ltd. He has been associated with Analytical Instruments Industry for 25 years. His company represents Multi Billion turnover group companies like Thermo Fisher, GE, Zeiss etc and is catering to Pharmaceutical, Petroleum, Institutes, and has offices all over the country. He has vast experience in Chromatography, Spectroscopy, Combustion Analysers, etc. He is an active Rotarian, a Past President of Rotary Club of Thane North End and has worked on several Club and District Assignments.
Gautam Rajan is Managing Director of Marsap Services Pvt. Ltd, specializing in instruments for the Life Science Research and Oil & Gas Industry. He is also a Director of Anamed Instruments Pvt. Ltd., an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of Electronic Precision Balances and other instruments. Gautam has a Master’s Degree in Physics from University of Mumbai and a MBA in Marketing and Management from Virginia Tech.
Vipul Chhatbar is Postgraduate in Analytical / Industrial Chemistry & MBA from Bombay University. He is Managing Director of MEDISPEC INDIA LTD., & BioTek Instruments (I) Pvt.Ltd.
C.Ravindranath completed his Degree in Electronics from Osmania University. With brief stint as software programmer on C and C++, he joined as service Executive in Spinco for HPLC. He boasts all-India level Sales and Marketing experience more than 18 years in Analytical and Life Science Instruments. Presently as Managing Director, he oversees the entire company's operations including Strategic Business Units, Service and Application Teams, Administration and HR etc. He attended number of international shows like - Analytica, Pittcon, JAIMA. He is also the secretary for Chromatography Society of India.
Dr. Prashant Shetkar heads the separation products & techno-commercial marketing division of LGC Promochem. He is a Doctorate in Analytical Chemistry from the Royal Institute of Science, Mumbai. Before Joining LGC, he was heading discovery sciences division of Grace Davison (Better known as Grace Vydac) for India and South Asia territory.Initially, he worked with Merck Ltd., as ‘Product Specialist’ for chromatography consumables division. Prior to this he was an ‘Application Specialist’ in Merck for providing application support to Merck’s analytical and prep HPLC systems method development and validation software’s and was mainly involved in technical seminars/ lectures/ training programs at various key accounts. He is closely associated with the analytical community of the Pharma Industry and Chromatography market in India.
Mr. V.B. More is the MANAGING DIRECTOR of M/s. Chromline Equipment (I) Pvt. Ltd. having its head office in Mumbai. He is a Graduate in Science and he did his Post Graduate Diploma in Electronics Engg. from St. Xaviers Technical Institute in the year 1973.He started his career as Production Engineer in Spectroscopy Division of M/s. Toshniwal Instruments Mumbai in 1973.
He switched from M/s. Toshiniwal to Nuilab in the year 1986 & was a Technical Manager for Chromatography products Division. With his rich Experience for HPLC product he founded "CHROMLINE" in Jan 1993, with Distributorship of HPLC from M/s. Spectra Physics Analytical which lateron acquired by M/s. Thermo Electron Corporation alongwith LDC Milton Roy & the new name of the company was M/s. Thermo Separation products.
Under the leadership of Mr. V.B.More, CHROMLINE acquired Distributorship of complimentary products like HPTLC, GC, LC /MS, UV-Vis, AAS, Digital Polarimeter, Water Purification system, Microwave Digestion system, General Lab Equipments, etc.
Tanay Waingankar graduated with Bachelor of Engineers degree from Mumbai University in 1997. Tanay joined Agilent Technologies India in 2007 and in his current role is responsible as the Field Marketing Manager for their Life Science & Chemical Analysis Division where he is responsible for leading a Marketing team & for planning and execution of Marketing activities in India. Prior to joining Agilent, Tanay was the International Business Development Manager for Africa & Middle East with Transasia Biomedicals as well as has been associated in several key roles in Sales & Service organization at Merck India for their Analytical Division.