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About Us

At a Glance

RK Pharma Inc is a NJ based privately held Company that was founded in 2018. The Company has a focus on the development, manufacture and sale of high quality and affordable generic pharmaceutical products worldwide. RK Pharma Inc has a unique integrated development, regulatory and manufacturing capabilities, with a focus on products with formulation challenges and first generic opportunities.

RK Pharma Inc's office is located in Pearl River, New York. Product development is being undertaken at locations in India and the US under the supervision of our experienced formulation, analytical, quality and regulatory leaders.

Our manufacturing facility in Pearl River, New York is a state-of-the-art facility specializes in managing a seamless process of bulk manufacturing through a multi-format packaging and end-product release testing suited for injectables, sterile ophthalmic and dermal products. Solid oral dosage forms are currently being manufactured in our partner companies.

Apicore LLC (www.apicore.com), a 100% owned subsidiary of RK Pharma Inc., headquartered in New Jersey, USA, is a leading process R&D and API manufacturing service provider for the worldwide pharmaceutical industry. Apicore offers a wide portfolio of services ranging from API’s for the generic industry to custom synthesis for early phase pharmaceutical research, and branded products. Apicore has 2 USFDA approved facilities – One at North Brunswick, NJ and another at Vadodara, Gujarat, India. Both facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art analytical and research capabilities.

RK Pharma Inc have a strong product pipeline with its first products expected to be launched by 2021. The products manufactured will be commercialized in the US by Archis Pharma (www.archispharma.com),a 100% owned subsidiary of RK Pharma Inc.

Our Vision, Mission

RK Pharma Inc was established with the vision of developing and contributing to the health care industry with affordable active pharmaceutical ingredients, generic products and innovative drugs.

Our Mission is to improve quality of life by providing a broad range of high quality, affordable and effective therapeutic products to patients. We achieve this through our excellence in development, manufacturing and commercialization of our drug products.

Culture

We embrace a culture that values honesty, creativity, and action, integrity in relationships, a passion for success, and good stewardship of Company resources. We endeavor to develop, recognize, reward, and retain teammates who deliver results and embody our Vision and Mission. There is nothing more energizing and powerful than being part of an environment that genuinely pursues diversity and inclusion. Our culture is built on a profound respect for and appreciation of our individual backgrounds, experiences, similarities and differences.

Our Leadership

Our executive team is made up of industry specialists with decades of combined experiences. Our Executive Management Team is dedicated to driving the company’s long-term transformation into a science-centered specialty generics pharmaceutical company. Meet a few members of our Executive team below

Dr. RAVISHANKER KOVI

Executive Chairman & Director

20+ years in medicinal/ organic chemistry, clinical and pre-clinical PK/PD and drug metabolism, QC/QA and regulatory affairs.

Prior to co-founding RK Pharma & Apicore, worked with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Biogen-Idec in USA.

Inventor on several patents and established record of bringing several drugs to the market. Ph.D. in Pharmacy.

Dr. GEORGE R.THOMAS

President & CEO, Director

Comprehensive experience of over 20 years in New Drug Development and generic Pharmaceutical industry

Former President & CEO of a TSX listed public pharmaceutical company- focusing on Oncology products

Former President & CEO of a private Oncology gene therapy company, VP of Strategic Development of a TSX listed public cardiovascular company. Ph.D. in Pharmacy, and MBA from the Ivey School of Business.

Dr. MURALIKRISHNA MADALA

Director

25+ Years of experience in Bulk drug industry in various levels in R&D, Product development, Scale-up, Commercialization and overall management of Industry.

Founder Director of Aktinos Pharma

Former Director Vijaisri Organics and prior to that worked in Nicholas Piramal, Vera Laboratories, Jubilant, Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry.

Dr. JAYARAMAN KANNAPAN

President - Apicore India

Joined Apicore in 2006.

22+ years in the pharmaceutical industry

Prior experience includes Torrent pharma, Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals, Navinta Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry.

Group of Companies

RK Pharma Inc is a group of companies engaged in all phases of the generic pharmaceutical business, with operations in the US and India. Through vertical integration, the RK pharma group of companies now comprises of India based Apicore Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd and Aktinos Pharma; and also a state of the art manufacturing facility (leased from Pfizer) based in Pearl River New York, thereby strengthening its manufacturing capabilities in the US.

NJ based Archis Pharma LLC is the sales and marketing arm which commercializes the RK Pharma group’s products, and also products in-licensed from our partners.

4C Pharma is a comprehensive healthcare solutions company, which provides Pharmacovigilance, Regulatory affairs, Safety database Hosting, Medical Information Call Centre, Medical writing and Training services for the RK Pharma group companies.