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Board of Directors

Dr. Purnendu Chatterjee

Director and The Chairman

Dr. Chatterjee is the Founder and Chairman of ‘The Chatterjee Group’, a multi-billion dollar global investment conglomerate head-quartered in New York and the sponsor of ‘TCG Lifesciences Private Limited’. He founded the TCG Lifesciences in 1998. He is responsible for providing strategic direction and guidance for the growth of our company. He has over 35 years of industry experience. He is also a founder member of ‘Indian School of Business’, Hyderabad and a member of the governing council of ‘Public Health Foundation of India’. Prior to forming the TCG Group, Dr Chatterjee was advisor to the Soros Fund Management and responsible for over USD 3 Billion in global investments. He holds a B. Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He also holds a M.S. and PhD in operations research from the University of California, Berkley.

Mr. Swadesh Chatterjee

Director

Mr. Swadesh Chatterjee is a board member of TCG Lifesciences and focuses on developing strategic business alliances. He is a director of our company. He has over 40 years of experience in national and international organizations. He is a successful entrepreneur and active in US and India governmental circles. He played a key role in the signing of the “123 Civil Nuclear pact” between US and India. He is a member of the Indian Prime Minister’s Global Advisory Council. He has also received the ‘Padma Bhushan’ award, one of the highest civilian awards in India for his services in fostering and developing Indo-US relationship. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the Calcutta University, a bachelor’s degree in instrumentation and electronic engineering from Jadavpur University and a M.Sc. in business management from North Carolina State University.

Mr. Swapan Bhattacharya

Managing Director

Swapan Bhattacharya is the Managing Director of our company. Mr. Bhattacharya is responsible for the executive leadership and overall management of the company. He has been associated with the TCG group since 1995 and has spear headed the group’s investments in India and its foray into life sciences from 1998. He has over 30 years of experience in national and international organizations. Prior to joining us, he has held positions with Paine Webber Inc. as Senior Vice President; and with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. In January 2009 has been awarded ‘Udyog Rattan’ Award by Institute of Economic Studies, India for his outstanding contribution in India’s industrial development. He is also the Co-Chairman of the biotechnology committee of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry ("FICCI"). He holds a bachelor’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, a master of sciences from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.A and a degree in Master of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, U.S.A.

Mr. Vikramaditya Ugra

Nominee Director

Mr. Vikramaditya Ugra is the Chief Compliance Officer of the Bank. He joined the Bank in 1996, and has served across various functions ranging from Project Exports, Export Credit, Lines of Credit and Corporate Banking, to Strategy, Risk Management, Compliance, Research & Analysis and Marketing Advisory Services. Mr. Ugra has held prior positions of Regional Head at the Bank's regional offices at Mumbai and Pune, and Chief Executive of the London Branch. He was part of Exim Bank's teams which set up the first branch of the Bank in London, and undertook consultancy studies on capacity building for export credit for financial institutions in South Africa and Ghana. He is a qualified assessor for the Confederation of Indian Industry - Exim Bank Award for Business Excellence, a Total Quality Management award based on the TQM model of the European Foundation for Quality Management. He has been a Director on the Boards of Indian companies and has lectured at Bank training colleges and industry bodies in India on various aspects of export financing. After graduating in Economics from the University of Mumbai, Mr. Ugra secured a Master's degree in Management Studies from Mumbai's Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. He also holds an Advanced Certificate in Compliance (UK) from the University of Manchester Business School.