Kevin has over 28 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He started working life with Robinson Brothers limited as an Assistant Plant Manager and progressed to Senior Plant Manager. Kevin then joined Boots Pharmaceuticals with responsibility for commissioning activities on a new pharmaceutical plant. In 1993 Kevin joined Sterling Organics at Dudley and has supported the site through several mergers and acquisitions over an 18 year period. In that time Kevin held positions as Operations Director for Chirex, Industrial Director for Rhodia Pharma Solutions and President of Shasun Pharma Solutions. In 2010 Kevin joined Aesica as the Managing Director for the API business unit with a clear focus on growth through increasing the customer and product portfolio. Kevin returned to Shasun Pharma Solutions Ltd in 2013 to take responsibility for all commercial activities relating to the Pharmaceutical Service business and has recently been appointed as President and Board Member.
John has over 35 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He started working life with Sterling Organics as a Multi Skilled Craftsman and progressed throughout the Engineering department in various roles, Project Engineer, Assistant Plant Engineer to Plant Engineer. In 1994 under Sanofi Winthrop John became Production Manager and was responsible for API and final product manufacture involving 12 product streams. Through several mergers and acquisitions over several years John has held roles as Maintenance Manager for Chirex, Manufacturing Manager and Engineering Manager for Rhodia Pharma Solutions. More recently for Shasun Pharma Solutions John has held the positions of Operations Manager and Operations Director. During his tenure as Operations Director, John was appointed to the SPSL board and made a director.
Sales & Marketing Director
Andrew has over 10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Following completion of his PhD, Andrew joined Onyx Scientific as a development chemist before moving into a business development role in 2006. In 2010 Andrew joined Aesica Pharmaceuticals where he held various positions in sales & marketing, project management and corporate development. Andrew joined Shasun Pharma Solutions in July 2015 and is responsible for all commercial activities.
Mike has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for over 18 years. After completing his BA Honours degree in Chemistry in 1996 from the University of Oxford, Mike joined Zeneca Pharmaceuticals as an R&D Chemist before joining the Dudley site in 1998. Mike held various positions at the site in Process Management and Product management, before being appointed as Sales and Marketing Director in 2010. In 2015 Mike was appointed R&D Director, responsible for the Development Centre and our Chemistry team at SPSL.
Tushar has been with Shasun for over 3 years. He was heading the supply chain function for the parent in India, alongside handling core project financing activity. Currently, he is overlooking the finance activities for the Dudley facility in England. Prior to this he was part of the mergers and acquisition team with KPMG for 3 years advising across industries but largely in the pharma sector. He has also experienced working with Deloitte for over 3 years in Audit & Assurance.
David Ian Hodgson
Director Regulatory Compliance
Dave has worked in the fine chemical industry for 36 years, employed in various roles including process engineering, project management and operations management. For the past 25 years he has worked in the field of Health, Safety and the Environment, culminating in his current position of Director Regulatory Compliance for SPSL. He manages a team of HSE professionals providing support to SPSL in the United Kingdom. He has developed Shasun’s corporate social responsibility programme, one element of which is links with educational establishments at all levels.
Head of NPI and Project Engineering
Ian has over 20 years’ experience in engineering and new product introduction within the Pharmaceutical industry and reporting to the President of Shasun Pharma Solutions, Ian heads a dedicated group of five highly experienced Project Managers and Engineers in the UK. Ians’ team are responsible for both the evaluation and delivery of new projects within our UK facilities.
Head of Quality
Ian graduated with a BSc (Hons) Chemistry from the University of Bradford and MSc Analytical Chemistry from the University of Hull. Ian has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1989, commencing his career with Glaxochem in Montrose, moving to their Annan site in 1992 as Operational Quality Manager. After the acquisition by Rhodia, Ian was the Quality Assurance Manager for the three UK sites, Dudley, Annan and Holmes Chapel. Ian has been based on the Dudley site for the last 12 years and is now Head of Quality.