Narasimhan Mani, Ph.D., MBA, is a Healthcare professional with over 22 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He currently heads Kesin Pharma as its President and CEO since June 2022. Prior to that, he most recently served as the CEO of Xiromed LLC, a Generics and Specialty drug product company. His prior roles include VP, Global Corp Strategy and BD, at Amneal Pharmaceuticals from 2010-2019, where he led all of the company’s strategic initiatives across the Generics, Specialty/Biosimilars and Drug Discovery across Portfolio Mgmt, Global BD and Commercial activities. His previous experiences also include being the Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning Leader at Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, NJ, from 2008-2010, in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. Dr. Mani received his B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from BITS, Pilani, India in 1995. His graduate degrees include M.S. Analytical Chemistry, from the University of Oklahoma, Norman in 1998, Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, from the University of Georgia, Athens in 2003 and MBA in Finance and Marketing, from Columbia Business School, New York, NY in 2008. He was recently the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award in Sept 2021
Steven Esposito – Chief Commercial Officer and EVP, Sales and Marketing
Steven J. Esposito is a pharmaceutical sales professional with over 24 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry. Steven began his pharmaceutical profession with APP (now Fresenius-Kabi) as a Regional Sales Representative. He transitioned into a National Account Director with overseeing major GPOs, IDNs and Distributors. Steven subsequently moved onto Sagent Pharmaceuticals, where he was also a founding member, AuroMedics (AuroBindo, USA), and Amneal Biosciences. His most recent position was Vice President of Sales with Xiromed (Insud-Pharma Group), where he was instrumental in establishing them within the US market. With his knowledge of the industry, Steven formed distinguished sales teams and developed strategies showing continuous growth and success within an ever-changing marketplace. He was pivotal in implementing improved sales protocols for product placement and contracting, while uncovering unseen opportunities. Steven holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Northeastern Illinois University.
James Council - Sr. Director, Sales and Marketing
James Council is a pharmaceutical sales professional with over 27 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry. James began his pharmaceutical profession as a Territory Manager. Later he transitioned into a National Sales Manager with oversight of major GPOs, IDNs and Distributors. James had experience with new startups throughout his career building the brand. James is happy to be part of the Kesin team from the inception. James played a key role in setting up the wholesaler agreements, GPO contracts, and helping to form the start of the commercialization process at Kesin. James holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the University of South Florida.
Jeffrey Sherman, esq - General Counsel
Jeff Sherman is an attorney with over 38 years of experience in the legal profession. He currently serves as General Counsel for Kesin Pharma. He has served as Counsel for a variety of Companies since 2002, responsible for corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and provides international regulatory guidance. Mr. Sherman’s previously was a partner in law firm, providing services that included organizing numerous legal entities, serving as outside counsel to a finance, real estate and automotive distribution conglomerate, handled all forms of transactions, ranging from businesses, real estate to selling shareholder interests in a publicly traded company. Mr. Sherman has also served as a business consultant assisting in establishing good business practices, employee guidelines, and lectures on Employer procedures for avoiding Title VII issues. Mr. Sherman received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Queens College and his law degree from Stetson University School of Law in Florida, in 1983. Admitted to practice law in NY in 1984 and admitted in Florida since 1993.