Leadership Team

Mr. Juzar S. Khorakiwala

Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. Juzar S. Khorakiwala

Chairman & Managing Director

A diamond never loses its shine ; it remains bright and spreads an aura of brilliance around it. A quality reflected in the Chairman & Managing Director of Biostadt India Ltd. - Juzar Saifuddin Khorakiwala.
 

Mr. Juzar Khorakiwala holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) degree from LM College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad, and a Masters degree in Business Management (MBA) from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Manila, Philippines. He completed a 3-module course called "International Forum" at the Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia, Bruges (Belgium) and Kobe (Japan).
 

Mr. Juzar Khorakiwala believes in leading by example with his roster of achievements that include being the recipient of the prestigious "TRIPLE-A" Award for Management for the year 1991-92 from the Asian Institute of Management, Manila, Philippines. This award was presented at a special ceremony held in Jakarta, Indonesia. Over the years he has built a rock-solid reputation of trust and faith amongst his peers and customers alike. The illustrious examples below throw light on his foresight and profit-churning ability along his journey as Executive Director of Wockhardt Limited to the presenty, being the Chairman & Managing Director of Biostadt India Limited.
 

Mr. Khorakiwala laid the foundation of Biostadt Agrisciences (as it was called earlier) in the year 1987 with the launch of its first factory at Aurangabad. The division secured its first international order under his able guidance in 1995. He established a wholly owned subsidiary in the Philippines in 1997. His vision saw the company test fresh waters with the launch of the Aqua division. Further, he sowed the seeds for future growth with an entry into the seeds business through the launch of Hi-Q Seeds.
 

Mr. Khorakiwala enjoys the reputation of an all-rounder who not only shines in his professional life but has a multifaceted personality too. He has been an avid tennis player for the past 40 years. Apart from being the Chairman and Managing Director of Biostadt India Ltd., he was also the president of the Rotary Club of Bombay Central (2002 - 2003), involved in various fields of social work. President of the Asian Institute of Management Alumni Association (India) since 1990 - 97, Chairman of Life Science & Biotechnology Committee for 2001 - 02 of the Indian Merchants' Chamber Managing Committee, Vice Chairman of the International Trade Committee of the Indian Merchants’ Chamber, Vice President of the Indo-Canadian Business Council and Vice President of Bombay Gymkhana for the year 2007 - 2008 are some other industry positions that he has held.
 

In addition to the above, Mr. Khorakiwala was Executive Committee Member of the Indian Drug Manufacturers Association (IDMA), an apex body of the National Pharmaceutical Industry in India. He was also a member of the Bombay Management Association (BMA), Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM), and a member of the Governing Body of Allana College of Pharmacy. In the year 2014 he was awarded 'Entrepreneur of the Year' by the Small and Medium Business Development Chamber of India.
 

Mr. Juzar Khorakiwala sincerely believes that 'where there is a will, there is a way', a theory which is strongly reflected in his impressive achievements.
 

Mr. Satish Kamath

CFO & Company Secretary

Mr. Satish Kamath

CFO & Company Secretary

Mr. Satish Kamath, the CFO and Company Secretary at Biostadt India Ltd. believes that 'when a company saves a penny, the pounds take care of themselves'.

Having passed the Chartered Accountancy Examination conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Company Secretary Examination conducted by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India with flying colors, he has taken full responsibility of the entire Finance, Accounts, Costing, Tax, Secretarial and Legal functions of the company.

He provides the necessary impetus for managing day to day working capital requirements and funds management, ensuring statutory and legal compliances, effective tax planning, etc.

He spares no efforts to create, maintain and continuously update his knowledge on commercial developments. He takes the lead to identify and initiate various aspects of Financial planning and control.