OUR DEDICATED TEAM

Our visionary management team leads from the front and drives everything we do at OmniActive SBE. We have passionate and dynamic teams with wide array of backgrounds and functional areas to address variety of challenges. Our separate and dedicated teams for every function of the business help us to address all our customer needs at a shorter time. Our team fuses innovation with strategic thinking and implementation. We continue to acquire knowledge and new talent to stay on top.

Sanjaya Mariwala

Managing Director
OmniActive Health Technologies

A seasoned entrepreneur with more than 35 years of experience in the natural food & supplement industry. Sanjaya provides strategic & financial oversight and guidance to our global teams. He has established and run many successful companies.

Sanjaya holds degrees from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies & Sydenham College of Commerce.

Chaitanya Desai

Chief Executive Officer
Specialty Botanicals & Extracts

Chaitanya comes with more than 35 years of experience in the pharmaceuticals and wellness industry domain. At OmniActive, Chaitanya is CEO of SBE division with responsibility for P&L and strategic direction for the division.

Chaitanya is an alumnus of Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, and B.Sc. Technology.

Johan Kamphuis

President Global Business
OmniActive Health Technologies

Johan comes with over 35 years of experience in functional foods and dietary supplement industries. At OmniActive, Johan leads sales and business development efforts in all markets including North America, EU and Asia-Pacific.

Johan has PhD in Chemistry from University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Rahul Lalka

Head of Commercial
Specialty Botanicals & Extracts

Rahul comes with a rich experience of 20+ years in business & corporate finance across the group in food, flavours and nutraceutical segment. At OmniActive – SBE, Rahul holds responsibility for commercial including complete supply chain and margin management.

Rahul has an Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Bangalore University.

P. Ravi Kumar

Head of Operations
Specialty Botanicals & Extracts

Ravi has 25+ years of work experience across operation management for biotech, pharma & nutraceutical companies. At OmniActive – SBE, Ravi holds the responsibility for production, new product development, quality & operations.

Ravi has a B. Tech in Chemical Engineering and an MBA in Operations Management.

Bhavprita Harshawardhan

Head of Strategy & Marketing
Specialty Botanicals & Extracts

Bhavprita has 15 years of diverse work experience across strategy, marketing & management consulting for fortune 500 retail & FMCG companies across India, US & Europe. At OmniActive – SBE, Bhavprita holds the responsibility of strategy & marketing for the business unit.

Bhavprita has an MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.

Sameer Joshi

Head of Sales & Business Development North America
Specialty Botanicals & Extracts

Sameer has 15+ year of diverse experiences within global companies in Europe, the United States and India. At OmniActive – SBE, Sameer oversees and leads all the division functions including sales, business development and commercial operations within the region.

Sameer has a BS in Marketing and an MBA in International Business Consulting.

Rohini James

Head of Sales & Business Development EMEA, LATAM & APAC
Specialty Botanicals & Extracts

Rohini has more than 15 years of experience in BD and sales across the pharmaceutical, nutrition and functional food industry. At OmniActive – SBE, Rohini holds the responsibility for sales and business development for EMEA, LATAM & APAC markets.

Rohini holds a Master’s in Biotechnology from Madras University.