Sitting at the centre of our business operations is a diverse team of enthusiastic, dedicated and experienced staff.
Click on any of the team members below to find out more about them.
Bridget is a seasoned executive with 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical & vaccines industry, cutting across general management, marketing, sales management, commercial excellence, commercial trade channels & distribution and market access, at both country and regional levels. She is driven by a strong sense of purpose and as a leader strives to bring the best out of teams whilst ensuring that clients, principals, customers and patients remain a top priority.
Mr. Rakesh Vinayak
Sales and Marketing Director
Mr. Vinayak joined Surgipharm in 1997, having worked in various pharmaceutical companies in India and Kenya. He is a dual master’s degree holder in economics and strategy. Mr. Vinayak pioneered innovative strategies that have seen Surgipharm achieve tremendous growth over the years.
Vice President – Finance
Mr. Mitra is a qualified financial management expert. He joined Surgipharm in 2005 and took charge of the accounting and finance department.
I have 25 years of experience in pharmaceutical sales and marketing, 16 of which were spent working in Kenya. Before joining Surgipharm, I worked with Indian multinationals and local manufacturing companies. Not only do I have a deep understanding of the African pharmaceutical market, but I also believe in leaving an ethical legacy.
Dr. Kaur Sur Gursharanjit
Branch Manager: Mombasa
Dr. Kaur Sur Gursharanjit joined Surgiphram in 1990. She is a trained pharmacist in charge of our Mombasa branch for the last 29 years.
Ms. Mulobi is a certified HR practitioner and a Graduate of Human Resource Management. She joined Surgipharm in 2014. She is passionate about training and development and has initiated several training programmes in the organisation.
Dr. Minal Gudka
Dr. Minal Gudka is a registered pharmacist holding a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy. She has over 10 years’ experience in Regulatory and Pharmacovigilance and is currently employed as our Pharmacovigilance specialist.
Dr. Pooja Lumb
Quality Assurance Manager
Dr. Pooja Neil Lumb joined Surgipharm Limited in May 2018. She is our Quality Assurance Pharmacist and is responsible for ensuring that current Good Distribution Practices are followed. She is also in charge of maintaining, writing, updating and implementing quality-related documentation (SOPs), handling quality audits and regularly conducting staff training on quality-related matters.
Mr. Roy is having 29 years of experience in IT, he joined Surgipharm in 2013. He is a trained ERP administrator. Previously, he worked in various organisations as a computer system expert, IT Manager and ERP Administrator.
Shipping & Logistics Manager
Mr. Bagha is our Logistics & Shipping Manager and utilises his 20 years’ experience in logistics and shipping to ensure that everything runs smoothly.
Customer Care Manager
Ms. Muia has over 20 years’ experience in Kenya Pharmaceutical Industry She joined Surgipharm in 1998 and is in charge of Customer Care and Trade Business. She holds qualifications in public relations and marketing.
Dr. Shyam Lakhani
Company Pharmacist / Warehouse Operations Manager
Dr. Shyam Lakhani is a qualified pharmacist with an MBA from United States International University. He also doubles up as the Warehouse Manager.
Tenders and Institutions Business Manager
Mr. Arunga joined Surgipharm in 2009. He has a diverse educational background ranging from biological sciences, sociology, and management. He is involved in institutional and tender business.