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Management Team



Ashok M. Sigtia – Chairman

Mr. Ashok M. Sigtia is the founder and Chairman of Hermes Chemical Company Private Limited. His vision for the company was to be the preferred supplier to innovator & generic companies worldwide and to spread affordable healthcare through breakthrough technologies. Under his leadership the group has achieved breakthroughs in developing novel technologies for both old and new molecules and reduced the overall selling cost to innovators and generic companies alike.


Kunal A. Sigtia – Director Commercial

Mr. Kunal A. Sigtia received his Bachelors degree (BSc. of Science) from the University of Utah, USA in Finance, Accounting & Film Production and his Masters degree (Msc. Of Science) in Finance and graduated Suma Cum Laude. He joined Hemes in 2010 as Director Commercial and under his vision the company enhanced its infrastructure to included developed markets such in Europe, USA & South America. He is also instrumental for developing newer products and spreading to newer geographies. Prior to joining Hermes, he worked for the endowment fund at the University of Utah.


Dr. Sugata Chatterjee – Director Technical

Dr. Sugata Chatterjee, is a brilliant organic chemist who did his Ph.D. work in 1984, under the supervision of 2010 Nobel Laureate Professor E. Negishi, in the department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A. He had his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Presidency College, Calcutta and University College of Science and Technology, Calcutta. He was a straight A student throughout and a National Scholar of the Ministry of Education, Government of India (1969 – 1975). He went to the U.S.A. as a recipient of National Scholarship (1978 – 1982) for Study Abroad.
Dr. Chatterjee has 28+ years of experience in esteemed pharmaceutical industries, Hoechst AG , Merck KGaA, Wyeth-Ayerst International, Lupin Laboratories Limited, Shasun Pharmaceuticals, Dai-ichi-Karkaria Limited and Sterling Biotech Limited. He owns twenty eight internationally granted patents and twenty nine international publications.
Dr. Chatterjee is a synthetic and structural organic chemist with profound practical experience in instrumentation, manufacturing, as well as quality and regulatory affairs.