Medisel Kenya Limited established by Dr Raju Mohindra and Dr Ajay Patel, focusing on distributing imported pharmaceuticals.
Acquisition of Dawa Pharmaceuticals Limited, adding pharmaceutical manufacturing capabilities.
Construction of dedicated Beta Lactam manufacturing facility
Acquisition of Kel Chemicals
Construction of Animal Health manufacturing facility
Dawa 2.0 Upgrade and expansion of existing general formulation block
Unification of our identity to Dawa Life Sciences
Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr. Raju Mohindra is a consultant radiologist by profession, having graduated with a Master of Science in Radiology from Nairobi University. Dr. Raju Mohindra is a co-founder of Dawa Life Sciences and serves as the Strategy Committee chair. He is also deeply involved in local social impact projects and philanthropy.
Co-Founder and Board Member
Dr. Ajay Patel joined forces with Dr. Raju Mohindra to establish Dawa Life Sciences. A pharmacist from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dr. Ajay leverages his expertise in clinical pharmacokinetics and extensive experience in retail and pharmacy. He plays a pivotal role in overseeing and strategizing the company's operations and growth alongside the senior management team.
Reema is a finance expert (BSc Management Science from the London School of Economics). She has experience as an auditor with various companies such as PwC, Del Monte. She now serves as a Board Member for Dawa Life Sciences.
Arun Mathur is an independent advisor, having graduated from IIT, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi with a degree in Metallurgical Engineering and a Diploma in Statistical Methods. He brings extensive experience from various banks in India, Bahrain, and East Africa, and is dedicated to promoting the ethical growth of African businesses.
Chief Executive Officer, Animal Health
Ashvani Kalpushu holds a Masters in Sciences and has been with the Dawa Life Sciences since 1998. Within Dawa Life Sciences, he has risen to the ranks of CEO for its fastest-growing verticals. He has travelled extensively across the African continent, where he has established deep market knowledge and relations.
Head of Commercial Operations
Arjun joined Dawa Life Sciences after working as a Management Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. He plays a key role in developing the product pipeline and establishing strategic partnerships. Arjun leads the sales teams for Branded, Essential Health and International Business while supporting business process excellence. He holds an MSc in Finance from LSE and a BSc in Mathematics & Statistics from the University of Warwick.