Vijay Kewalramani Founder and Chairman
Vijay Kewalramani is the Founder and Chairman of Advanced Medtech Solutions. He is in its truest form a global entrepreneur, investor and visionary leader with a career spanning several capital market cycles over 40 years across the U.S., Africa, Asia & Europe. Adept at managing volatility and leveraging opportunities in any economic condition he started his career in textile and apparel manufacturing where he acquired rights to open a licensed retail division for the Polo Ralph Lauren Group. With a continued focus and growth in both retail and manufacturing he forged a 20 year tenure that helped facilitate another two decades of successful large scale fund management through working closely with financial institutions such as UBS, Credit Suisse, & Citigroup.
His invaluable hands on experience in proprietary trading, investment management, commodities, and global property development have made him a seasoned investment magnate with expertise in varied large multi-asset class portfolios ranging from ETFs, equities, fixed income and forex. He is an investment advisor to IDC Global overseeing an index of unlisted and listed companies, private equity, venture capital and wealth management. He serves on the advisory boards of investment funds managed by Invesco Private Capital, Vedanta Capital, New Silk Route, & Tenzing S.A.
DR. INDERJEET SINGH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dr. Inder Jeet Singh is the Executive Director at Advanced MedTech Solutions (AMS) bringing over 35 years of invaluable experience regionally and globally within the Medical Device and Diagnostic businesses. In his previous role, he was the Director of Operations, Asia – Johnson & Johnson. He served Johnson & Johnson group companies for 23 years with a techno-commercial expertise in manufacturing, supply chain and R& D. Dr. Singh started his career as a research scientist for Hindustan Unilever where he established a tissue culture laboratory specializing on monoclonal antibodies. He holds a Ph.D. in Immunology from Andhra University.
Dr. Singh’s emphasis on mentoring and educating talent has fueled substantial growth of organizations with a proven track of successful project management, asset reconfiguration, laboratory and facility start up achieving above target goals within FDA and ISO compliant environments. His hands-on experience in new product development and launch in both Indian and Chinese markets makes him a formidable asset and leader to AMS. Driven by an instinctive need to strategize and innovate, he continues to work very closely with his core knit team of production scientists that he has fostered and excelled with for over two decades. He has served on the Worldwide Ethicon Operations Board for 10 years and the board of Johnson & Johnson Medical India, for over 20 years.
Jiten Surtani Executive Director
Jiten Surtani is an Executive Director at Advanced MedTech Solutions (AMS) with over 12 years of experience in the finance industry. He was a founding partner at IIFL Investment Managers and was instrumental in the organizations evolution from a start up to one of India’s leading private wealth management outfits. Strategic, yet tactical, his comprehensive knowledge of leveraging numerous investment opportunities and trading scenarios compliment his investment banking expertise.
His zeal to build various businesses have greatly contributed to AMS’s growth and expansion. With an MBA from IIM Calcutta and Economic Honors from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Surtani leads by example with the proven ability to achieve and exceed all business development goals. Performance driven, he is a dynamic and invaluable asset to AMS.
Sameer Ramani Director
Sameer Ramani is a Director at Advanced MedTech Solutions with two decades of distinguished experience in global manufacturing . A seasoned entrepreneur, real estate developer and business driver, Sameer started his career in textile and apparel production with a significant footprint in the U.S. amidst a diverse exposure across Europe , Asia & Africa.
An outstanding leader , motivator and creative thinker, he excels in specialized marketing concepts, principles and tactics. Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation and growth, Sameer has been momentous in cultivating AMS’ brand development & architecture, digital presence and cultural acuity.
He brings an extensive knowledge in the design and deployment of profitable manufacturing strategies and hands on experience in U.S Quality Control, Process Audit & Logistics. A dynamic public speaker and evangelizer he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from New York University amongst an expertise in Sales & Marketing, P.R. & Business Management.
Profoundly driven and perfectionistic, Sameer instills a spirit of ingenuity and resolve to AMS.
Sundeep Das Commercial Director
Sundeep Das is the Commercial Director at Advanced Medtech Solutions, with over two decades of successful Sales & Marketing experience in the medical device industry in Cardiac Surgery, Interventional Cardiology, and Surgical at Medtronic & Covidien.
A fearless leader with an impressive track record of building strong businesses in a highly competitive environment, Sundeep brings to the table proof positive results in both strategizing & executions to maximize growth.
With a formidable marketing background at Medtronic, he was responsible for the success of several blockbuster launches in the Interventional Cardiology space with significant global initiatives in the emerging markets along with a close liaison to the US Worldwide Headquarters.
A firm believer in attracting, motivating and coaching talent to meet organizational objectives, Sundeep promotes a culture of informed decision ensuring that units of corporate responsibility are planned, structured and focused.
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Pune & an MBA from TSM Delhi Sundeep brings an enormous amount of enterprise value and drive to AMS’ commercial front.
Gupta International Business
Atul Gupta heads International Business for Advanced Medtech Solutions with over 17 years of rich experience in the healthcare domain. He has worked in leadership roles in Sales & Marketing for Johnson & Johnson (Medical India) and Medtronic. Known to drive performance, Atul built his vocation on developing talent and building bench strength in organizations. During his tenure at Medtronic he accelerated growth of the Wound Closure business and helped to launch various new products , by closely
collaborating with the Asia Pacific and Global team.
With a strong network of channel partners, Atul has considerable experience in setting up distribution infrastructure in key geographies. Atul has a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Pune University, and has received an Advanced Sales Management Diploma from IIM Kolkata.
He brings a world of resources to AMS’ Global brand and reach.
Pratap Pokale Director of Quality & Regulatory
Pratap Pokale is the Director of Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs at AMS. Since inception, Pratap has been an integral part of the core leadership team, shouldering and shaping the blueprint of AMS’ Quality Management System and its pillars. He has been critical and strategic in laying the foundation of accountabilities in QA and Compliance.
A leader, pioneer & strategist with over 28 years of rich experience across industries including Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical & Chemical, Mr. Pratap cemented a legacy serving Johnson & Johnson Medical India for over 22 years. Having grown from purely shop floor roles to larger leadership responsibilities in manufacturing & quality at Ethicon, Mr. Pratap garnered several accolades and noteworthy milestones during his tenure, notwithstanding an Ethicon ‘Global Leadership’ profile award for excellence in compliance in 2010.
He holds an M. Sc. in Organic Chemistry & B. Sc. in Chemistry with high honors from Poona University.
Mr. Pratap champions and harbors a culture of “Quality First” commitment and continuous improvement ascendancies at AMS, raising the bar daily through his resolute meticulousness and resolve.
Nilesh Joshi Director of Operations
Nilesh Joshi serves as the Director of Operations at Advanced MedTech Solutions with a career path spanning from technologist to operational management. Mr. Joshi was hand picked as the very first employee and special talent to help pioneer the comprehensive greenfield project execution and construction of AMS’ now world class medical device technological infrastructure. A brilliant industrial engineer and dedicated, knowledgeable manufacturing professional, Nilesh started a career and transcended an impressive 16 year tenure at Johnson & Johnson , Medical India in various senior management roles.
Thereafter , he united with the core leadership team at AMS since inception establishing the product design and manufacturing architecture of what would become a demonstrative and cross functional contribution to improving the sheer effectiveness and efficiency of AMS’ entire production system and footprint.
With an excellent safety and compliance record and expertise in environmental and health regulations, Mr. Joshi brings a complete operational proficiency with a six sigma green belt in process excellence along with lean manufacturing accolades.
He holds a BTech in Industrial Engineering & Management from Punjab Tech University and a proven track record of objective analysis, innovation and productivity optimization. Nilesh brings an enormous range of specialized manufacturing strategies, process design and tactical techniques furnishing a credible confidence that delivers both sustainability and longevity to AMS’ foundation and stratagem.