Management

At Pharnasanta Group, our management team consists of highly professional leaders. We know that good leadership skills are essential for a company to succeed, so we have put together an elite group to nurture and guide Pharnasanta Group.

Linas Valentukevicius

Chairman of the Board
Master’s in Law

Born in 1972

Education:
1998 Vilnius University, Master’s in Law
2010-2017 Various classes and courses for pharma executives

Experience:
2012 – Now – A Pharnasanta group private investor who invested alongside Zia Valda. Responsible for the management, development, and main transactions of Pharnasanta group’s companies
2003–2010 – Private investor in an international construction servicing company which concluded with a successful exit in 2012
1996/ 2000/ 2003 Lithuanian Consul in Belarus

Languages:
Lithuanian, English, Russian

Mindaugas Rutkauskas

Member of the Board
Master’s in Law and Master’s in Business Administration

Born in 1980

Education:
2003 Vilnius University in Vilnius, Lithuania; Master’sin Law
2009 Baltic Management Institute in Vilnius, Lithuania; Master’s in Business Administration

Experience:
2017 – now – CEO of “ZIA Valda”, Member of the Board “ZIA Valda”
2013 – 2017 – CEO of Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO
2014 – 2017 – Member of the Board of Vilnius Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Crafts
2014 – 2015 – Member of the Board of “Baltija” (Hotel Vyturys; Hotel Zilvinas)
2010 – 2013 – COO of “Mokipay”
2008 – 2010 – CEO of media group “balsas.lt”
2002 – 2008 – Department manager at “Verslo zinios”

Languages:
Lithuanian, English, Russian

Dr. A.K.S. Bhujanga Rao

Member of the Board
Master‘s of Science in Chemistry

Born in 1953

Education:
Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India; a Ph.D. degree in Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Chemistry of 4- and 5 – Nitroimidazoles
Andhra University in Visakhapatnam, India; Master‘s of Science in Chemistry with specialization in Organic Chemistry

Experience:
Visiting faculty and approved Research Investigator and Supervisor for Ph.D. Students to many universities
Worked with IDPL, IDL, Reckitt and Colmen and Vera Laboratories Ltd.
Worked as a collaborative research Fellow for the University of Hull, UK and the University of Texas, USA
A wide- range of expertise in technology transfer to commercial scale, quality control regulatory affairs, and Patents

Accomplishments:
30 publications
Applied for 40 international patents