about us/ team

The Team committed to creating a healthier life

Bioved is led by a team of committed doctors and medical scientists who have worked since early nineties diligently to invent unique extraction methods, prepare effective dosages, conducted tests and trials to make Bioved a distinctively different pharmaceutical company with an enviable portfolio of patents.

Dr Deepa Chitre

Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer

Dr Chitre has over 30 years experience in clinical research, management and modern & integrative medicine. She has an M.B.,B.S. from University of Bombay, India and M.D. from New York Medical College, USA. On completing her residency at University of Calfornia San Francisco, she was on the Faculty at Stanford University and Lucille Packard Children’s Hosp, heading Out-Patient Pediatrics at one of the largest county hospitals in California. She has served and chaired several different committees involved in health care, scientific research, clinical research, hospital administration & medical teaching standards. Dr Chitre has developed the N/Rx® business model with successful validated products, worked with academia & industry in setting natural supplement and drug discovery standards, established regulatory approvals and dynamic marketing partnerships across 3 continents.

Deben Dey, Ph.D.

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr Dey has over 25 years experience, multiple US and Intl’ patents issued/applied, >60 publications in Drug Discovery and Research; and has received several national and international Awards for ‘Scientific Excellence.” He has a PhD in Biochemistry from Banaras Hindu University, India, and was on the Faculty at U C Davis. Subsequently Dr Dey has been Founder Scientist at Calyx Therapeutics and VP Research at Bexel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in California. In both companies, Dr Dey has raised large venture funding in Series A, B and C rounds; set up and successfully run drug discovery research, and built scientific liaisons with multinational pharma companies, academic institutions and the National Institutes of Health.

Sadanand Bajekal

Senior Vice-President

Mr Bajekal has over 35 years of experience in the Indian and multi-national pharmaceutical industry. A pharmacist by training from University of Bombay, he has a strong product development and technical operations background with large multi-national pharma companies like Sandoz and Roche. He has set up and run operations for Aphali Pharmaceuticals and subsequently Ranbaxy in India and Nigeria. He has been associated with Bioved for more than 15 years in executive management.

Alfred Grigsby

Vice-President, Sales

Mr Grigsby is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley where he was a star basketball player. He played professionally in Japan & Europe. On returning from basketball, he joined a topical analgesic company, Flex Power in California as VP Business Development. He has been with Bioved for more than 10 years and oversees the sales and marketing division of the company. He has been implemental in exponential sales growth through orthopedists, chiropractors, physical therapists, and distributors.

Ajit Chitre

Director, India Operations

Mr. Chitre has been a Director of the Indian subsidiary since its inception. A graduate from the University of Pune, he started his career in medical sales as a very early team member of Lupin Ltd., now one of the top 5 pharmaceutical companies in India. Subsequently he had a successful distribution company of specialty consumer goods with distribution and network all over the sub-continent. He manages the day to day operations of Bioved India.