Mr. O.P. Singh - Chairman and Co-founder
Mr. O.P. Singh is a familiar face in the Animal Health industry. He is an industry veteran with a rich experience of 27 years in corporate management, planning & strategy, sales & marketing. He has numerous achievements under his belt from launching companies, introducing path breaking products to the industry, bringing to India state-of-the-art technology and world class molecules from the best sources across the world, to being instrumental in setting up poultry vaccines manufacturing plant, fermentation plant, vitamins and premixes manufacturing plant etc. and various human food segments.
Mr. Singh has held various high-profile positions during his illustrious career. He was the General Manager – Marketing & Sales at M/s Tetragon Chemie Ltd, Bangalore (a.k.a. Vetcare). He was instrumental in establishing its Poultry nutrition & therapeutics division, launching the Dairy, Pet, Aqua and Equine divisions during his tenure. He has held positions like the CEO of M/s Venky’s India Ltd, Pune, Managing Director / Executive Director of group companies of VH Group which he launched and nurtured during his tenure.
In 2007 Mr. Singh emerged as an entrepreneur when he founded the company Advanced Bio-Agro Tech Ltd., in association with Advanced Enzymes, a pioneer in Enzymes in India. In 2010, he founded Huvepharma SEA (Pune) Pvt. Ltd., a Joint Venture with Huvepharma AD, Bulgaria, a leader in specialized molecules for treatment of Chronic Respiratory Disease in poultry, anti-coccidials, APIs, growth promoters, performance enhancers and gut health products. He serves in the capacity of Managing Director of both companies.
He is also the Director of M/s Nutrient Bio-Agro Tech Pvt. Ltd. which services the feed supplement and additives sector, and M/s Advanced Nutrients India Pvt. Ltd. which specializes in Bio-security in the animal health industry.
He also serves on the boards of several other companies of repute, besides chairing his own OPUS Group of Companies.
He is an active committee member of many national and international associations contributing and framing developmental strategies of progress.
Kunal Khanna - CEO and Co-founder
Kunal Khanna, Executive Director and Co-founder of Vivaldis has done his Masters in Business Administration from one of the worlds most renowned institutions, London Business School where he was also awarded the prestigious Sumantra Ghoshal Scholarship.
He has over 10 years of hands-on experience of setting up and creating hugely successful businesses within the Global Pharmaceutical and Banking Industry across continents. He started his career in 2003 with Citibank India where he held the distinction of being promoted as the youngest manager in the history of their Indian operations. He then moved with Citibank to London to help build their UK Private Banking operations. In his next role, Kunal is credited with starting the operations for Societe Generale Bank in Pune.
After his MBA in 2010, he moved to Dubai and joined GlaxoSmithKline where he was responsible for Mergers and Acquisitions. Thereafter he was the Director for Business Development for Indian pharmaceutical major Emcure, responsible for the Middle East and Africa markets In 2014.
Kunal's love for animals (He has 3 dogs, 2 of which have been adopted from the street) and a strong passion for animal healthcare convinced him to become an entrepreneur and start Vivaldis along with Mr. O P Singh