Rashida Najmi

Sr. VP – Global Quality & Pharmacovigilance

Rashida heads the Corporate Quality and Pharmacovigilance function at Piramal Pharma Solutions. She is responsible for establishing and implementing related quality standards, handling inspections and maintaining regulatory track records of various regulatory agencies like FDA, MHRA, PMD etc. to name a few.

She has over 26 years of experience in quality management of NDA, INDA, CRO, API- intermediates, API (drug substance), various dosage formulations (drug product), product development, clinical, pharmacovigilance and biologic with renowned companies like Shreya Life Sciences and ACG.

During Rashida’s ongoing tenure at Piramal, she has successfully maintained the compliance benchmark higher than the regulatory requirement at all Pharma Solutions’ manufacturing sites across geographies. She is also instrumental in establishing ‘Quality’ as a differentiator for business growth and harmonizing “best in class” quality practices across Piramal.

Rashida is a Pharmacist and a postgraduate in Human Resources and is a Qualified Lead Auditor in ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 (from QMI, UK), certified in HACCP (from UN/ FAO), 5’S’ (from JMA), OHSAS.

In July 2015, World Quality Congress awarded Rashida with the title of “50 Most Influential Quality Professionals”. She has been a jury member in several academic and quality awards and also an active member of industry forums like ISPE, IDMA, PDA and OPPI.

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