Our Structure

 

VARKEY VERGHESE (MFR):
MANAGING DIRECTOR-FOUNDER OF JAWA GROUP OF COMPANIES

He is a graduate of Agricultural Science from the famous Madras University – South India. He arrived to the shores of Nigeria in 1981 to head Henly Group of Companies, Agbara which had established noteworthy Chemical, Engineering and Pharmaceutical Industries.

In 1993, he left the group to start JAWA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED with other partners.

He is a member of many professional associations and bodies. He is a council member of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Nigerian Economic Summit Group. He is an alumnus of Lagos Business School, Insead – France, X-LR Management Institute –Jamshedpur, India and Harvard Business School, USA. He has contributed meaningfully to the Industrial Development of Nigeria, particularly in the Pharmaceutical Sector. He is the Vice Chairman of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMG-MAN) and the President of Indian Pharmaceutical Manufacturers in Nigeria (IPMIN).

He is happily married to Mrs. Annie Verghese and he is actively engaged in many charitable works including Old aged homes, Orphanages, Hospital and Prison Ministry. He is an International Director and National Council Member of Full Gospel Businessmen Fellowship International (FGBMFI). He is also a member of the Bishop Synod of the Anglican Communion, Lagos- Nigeria.

In view of his contributions to the Nigeria economy and society, he was recognised in year 2011 with a National Award from the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria; His Excellency, Dr. GoodlucK Ebele Jonathan and was conferred a MEMBER OF THE ORDER OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC (MFR).

MRS. ANNIE VERGHESE: DIRECTOR

She is an Administrator and Management technocrat in Jawa Group of Companies. She is equally a principal shareholder in JAWA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED and the Director of ANNIE PHARMA LIMITED. As a Board member, she is part of advisory team who directs and helps in implementing the company's policies and procedures. She is a very active member of the church and choir.

MR. JACOB KURIAN: DIRECTOR

Jacob Kurian hails from India and he holds several post graduate degrees; M.Sc in Physical Science, M.Tech in Material Science and Technology, and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from reputable Universities in India. He was trained further in Japan for Strategic Management and in France for Production Management. He has a total of 26 years of job experience in different fields in Industrial Chemical Manufacturing and its Technical Marketing.

BOARD OF MEMBERS OF JAWA GROUP OF COMPANIES

We have other reputable Nigerians as member of our Board of Directors in the persons of:

Sir, Oluremi Festus Omotoso
Mr. Boss Mustapha
Pharm Michael-Maduaka Chibuzo Dele

MANAGEMENT TEAM

The Management of Jawa Group is chaired by the Managing Director, Mr.VarkeyVerghese (MFR), and the team consists of 2 Directors, the Technical Director, the General Manager (Finance), the General Manager (Factory Operations) and the System Analyst (Accounts) and the team has developed and implemented policies, procedures and practices that attempt to translate our company's vision, mission and purpose into reality. The management also identifies, measures, monitors and controls the risks factors in the business. They also ensure safe, sound and efficient operation and meet every two months.

THE MANUFACTURING AND DEVELOPMENT TEAM

The team comprises of the Factory Operations including GM (Factory Operations), Production Pharmacist, Quality Control Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, Technical Manager, and the Materials\Logistics Unit. Personnel for the team are drawn from various fields including pharmacy, chemistry (pure and applied), biochemistry, microbiology, etc. and members have graduate and post-graduate qualifications. Personnel for the team are a cream of highly skilled and motivated professionals with worth of experience from both within and outside the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry.

Regular discussions with the marketing team help to direct the energies of development team to create newer formulations and entries into the new therapeutic segments.

THE SALES AND MARKETING TEAM

Sales and Marketing functions of the company serve as Pillar of the organization. The team has a proven track record of the pharmaceutical and basic biological sciences, and from the pharmaceutical industry. Team members are highly skilled, talented and motivated professionals backed with several years of working experience within and outside the Nigerian pharmaceutical industry. They are constantly moving forward in all frontiers to achieve the desired motives for the company. The sales force consists of more than 80 highly skilled medical\sales/representatives with Business Managers who promote the products to doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health care providers.

THE HUMAN RESOURCE, IT, FINANCE AND AUDIT TEAM

HUMAN RESOURCE
This HR team with concerned Departmental Head, plans, hires and conducts induction training programme to uplift the skill level and maintain motivation of the workforce. The HR also sends staff members to reputable training institutions both locally and abroad. The objective is to create a work friendly environment and assist every employee in becoming the best he/she is capable of being.

I.T DEPARTMENT
The department performs a variety of maintenance, evaluation, installation and training tasks to ensure that company applications, systems and network infrastructures' performances meet company requirement.

FINANACE
The Finance team comprises of qualified and experienced Chartered accountants, who monitor, control and report the company's financial transactions.

AUDIT
The internal Audit team is made up of qualified and skilled auditors and Systems Analyst who ensure compliance with management policies and statutory regulations.