OUR EXPERT TEAM

OUR EXPERT TEAM

Rajeev Hissaria

Rajeev Hissaria

Vice President, LubiGel LLP

Building a global business is like putting a jigsaw puzzle together. You need to have all the pieces in place to succeed.

With an MBA in International Marketing & Finance from University of Wales, UK , this young turk joined the almost 4 decade old family business of Hydrocolloids in 2008. With 8 years of experience, in 2016, he assumed the responsibility of Vice president of LubiGel. In a short span of 4 years, under Rajeev’s supervision the team has developed the new food grade Cassia Gum Powder manufacturing facility in Vadodara, India from scratch. With focus on growth and innovation he has contributed to several process and quality enhancements, increase in production and new clients to the kitty from across the globe. He has contributed to the successful backward integration at LubiGel. With establishing a strong bond with our German partners, Rajeev Hissaria has made LubiGel a force to reckon with in the Cassia Gum manufacturing the world over.

Tushar Patel

Deputy General Manager, LubiGel LLP

“Reliability, integrity and practical approach are the guiding principles for all work at LubiGel”

A formal education in Chemistry with decades of experience in natural products like Hydrocolloids, food additives, personal care products and Cassia Gum makes Tushar Patel an asset to LubiGel. He heads the Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Microbiological Lab and R&D in the company and overlooks the the activities of FSMS Team Leader for Quality certificates. He is a trusted resource for regulatory matters and customer queries. With participation in HPLC analytical method development work with Focus Ingredients GmbH, Germany, Tushar Patel has a strong sense of product development keeping in mind customer delight.

Tushar Patel
Ketan Shah

Ketan Shah

Sr. Production Manager, LubiGel LLP

“To be a good manager of production requires both practise and perfection.”

A science graduate in industrial chemistry with MBA in Operation Management makes Ketan Shah worthy of his strong role in LubiGel. His expertise lies in deep knowledge of Food safety management system and its application in plant management and applied safe and hygienic food production environment.

Rakesh Chaudhari

Sr. Engineering Manager, LubiGel LLP

“Operations keeps the light on, strategy is the light at the end of the tunnel, its project management that is the engine that moves the organisation forward.”

A qualified Mechanical Engineer with 26 years of rich experience in Project Management & Maintenance of Food, Pharma (API / Bulk Drugs) & Plastic processing industry, he is the ‘GO TO’ person for all aspects of utility operation, maintenance, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and civil maintenance.

Rakesh Chaudhari
Dr.Markus Veen

Dr.Markus Veen

Founder & Shareholder, Focus Ingredients GmbH

Dr. Markus Veen is the founder and shareholder of Focus Ingredients GmbH in Germany and a Food Biotechnologist with strong experience in development, characterization and application of Cassia Gum in food and pet food systems. In 2007 he initiated the milestone collaboration with LubiGel team as partner for the European Market and gave professional support in many directions. Along with Focus Ingredients and sophisticated analytical laboratories, Markus has been instrumental in developing strong analytical methods to ensure 100 % quality and safety of Cassia Gum in the food and pet food market around the globe. Today, under his leadership, Focus Ingredients and Lubigel are together recognized as major partners for the industry.

Alexander Mader

General Manager, Focus Ingredients GmbH

A Food Technologist and strong leader of the business, he is responsible for purchase and supply chain within the organization.

Par excellence in marketing with decades of experience in sales and marketing of food raw materials, Alexander is a customer and market oriented sales person who acts as a link between customers, LubiGel, Focus and logistic partners to ensure sales success and further positive growth in the market.

Alexander Mader
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