He dreamt big to help healthcare industry way back in 1988 with Vardhman Pharma. He realised his dreams and entered the super-speciality segment with Vardhman Health Specialities Private Limited that he set up in 1998. A notable point here is Jayantilal forayed into Indian market at a time when Pharma industry was taking baby steps. The formative years of the company was in 1953 that was started by Jayantilal’s father and uncle.
Started in a humble way, Vardhman grew to be a giant in critical healthcare distribution in India. It has now grown to be a company that gives emphasis on values and trust and has a turnover of Rs. 2.5 billion. Beyond business and turnover, it is the value which was built by Jayantilal as the most trusted brand in this highly volatile and versatile market.
Jayantilal takes the lead in the Board, ensuring its effectiveness in all aspects and he leads the company in its relationships with shareholders, financial institutions and clients. His responsibility is to ensure the speedy and effective implementation of board decisions. He networks across current and prospective major customers and providing contacts or introductions. He positions the company with customers and partners to facilitate domestic and international expansion.
Apart from steering the board, Jayantilal ensures clear structure and the effective running of board committees. He is instrumental in setting up of group HR policies including management development and succession planning for senior executive team and approving the appointment and termination of employees in the team.
His vision is to make Vardhman a true leader in the healthcare supply chain by gaining distinct competitive advantage. “At Vardhman, we create a culture where we are motivated each day to value health and save precious lives,” he remarks.