Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons), University of Science Malaysia, Penang (“USM”)
Senior Management Development Programme, Harvard Business School
Certified Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt
Working Experience and Occupation
Krisna did his housemanship with the National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau (now known as National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency) from 1994 to 1995. Upon completion of his compulsory service, he joined Bristol Myers Squibb as Hospital Sales Representative covering private and government hospitals in the central and northern regions.
He pursued his industrial career beginning with Sterling Health Manufacturing in 1996. He joined as Production Pharmacist overseeing galenical and ophthalmic manufacturing. From here, Krisna moved on to Upha Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (M) Sdn. Bhd. and later to CCM Duopharma in 1998. Over the years, he led various disciplines of plant operations which include Production, Warehousing and Transportation, Planning, Engineering, Project Management and Quality Assurance. Krisna completed his Lean Six Sigma projects and obtained his Black Belt certification in 2016. Krisna was appointed as Chief Manufacturing Officer on 1 January 2016, overseeing Plant Manufacturing functions which includes Production, Planning, Engineering, Material Warehouse and Safety, Health and Environment.