Bandi Venkateswarlu

Bandi Venkateswarlu

9 years Experience
Pharmaceutical professional with over 7.5 years of international experience in managing laboratory operations and product development in a managerial role in USA and 1.5 years of experience in an MNC in India. Experience in successfully handling US-FDA, NSF, FSSAI and client audits of laboratory operations. Skilled in handling multicultural groups and working in cross-functional teams.


Quality Department Specialist, Divi’s Laboratories Limited, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India


•        Directed laboratory incidents, out-of-specification investigations of raw materials, in-process and finished products.
•        Handled internal, regulatory (FSSAI) and client GMP audits of the Quality Control department and assisted the Quality Assurance Department in investigations associated with those audits.
•        Oversaw the process for development, approval and maintenance of QC standard operating procedures and test methods of raw materials and finished products.

Senior Manager, Nature’s Value, Inc., New York, USA
  • Oversaw the release of raw materials, finished products, stability testing program (stability protocols, testing results, scheduling, etc) and cleared two US FDA audits successfully.
  • Oversaw the management of the laboratory equipment purchase, maintenance and calibration programs and associated documentation.
  • Conducted third party testing laboratories qualification and supplier qualification programs as applicable.
  • Effectively supervised and trained diverse staff consisting of chemists, laboratory technicians coming from different cultures and geographical locations.
R&D/Formulation Scientist, Venus Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc., New York, USA
  • Formulated various oral solid dosage tablets, capsules and powders, based on customer’s specifications, labels and samples.
  • Optimized ingredient functionality, product functionality, product formulations and product enhancement to improve product quality and reduce cost.
  • Performed monitoring, evaluation and interpretation of data from preformulation stage to commercialization of new product.
  • Gained first-hand experience in developing new products and proposals, promoting them in trade shows and interacting with prospective business leads.

Functional Areas



Campbell University, USA
MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Industrial Pharmacy/Pharmaceutics)
JNTU, Hyderabad, India
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Vignan Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences




Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
Henry Harvin


Spreadsheet modelling – HBS


Management communication - HBS