R. Jayakumar, affectionately called “Jakes” by his friends, is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Eywa Pharma. He has about 24 years of experience, predominantly in the pharma industry.
Jakes was the Head of Global Business Development at Mylan and held various responsibilities in that organization including Head of Regional Technical Operations for EMEA, based out of Lyon in France.
His experience spans across various functions including Sales & Marketing, Business Development, M&A, Sourcing & Purchasing, Technical Operations, Project Management in the Finished Dosage Forms (FDF) as well as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) businesses. He is a proud owner of an enviable relationship bank in India, US, Europe and other geographies.