Z. I Shahzad

Associate Director – Health and Life Sciences


Shahzad has nearly 3 decades of experience in Sales and Marketing in Healthcare and Life Sciences space. At pManifold, Shahzad leads the Healthcare and Life sciences practice helping clients with Strategic planning, devising and implementing promotional plans in sync with the market intelligence to ensure client success.

He started his Pharma career in 1985 as a Medical Representative and went on to lead a team of 600 field Sales personnel and around 20 Marketing team members as the Senior General Manager (Marketing n Sales) in Ajanta Pharma Pvt. Ltd. He is credited with not only launching several successful careers but also several products in Domestic Indian Markets many of which are leaders in IMS-ORG.

From 2012, He started working as “freelance Pharma Marketing and Sales Consultant” and is also on Board of a Bangalore based Healthcare company. His specialty area has been in the field of Cardiology, Dermatology, Gastroenterology and also General Products.

During his Stint as the Head of Domestic Sales and Marketing operations, He has travelled across the length and breadth of the country and met and is closely acquainted to the best of specialists in Cardiology and Dermatology. He has also participated and managed the events in numerous conferences of Cardiology Society of India and Dermaconwhich is National Dermatologists Conference.

A Science Graduate and Masters in Business Administration, Shahzad has attended several marketing and Sales conferences and Training programmes Domestic and international too. Having passion to develop budding talents of Pharma industry, Z. I Shahzad is often invited for training and development.