Chintu Patel, Chief Executive Officer and Co- Chairman of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, LLC, has over 18 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. With a vision of building an innovative pharmaceutical company based on quality and integrity, he co-founded Amneal in 2002. The firm is currently the 7th largest U.S. generic drug supplier in number of prescriptions dispensed, according to March 2013 IMS Health market data, and offers a diversified portfolio of 65 FDA-approved products. Amneal currently employs 1,200 people and operates manufacturing plants in New York and New Jersey. Within the next two years, the company will be supplying generic pharmaceuticals worldwide. Chintu is passionate about the pursuit of excellence in research, development and quality. He and his brother Chirag Patel, Amneal President and Co-Founder, were honored with the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 Life Sciences Award for their business achievements. Previously Chintu was a pharmacist and seniorlevel manager with Eckerd Pharmacy, where he won numerous awards, from 1994 to 2002. He received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Rutgers College of Pharmacy.