Our Management Team



Dr. Veerappan Subramanian has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, has developed and commercialized more than 200 specialty drug products, and is credited as a business pioneer in the area of generic pharmaceuticals. Prior to founding Odin Pharmaceuticals, he established the development and marketing companies Novel Laboratories and GAVIS Pharmaceuticals in 2008, developing over 100 ANDAs in the controlled drugs, semi-solids, and inhalations forms, commercializing revenues of over $100 million prior to acquisition by Lupin Pharmaceuticals in 2015.  Prior to founding Novel and GAVIS, Dr.Subramanian founded Kali Laboratories in 1997, specializing in immediate release, modified release, and controlled drug products and filing over 50 ANDAs prior to its acquisition by Par Pharma in 2005.  Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Dr. Subramanian has held numerous executive and leadership positions at IVAX/Zenith Laboratories, Purepac, Johnson & Johnson, Richardson Vicks, and Squibb. Dr. Subramanian received his Ph.D. in Pharmacy from Rutgers University in 1981 and has both a Bachelors and a Masters in Pharmacy. He is a registered pharmacist in New York and New Jersey.



Dr. Ilango Subramanian is President of Odin Pharmaceuticals.  In this role, Dr. Subramanian is responsible for R&D, Operations, and overall administration of the company.  Prior to joining the Odin, Dr.Subramanian held a number of leadership positions at Novel Laboratories and GAVIS Pharmaceuticals from 2010 to 2015 as Vice President, responsible for Corporate Development, Biopharmaceutics, Medical Affairs, and Project Management.  As a cross-functional executive, Dr.Subramanian coordinated the Novel and GAVIS teams in development of over 100 drug products and commercialization of 25 drug products as well as creating strategic development alliances with R&D organizations in softgel and transdermal drug technologies.  Prior to this, Dr.Subramanian served as a Project Manager at Publicis Healthcare and a Consultant for BGB Healthcare Group.  Dr. Subramanian received a Doctor of Pharmacy from Rutgers University Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy in 2009 and a Masters in Business Administration  from New York University Stern School of Business in 2014.  He is a registered pharmacist in New Jersey.


Chief Financial Officer

Arshad Kagalwalla is an accounting executive with over 20 years of experience in Finance & Accounting and 15 years in the generic pharmaceutical industry. Mr. Kagalwalla joined Odin Pharmaceuticals in 2018 as CFO and is responsible for all Accounting and Finance functions of the company,  including financial planning and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, taxation and revenue management. Prior to this, Mr.Kagalwalla served as CFO at Somerset Therapeutics from 2016. Prior to joining Somerset, Arshad was Head of Finance and Accounting at Novel Laboratories and GAVIS Pharmaceuticals and has served as an accounting executive for Par Pharmaceuticals and Kali Laboratories. Mr.Kagalwalla receiving a CPA in 2004 following work as a public accountant. Mr.Kagalwalla has a Bachelors in Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant in India.


Vice President, Quality & Regulatory Affairs

Scott Talbot joined Odin in June of 2019 as the Vice President of Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs. In this role, Mr.Talbot manages all regulatory and quality operations within the company.  Mr.Talbot brings to Odin over 30 years of quality and compliance experience with extensive expertise in sterile facility compliance with the FDA. Before joining Odin, Scott served as Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Affairs for Slayback Pharma.  Prior to Slayback, Mr.Talbot held management positions at Baxter Healthcare, Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals, Teva, and Actavis.  He has worked closely with FDA district offices in Puerto Rico, Florida, Kansas, and New Jersey on behalf of facilities in those districts, successfully resolving issues raised by FDA warning letters sent to these facilities.  Scott holds bachelor’s degrees in biology and chemistry from Illinois State University.


Chief Product Portfolio, Licensing & Intellectual Property Officer

Dr. Aman Trehan joined Somerset in 2019. He is responsible for overseeing all activities related to company’s product portfolio including product selection and product strategy, business development & licensing deals, intellectual property including patent portfolio, patent strategies and Hatch Waxman litigations and coordinating all R&D projects. Dr. Trehan has more than 18 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He began his career at Ranbaxy Labs and then held leadership positions at Wockhardt, Alembic, Zydus, Novel Labs and Lupin. Dr. Trehan has received the prestigious Hatch Waxman Impact Case of the Year award and “Top 25 IP Leaders award” two times in a row highlighting his significant contributions to the field. Dr. Trehan holds a Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutics and has obtained certification in Prescription Drug Regulations, Cost, and Access from Harvard University.


Vice President, Respiratory Product Development

Dr. Julianne Berry joined Odin in 2021 as Vice President of Respiratory Product Development with the role of establishing Odin’s brand and generic respiratory programs from an early stage through commercialization.  Dr. Berry has over 30 years end to end development of the brand and generic respiratory and specialty products for US and Global Markets and is credited with the development of key marketed metered dose inhalers, nasal sprays, dry powder inhalers and nebulizers.  Prior to joining Odin, Dr. Berry has held numerous executive and leadership positions at Schering-Plough, Merck, Novel, Lupin and Glenmark.  Dr. Berry has been at the forefront of advancing respiratory science with authorship of numerous publications, ownership of critical drug delivery patents and leadership in International Industry Consortium working groups. Dr. Berry obtained a Post-Doctoral Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from The University of Kansas, a Ph.D. degree in Physical Organic Chemistry from The University of California at Santa Cruz and a B.A. degree in Chemistry from Colgate University.


Analytical Research and Quality Executive

Swapan directs the company’s analytical services and quality control departments. He has experience in both day-to-day management and long-term process improvement, and bears the significant responsibility of ensuring compliance with regulatory, health, safety, and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures.

Roy has more than 30 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has leveraged his technical expertise and management skills at many successful generic pharmaceutical companies including Actavis, Par Pharmaceuticals, Zenith/Goldline Pharmaceuticals and Purepac Pharmaceutical Co. An industry veteran, Roy has developed analytic tests and quality systems for over one hundred ANDA submissions. Roy holds a master’s of business administration, focusing on general management, from Rutgers University.

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