Our Top Management
Our Top Management
Mr Kumar Gunness, Managing Director
Kumar L Gunness born in 1949, qualified as a pharmacy graduate at the Liverpool John Moores University in 1972, registered with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 1973 and completed a Masters degree at the University of London in 1974. After occupying various positions in hospitals and retail pharmacies in London, he returned back to Mauritius in 1978.
He acquired a retail pharmacy, Pharmacie Gerval in 1978 and from then on went on to create five more retail pharmacies.
In 1984, he created MSJ Ltd Unicorn operating initially from space above the St Jean Pharmacy in Quatre Bornes. MSJ LTD gradually expanded and moved to Port Louis, the capital. He is Managing Director of the companies.
He has been involved in creation of and is a member ofÂ the Pharmaceutical Association of Mauritius and the Federation des Pharmaciens de L’Ocean Indien.
He is a Fellow of the Mauritius Institute of Directors and is a member of the Rotary Club of Port Louis.
He is a non executive director of a number of other companies in the country.
Mr Sadeck Vawda, General Manager
Mr Vawda did his pharmacy degree at the University of Nottingham, UK then specialized in the field of clinical pharmacy. He is a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. He has worked in the various segments of the pharmacy profession including community pharmacy, wholesale and distribution, hospital pharmacy and academia.
He has been an executive member of the Pharmaceutical Association of Mauritius (PAM) and Federation des Pharmaciens de l’Ocean Indien (FPOI).
He is presently a member of the Pharmacy Board, the Health Supplement Committee of the ministry of health and the Clinical Trials Research Council.
He is presently and has been for the past 3 years the President of the ”Congres des Pharmaciens Francophone-Ocean Indien”, an annual conference regrouping pharmacists from francophone countries and those of the Indian Ocean.
He is a well respected professional and is a key speaker for CMEs and conferences organized by various pharmaceutical and medical associations in Mauritius.
He started as a pharmacist with MSJ Ltd (Unicorn) in 1995 and has occupied various functions in the company in the fields of logistics and distribution, regulatory, quality, pharmacovigilance and marketing before being appointed as General Manager in 2007.