President and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Patel was Amneal’s Co-Founder and served as Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Amneal Pharmaceuticals from 2002 to the completion of the combination with Impax Laboratories, Inc. in 2018. He served as a Co-Chairman of the Company’s Board since the combination. With his brother, Chintu Patel, Mr. Patel has also invested in several independent biopharmaceutical companies including Asana Biosciences, Kashiv Biosciences and Prolong Pharmaceuticals, each of which specializes in innovative science and drug delivery technologies. Earlier in his career, Mr. Patel co-founded technology companies NextGen Technologies and Veriprise Wireless. Mr. Patel also serves as a Managing Trustee for the Liberty Science Center of New Jersey, a Director for the New Jersey City University Foundation and a Trustee for the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center. He is also a recipient of the 2011 Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur of the Year Life Sciences Award®. Mr. Patel supports various philanthropic causes and, together with his wife, Priti Patel, established the Niswarth International Foundation in 2013. The Foundation aims to bring fresh water, sanitation, nutrition and education to underprivileged children. Mr. Patel received his bachelor’s degrees in Commerce from H.A. College of Commerce, India, and in Business Administration from New Jersey City University. He also holds an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from New Jersey City University in recognition of his efforts to serve others.