Board of Directors
TRxADE is a public company with management that has extensive experience in healthcare, management and technology. In just a few years, TRxADE has earned the respect and admiration of pharmacists and the supply side within the pharmaceutical industry which has allowed it to compete and prosper against the most formidable competitors. With this competitive advantage and the credibility it has established in the industry, TRxADE can pursue this market with high expectations.
Mr. Suren Ajjarapu has been with TRXADE Group, Inc. as its founder, Chairman/CEO. Mr. Ajjarapu is an entrepreneur with leadership experience, extensive executive management, and corporate board experience. Mr. Ajjarapu is an accomplished corporate strategist, fundraiser, and marketer. His vision and expertise in business performance have driven notable enterprise growth in the Biofuels and Information Technology sectors. Offering a rare blend of creative and operational strengths, Mr. Ajjarapu has demonstrated the capability to deal with cross-cultural, socioeconomic, and geopolitical boundaries as well as to expand or launch new businesses on a global basis with a keen sense of time to market. His strategic approach in developing and executing growth strategies, reducing cost basis, P&L oversight, maintaining business competitiveness, building world-class organizations, and increasing shareholders’ value is reflected in his work as Founder, President, and Director of (AMTX.OB) and as Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of International Biofuels. After graduating with a Master of Science in Environmental engineering from South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, he received his MBA at the University of South Florida, specializing in International Finance and Management. Mr. Ajjarapu is also a graduate of the Venture Capital and Private Equity program at Harvard University. Most recently he served on the board of directors of AE Biofuels, Inc, a public company.
Mr. Prashant Patel is an entrepreneur and a registered Pharmacist with experience in multiple aspects of the pharmaceutical supply chain. He started several starts ups including Retail/Community Pharmacy before expanding into pharmaceuticals distribution and sales, focusing on pharmaceutical disposal and reverse distribution. He has also been a consultant to several return logistics pharmaceutical companies over the years. Mr. Patel possesses an excellent vision to bring transparency, efficiency and cost benefits to US pharmaceutical channel partners. His unique understanding of the complex pharmaceutical industry has led to the creation of some of TRxADE’s most prized products and concepts. After graduating with a Bpharm from the University of Nottingham/UK, Mr. Patel completed MSC in Transport, Trade & Finance from Cass Business School, City University, UK.
Donald G. Fell is a member of the Corporate Board of Directors of Fiona. Mr. Fell is an economist with a career interest in environmental economics and economic education. He has taught at The Ohio State University, the University of South Florida and Illinois State University.Currently, he serves as Institute Director and Professor for the Davis, CA-based Foundation for Teaching Economics. He also serves as a corporate director for TRxADE, Inc., a Tampa, FL (US) based pharmaceutical company.He formerly headed the Executive and Professional Education Center at the University of South Florida, where he was a member of the Executive MBA and MBA faculty for fifteen years. He is past president of the National Association of Economic Educators.Fell has lectured in more than 40 states, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, Canada and China and has worked as a consultant for Sundstrand Corporation, the University of Costa Rica, PERC – the Bozeman-based think tank, the New York City based Securities Industry Association and Dow Jones & Company as well as legal, medical and financial advising firms.He has appeared on various local and national television outlets discussing a variety of economic issues.Fell earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics from Indiana State University and is ABD in economics from Illinois State University.
Accomplished business executive, successful in multiple enterprises, from private start-ups to public major corporations (Medtronic, Cordis, Vodafone). Lead executive in the initial IPO of Vodafone, largest spin-off up to that time, $900 million, and its successful ramp-up and sales growth, the cellphone service leader in Europe. C suite leadership positions in the electronics & medical device industry, such as: coronary & peripheral cardiovascular diseases, sports medicine, ear/nose/throat, spinal therapies, metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes, data communications/telephony, & wireless/wearable telemetry processors. Led and implemented strategic initiatives that added several billion dollars in revenue & market capitalization, creating over 10,000 jobs. Strong operational background and experiences including direct responsibilities leading operations in the United States, Costa Rica, France, Mexico, England and Brazil. Board of Directors member and executive contributor. Experience includes member of the Board of Directors of BodyMedia, private medical device solution provider for metabolic disorders, member of the Board of Advisors of the Florida Council on Economic Education, a not for profit organization dedicated to promoting economic education and Director of the Miami Rescue Mission, a homeless shelter. Active member of the NACD, National Association of Corporate Directors, currently working on the NACD Governance Fellow credentials. Fluent in Spanish, born in Cuba, emigrated in 1961, and raised & educated in the U.S.A., naturalized citizen.