Valensa International Adds Sendhil Pani
to Lead Microalgae Expansion
ORLANDO, Fla. (November 5, 2018) – Valensa International is pleased to announce Sendhil Pani, former President of Rabo Bayir Inc., will lead the Orlando-based nutraceutical manufacturer’s expansion into the micoalgae markets, featuring Parry Organic Spirulina and Parry Organic Chlorella.
With more than a decade experience in business development, Pani will serve as Director of Sales for Valensa’s flagship Microalgae division. Pani brings significant experience in the nutraceutical industry, specializing in super-critical fluid extracts, global supply chain management, and new production development. His primary focus will be finding additional market opportunities within the United States area for Valensa’s organic micro algae portfolio, including Phycocyanin, Spirulina, Chlorella, Haematococcus Pluvialis, and Euglena Gracilis. Pani’s experience is supported by relevant education, having earned a Master Certificate in Global Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University, and his MBA in Marketing and Information Technology from the St. Josephs Institute of Management. His thought-leadership has attracted speaking industry engagements as well. Pani is based in Sandy, Utah where he enjoys outdoor recreation with his sons.
“The timing was perfect to ask Sendhil to lead our microalgae business into the future,” said Umasudhan C.P, Valensa’s President and CEO. “Valensa continues to provide genuine organic spirulina and chlorella, and Sendhil is ready to battle for the integrity and purity the industry expects.”
Pani said the primary strategy is to harness innovation, opening opportunities within existing markets, and creating new ones as well.
“My role will be to communicate clearly with our new and existing customers regarding the benefits of working with a world-class vertically-integrated microalgae company like Valensa,” Pani said. “Our combination of science-based, and quality initiatives, will drive our innovation model.”