Shankar Hariharan, PhD
New Rhein Advisor

Dr. Hariharan is the Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. At Amneal, Dr. Hariharan oversees Research & Development, Regulatory Affairs, and Specialty Pharmaceutical Dosage Development. Dr. Hariharan has over 30 years of experience in successfully leading branded and generic pharmaceutical businesses and has held leadership positions at companies including International Development Research, Forest Labs, and Par Pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining Amneal, Dr. Hariharan founded DermAct, an R&D ​organization specializing in dermatology. Dr. Hariharan completed his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy at Banaras Hindu University in India and his doctorate in pharmacy at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.