Dr Anwar Daud, MPharm, PhD, is Managing Director of Zim Laboratories. He established the company in 1989 and is responsible for the vision and overall growth strategy of Zim. He leads the R&D function and export business of the company. A keen student of pharmaceutical process innovation, his work in several spheres of R&D has resulted in a number of pharmaceutical manufacturing process patents and research publications. He is a mentor at many educational institutes, a proactive member of several professional bodies, and a distinguished speaker.