Stedman, founded in 1991, is a leader in the manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical formulations. Our corporate headquarters is in Chennai (India). With a strong presence in over 30 countries, Stedman's brands are synonymous with innovative formulation, uncompromised quality and total customer satisfaction.

Our Vision

To improve the health and quality of life of the people and the communities that we serve across the globe by achieving excellence in innovations, quality, manufacturing and ethical marketing of pharmaceutical formulations.

Our Values

Stedman’s foundations have been built on ethical business practices and strong financial discipline. We follow all applicable laws, regulations and quality standards. We strongly believe in developing and marketing innovative products that are customer-need driven and meet the highest quality standards.

Our Team

Stedman is home for people of various diversities working together. Stedman's growth is fuelled by our team of over 400 well-qualified, dedicated and driven professionals. We firmly believe that development of people results in development of the organization.

Our Products

Stedman's brands are sold in over 30 countries across the globe with new countries added each year. Stedman brands are innovative and aim to address the unmet needs of doctors and patients. We take pride in our unique products with excellent quality at affordable prices.

Our Manufacturing

Quality, Safety and Productivity are the three pillars of our production processes, which are driven by well laid-out systems and standard operating procedures. We are committed to produce products that are designed, manufactured and delivered to our customers in order to meet or exceed their requirements.

Our Culture

At Stedman, we build our business relations on mutual trust, transparency and friendship. Our candid approach and commitment to deadlines have earned us diverse partners, associates and vendors spread across every continent in the world.

Board Members

R. Rajagopal

R. Rajagopal


Rajagopal Rangachari brings over 40 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. He started as an entrepreuner at the age of 29. He has founded, nurtured and shaped Stedman into the company that it is now. His passion lies in conceptualization and marketing of novel formulations with therapeutic edge over competitors.

Ramkumar Rajagopal

Ramkumar Rajagopal

Managing Director

Ramkumar Rajagopal joined Stedman's board in 2006. He holds a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.), Bombay, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from The Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A. He specializes in Business and Manufacturing Processes, Scale-up and Optimization.

Divisions & Group Companies


 STEDMAN WELLNESS is a division of Stedman Pharmaceuticals that specializes in consumer products. This division focuses on bringing world class nutritional supplements and healthcare products that are designed for specific requirements. Stedman Wellness has a team of experts and nutritionists who formulate scientifically researched and clinically proven products that offer optimum benefit.


Established in 2014, STEDMAN DIAGNOSTICS is a division of Stedman Pharmaceuticals. Stedman Diagnostics is the exclusive importer and distributor of HUMAN GmbH (Germany) range of IVD (Clinical Chemistry, Haematology, Coagulation, ELISA) reagents and instruments for the states of Tamilnadu and Karnataka in India. Stedman Diagnostics also has its own facility for the production of In Vitro Diagnostic products, where clinical chemistry reagents under the brand name SEDONA are manufactured.


ANABOND STEDMAN PHARMA RESEARCH (P) LTD was established in the year 2005 with the vision of developing, manufacturing and marketing technology-intensive products having applications in the dental and medical sector. ASPR is the first and only Indian company till date to manufacture dental composites and bonding agents, besides other dental restorative and endodontic products. The products developed by ASPR are manufactured in an exclusive manufacturing facility for dental materials.