He was a regular columnist for nuFFooDS Spectrum magazine
Dr R. B. Smarta, Founder and Managing Director, Interlink Marketing Consultancy passed away on 25 January due to cardiac arrest. He was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at the Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai.
A regular columnist for nuFFooDS Spectrum magazine, Dr Smarta was a reputed consultant, corporate trainer and mentor for corporations in Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, Wellness, Healthcare and Life Sciences industry for over three decades.
He had made considerable contribution to International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), Delhi Pharmaceutical Trust (DPT), All India Drugs Control officer’s confederation (AIDCOC), IPA (Indian Pharmaceutical Association) for their projects. He had addressed many national and international seminars organized by IDMA, OPPI, Nutra India, FICCI, HADSA – Nutraceutical summits, Nutracon – Hongkong, Strategic Management at IBC–Singapore, FIP at Amsterdam, Ayurvedic Congress etc.
Dr Smarta was an author for two research books- Strategic Pharmaceutical Marketing and Revitalizing the Pharmaceutical Business. He had also co-authored the book (Mega) Market—in German and English and was recently a contributing author for Innovation of Healthy and Functional Foods.