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Expert in Food and Beverages, FMCG, Dairy and Milk, Agri-Business, Chemicals, Specialty Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Health Care and Medical Devices, Industrial Chemical Ingredients

Expert ID: 736154 India

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Expert has 34+years of extensive industry experience, is a Highly Qualified, Senior Professional Consultant, and is well known internationally. He has a Graduate Degree in Agricultural Technology-B.Sc. (Agri Tech); an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) and a Ph.D. (Doctor's Degree in Business Management -Marketing Area). He has long time expertise of the fast moving consumer goods, foods, beverages, dairy and milk, pharmaceuticals, chemicals and specialty chemical industries as a specialist in all marketing areas and is an all rounded expert both in technical and commercial domains. He is an independent consultant and also by self employment, he is the Managing Director and CEO of a company founded by him for trading of industrial ingredients. He was the Managing Director & CEO of Spanish Conglomerate from Oct 2003 to Dec 2013. The EU Multinational has large scale multi-industry industrial ingredients and chemical specialties business and affiliation with Top-ranking World leaders in various industries. He functioned as over all Head for building the large business of the company in India and Asian region from scratch and also pioneered in global business. Prior to this he worked 13 long years; as CEO of Overseas Business from 2002 to 2003, for Asia's largest Food Business Organization, the world famous, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd (Amul), India and also a further long stint of 11 years from 1986 to 1997 as General and Zonal Manager for Amul in India at its Top-Management. Earlier he was, the Vice President for Meghmani Organics Group of India during, 1999-2002, who have major presence in Chemicals, Specialty Chemicals and Pharmaceutical Generics, selling products World Wide. Further he was the General Manager of Core Healthcare Limited, in 1997-1999, an integrated world class Pharma, Healthcare and Medical Devices manufacturer with world wide business. Expert is well known as a reputed Expert Internationally.

Expert is a highly qualified, adequately trained and top of the rank Senior Professional, an outstanding performer with excellent and proven track record and time tested capability, an achiever in a challenging situation, a seasoned practitioner, having uniquely worked both in the Development Sector and the Industrial Sector, with exposure to wide-ranging development and industrial areas, as an all-rounded, astute trouble shooter, an able and diligent administrator, an affable and excellent man-manager popular as a thorough gentleman, with strong ability and courage to take challenges head-on and a complete leader and expert to be at the helm of affairs to nurture and drive for success in a mission.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Mumbai, Maharashtra - Pune, Maharashtra - Banagalore, Karnataka - New Delhi, India - Ahmedabad, India - Hyderabad, India - Chennai, India - Kolkata, India

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2000 Degree: Ph.D. (Doctoral Degree) Subject: Business Management and Administration Institution: Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India (with Resource support from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, IIMA )
Year: 1996 Degree: Senior Management Program Subject: Managing Retail Business and Trade Institution: SPAR Inc, USA.
Year: 1995 Degree: Senior Management Program Subject: Managing Brands and Brand Equity with Strategic Marketing Institution: Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Kolkata, India
Year: 1995 Degree: Senior Management Program Subject: Strategic Market Planing and Strategic Management Institution: XLRI, Jamshedpur, India.
Year: 1993 Degree: Senior Management Program in Computer Technology and Applications Subject: Computer Technology and Applications Institution: Apple Industries, India
Year: 1986 Degree: M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) [Post Graduate Degree-Masters] Subject: Master of Business Administration (Business Administration and Management) Institution: Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), Anand, India.
Year: 1983 Degree: B.Sc.(Agri Tech) [Graduate Degree] Subject: Agricultural Science and Technology, Agricultural Engineering and Nutrition Institution: Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar, India.
Year: 1979 Degree: Intermediate Science (I.Sc.) Subject: Physical and Biological Sciences Course (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology) Institution: Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, India

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2011 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Managing Director and CEO Department: Responsibilities: Over all Management of Business of the Firm.

It is a proprietary enterprise at initiation and development stage, led by his ownership and own effort, which was founded in 2011. It aims at working in the development sector and also by trading of various specialty products for numerous sectors of economy where Expert has a good deal of expertise, exposure, skill and competence relating to industrial sectors.
Years: 2003 to 2013 Employer: Comercial Qumica Masso S.A., Barcelona, Spain (EU MNC) Title: Managing Director and CEO Department: Responsibilities: Over All Management of Business for India and Asian Region

Built the operations and business of Comercial Quimica Masso S.A.(Popularly known as "Masso" and it is a Spanish Multinational) in India and South/SE Asia from scratch, did Liaison with local Governments and their authorities, Organizations of Business and Trade, also along with covering Marketing, Sales, Trading, Procurement, Sourcing and Exporting of Products of; Specialties of Foods, Agriculture, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Ingredients. Also developed business relationship with a large number of Indian Companies and some Sri Lankan Companies; undertook liaison with Indian Government and its Authorities; and Sri Lankan Government as well. Handled International Business Management, was responsible as Profit Centre Head for South/SE Asia and looked after General Management in operations and business of Multi Industry Products –related to sectors such as Foods, Pharmaceuticals, Petroleum (Oil, Gas and Refinery), Chemicals, Specialty Chemicals, Fine Chemicals, Cosmetics and Personal Care, Agro-chemicals, Textiles, Ceramics & Glass, Paper, Plastics, Rubber, Paints and Inks, and Electronics but not this list is not exhaustive. This organization, besides other areas, worked in Agricultural and Agro-Chemicals, and also as industrial raw material integrator at both ends (back end and front end ) for a large number of Industrial Giants in EU Region in the sectors named above. For its operations from India, South/SE Asia, Expert tried to build the relationship with more than 200 organizations from time to time, in all the sectors, including large, medium, small and micro enterprises, that also, has contributed to economic development in India, Sri Lanka and South/SE Asia at its level and by its own rights. During this tenure, from time to time, Expert also worked in inter-linkage with higher levels of National/ International Governments for different projects and operational domain of this EU organization.
Years: 2002 to 2003 Employer: Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (Amul), India Title: CEO-Overseas Projects Department: Responsibilities: Overall management of business operations in international markets.
Overall -Overseas and International Business Management

This tenure was significantly eventful by establishment of Dairy and Food Processing Operations in Overseas Locations, increasing Exports, and Sales-Marketing of Dairy /Food Products in South Asian Market, more particularly by the Dairy Projects in Sri Lanka. Also looked after the General Management of the overseas projects as its CEO. Moreover, worked hard to bring in success in International operations during this tenure.

Years: 1999 to 2002 Employer: Meghmani Organics Group, India Title: Vice President Department: Head of International Business Responsibilities: Overall management of international business

This was a Global Corporate Sector Assignment. Besides supervising manufacturing activities of 5-Multi-site Integrated Pharmaceuticals and Specialty Chemical Plants; in addition looked after Marketing, Sales, Trading, Exports, International Marketing, working as Profit Centre Head and looking after General Management of Domestic and International Business of Pharmaceuticals/Consumer Chemicals/Specialty Chemicals/Industrial Ingredients around the Globe in all the continents. During this tenure, also dealt with and did liaison with International Governments around the Globe in connection with Business Activities and Operations of the company.

Significant Mile Stone during this tenure
At the time of entry of Expert, this organization (Meghmani Group) was passing through a transition and had a hard slowdown in the business. Expert took the initiative to make the Strategic moves, he brought in international and latest technology of modern product processing and manufacturing, he carried out product innovations that became hot cakes in the market. As a result, the organization, saw a rapid growth in its business and Sales Turnover during the tenure of three years of Expert.
Years: 1997 to 1996 Employer: Core Health Care Limited, India Title: General Manager- International Division Department: General Management of International Business Responsibilities: General Management of Business at Global level.

This was a venture in the Health Care Development Sector, Commercial Sector as well as Manufacturing and Marketing of Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. The organization worked very closely with many countries and markets in different continents in selling healthcare, medical devices and pharmaceuticals for the well being of the ailing . As a General Manager of the International Division, dealt with and did liaison with International Governments in many countries across the Globe. Simultaneously, looked after the business and Sales/Marketing
in more than 60 countries around the Globe, handling the domains of Marketing, Sales, Trading, Exports, Manufacturing Supervision and General Management of this Healthcare Venture.

[ A clarification: Core Health Care Limited is existing today, but in a new name, as it had changed its name subsequent to my tenure, with change of ownership. The present name is : Aculife Healthcare Private Limited ]

Significant Mile Stone in this Tenure
While the Organization was passing through a tough time financially, he entered the company in 1997. Due to the whole hearted and well organized effort and befitting strategic moves initiated by Expert in the Global arena for 3 years, the organization was able to sustain and got to a comfortable situation during the tenure of three years of Expert.

Years: 1986 to 1997 Employer: Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Limited (Amul), India Title: General Manager (Zonal General Manager) Department: General and Over All Management of Business in the West-Zone of India Responsibilities: Heading the Business and Over All operations of Western Zone of India.

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