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How I can help you

I am currently working on establishing an export business in California to exploit the trade opportunities with the Pacific Partnership countries and also on a marketplace e-commerce platform for agricultural commodity exports. 

I am an international agricultural trade and supply chain expert. During a professional and business career spanning over 35 years, I was the business head for two major food multinational companies. My direct international experience covered Asia, Middle East and Africa markets and a range of agricultural commodities and processed foods.

Starting in 2005, I built a group of companies operating in agricultural commodity trade and in financial intermediation.

Prior to my entrepreneurial phase, I worked with PepsiCo Foods International as Managing Director for the Gulf Countries. I was responsible for the design and execution of the entry strategy for the successful Frito Lay snack food business in the region.

Prior to PepsiCo, I worked for 14 years with Unilever India across supply chain functions are in product groups of Tea, Coffee, Meat & Leather and Edible Oil & Fat. As Commercial Manager I played a key role in the launch of Walls Ice Cream Business in India through a greenfield plant and a series of acquisitions.

After graduating from business school, I worked for two years with a non-profit institution focused on small and non-formal sectors of the Indian Economy.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Finance & Accounting
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Non-Profit
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Operations
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience
  • Banking, Financial Services and Insurance
  • Agriculture and Farming
  • Consulting, Research and Business Services
  • International Trade, Imports / Exports
  • Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations

Education

MBA 1979 - Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India;

Bachelor of Technology - 1977 - Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India