Senior Management

S. K Sathyavrdhan

Mr. S. K Sathyavrdhan is a Post Graduate in Commerce, with a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations and Business Management. He is a certified Lead Assessor in Quality systems and is also a certified Executive Coach. He has a rich experience of over 26 years and has been associated with E.I.D.- Parry (India) Limited (EID Parry) since 2000 and is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources function at EID Parry.

T.Kannan

Mr T.Kannan is Sugar technologist from National sugar Institute, Kanpur and research experience in IIT Kanpur. He joined E.I.D. Parry in 2010 as unit head in Haliyal. Earlier to that, he has 11 years in DCM group, 8 years in Uttam group, Bajaj Hindustan in Uttar Pradesh, and a brief 2.5 years in Sakthi group in south totalling over 28 years in sugar industry. Sugar technology association of India has recognized him for his contributions to sugar industry over 25 years in 2011 in domain of technology developments. He is responsible for the Karnataka operations and cane development.

Balaji Prakash

Mr. Balaji Prakash is a graduate in Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy and a post graduate in Business Management from BIM Trichy. He has 20 years of experience in Sales, Brand Management and Business Operations. He has worked extensively in Consumer Products business and has launched and managed brands across Personal Care, Foods, Confectionary and Dairy industry. He started his career In Sales and subsequently moved on to Brand Management and further moved on to head businesses.

He joined EID Parry in 2017. In EID Parry, he heads the Sales and Marketing function.

Muthiah Murugappan

Mr. Muthiah Murugappan (Muthu), started his career in August 2004 with Indian FMCG major – CavinKare Pvt Ltd. He initially served as an Area Sales Manager in the Western and Southern regions and has worked in the states of Maharashtra, MP, Chattisgarh and AP. He subsequently moved into a Brand Management role and served as a Product Manager for the International Business Unit, covering the GCC and ASEAN regions.

In July 2007, he joined Carborundum Universal Ltd (CUMI) as an Exports Manager. CUMI is an integral part of the Murugappa Group. He subsequently moved to the US to handle CUMI’s trading operations in North America and in 2010 returned to India to head its Wear Ceramics business where he served till July 2013.

He then decided to take a sabbatical to pursue a Full Time MBA at the London Business School from 2013 – 2015. He has a Bsc in Management Sciences from The University of Warwick (Warwick Business School)

He joined E.I.D. Parry as Business Head for the Nutraceuticals Business in September 2015.

He is an Additional Director (Independent and Non-Executive) of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, a Nominee Director on Algavista Greentech Private Limited and a Director of US Nutraceuticals Inc. and Alimtec S. A.

He is also on The Board of Governors of The Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre and a member of The Advisory Committee of Chennai based VC Fund – Speciale Invest.

Mr.Madhu Sudhan Sharma

Mr.Madhu Sudhan Sharma holds a BE and MBA in Materials Management with a vast experience of over 25 years in Manufacturing and Projects. He started his career with SKOL Breweries, Uran, Mumbai and had worked in Manufacturing function in Organisations such as United Breweries Ltd, Marico Industries Ltd, Herbalife India Private Limited, Agrotech Foods Ltd in various capacities. Prior to joining E.I.D.–Parry (India) Ltd, he was associated with Crown Breweries India Pvt Ltd (100 % Subsidiary of ABInBev Inc. USA) as Associate Director – APAC South Projects.

Mr. A.Sridhar

Mr. A.Sridhar is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. He has over 32 years of experience in multiple organizations in several areas including Long Term Strategy preparations, Business Plan, Business valuations, Public Issue, De-merger, Joint Ventures, acquisitions, business restructuring, Accounting & Financial reporting, Internal controls, Administration, Logistics & Commercials.

He was with the Murugappa group for over 17 years and in his first stint, he was the DGM Finance in the Parryware division of the Company in 2000 and rose to the position of General Manager Finance and was designated as CFO for MIs Parryware Roca Private Limited in 2006.

Between 2007 and 2009, he worked as the CFO in Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. and Zee News Ltd.

He rejoined the Company as Vice President – Finance in the overseas operations, Valensa International in the USA. Upon his return to India in 2013, he took over as Head Operations for the Plantations Business of the Murugappa Group comprising of Parry Agro Industries Limited, New Ambadi Estates India Limited and Kadamane Estates Company.

His rich experience includes working in MNCs, PublicSector Undertakings, Indian conglomerates in various industries such as Manufacturing, FMCG, Tourism, Entertainment and plantations.

Mr. Biswa Mohan Rath

Mr.Biswa Mohan Rath is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, with Bachelor’s degree in Law.
Mr.Biswa Mohan Rath has over 24 Years of Experience in Legal & Secretarial in Various organisations. He started his career as a Company secretary of Hydraulics limited. He had a stint of 12 years with TATA group and held the position as Company Secretary, Asian Coffee Ltd and subsequently as Head – Legal & Company Secretary of GMR Industries Ltd and RSB Transmissions India Ltd.