Corporate-Key People

Mr. RKS Prasad, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. RKS Prasad, Chief Financial Officer, is a Commerce Graduate from the University of Madras and a Chartered Accountant. He has 27 years of experience spread across various Industries. He started his career in 1986 in the Chlor-Alkali industry, then moved to Bulk Drug, Paper, Power, and Sugar industries prior to joining Nagarjuna Agrichem Limited.

Mr. Manikkam Natarajan, Executive Vice President - Sales & Marketing

Mr. Manikkam Natarajan, Executive Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, is a graduate in Agriculture and a post graduate in Business Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. He has 25 years of experience in the Agrochemical industry.

Mr. G Jagannadha Rao, Executive Vice President - Exports

Mr. G Jagannadha Rao, Executive Vice President Exports, is an Agriculture Graduate with an MBA. He also did the Executive Post Graduation Programme in Strategic Management from IIM, Kozhikode. He brings with him 25 years of experience in marketing of agribusiness in India and abroad in addition to experience in the IT sector.

Mr. S Chandrasekhar, Senior Vice President, Corporate - Human Potential Development

Mr. S Chandrasekhar, Senior Vice President, Corporate - Human Potential Development, is a graduate in Commerce and Law. He holds a post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management, Industrial Relations and Labour Welfare. He has more than 33 years of rich experience in all the relevant aspects of HR function, having worked in large industrial houses in India.

Dr B Saha, Chief R&D Officer

Dr. B Saha, Chief R&D officer, has been a Gold medalist throughout his academic career, including the Homi Bhabha Gold medal. Dr. Saha did his post-doctoral research in Canada and the US with Nobel Laureates. He also holds a Masters in Business Administration. He has been on the editorial boards of Farm Chemicals International, Indian Society of Environmental Science and Technology (ISEST) and Carbohydrate Newsletters. He was a steering Committee member of the Government of India sponsored ‘New Millennium Indian Technology Leadership Initiative Project’. He is a renowned speaker in agrochemical forums in India and abroad. Dr. Saha worked with Pfizer, Monsanto and Gharda Chemicals prior to his engagement with Nagarjuna Agrichem.

Mr. Harish Bijlwan, Vice President - Operations & Technology

Mr. Harish Bijlwan, Vice President - Operations & Technology, is a B Tech in Chemical Engineering from HBTI, Kanpur. Harish has over 26 yrs of experience in Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Projects & Commissioning of process Plants. He is a trained Six Sigma professional. He worked with Synthetic & Chemicals Limited, ICI India Limited, Jubilant Organosys Limited and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories before joining Nagarjuna Agrichem in 2009.

Mr. J Satyanarayan Das, Vice President - Manufacturing

Mr. J Satyanarayan Das Vice President - Manufacturing heads the Ethakota Plant. He is a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering. He has 37 Years of experience in fertilizer and chemical industries in the areas of operations, maintenance and general management. He has also been involved in many green field projects in agrochemicals & petrochemicals in India and abroad.

C Varada Rajulu, Vice President - Manufacturing

Mr. C Varada Rajulu, Vice-President Manufacturing, Srikakulam is an Electrical Engineer from Andhra University and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management and Six Sigma Black Belt.  He has over 30 years of experience in Engineering, Chemicals, Fine Chemicals, Petro Chemicals and Pharma sectors. He worked with Continental Carbon India, Hi-Tech Carbon and TCL Industries sdn Bhd in India and abroad. Prior to joining Nagarjuna Agrichem Limited, he was associated with Jubilant Life Sciences Limited.

Mr. Amit Taparia, Vice President - SCM & IT

Mr. Amit Taparia, Vice President heads the Supply Chain, Sourcing & IT. He has 17 years of experience in reputed manufacturing industries in India. He is an Industrial and Production Engineer with MBA from Asian Institute of Management, Manila, Philippines. He is a trained Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing professional.

Dr. Venkatesan Subbusamy, Senior General Manager-Registration and Regulatory Affairs

Dr. Venkatesan Subbusamy has 20 years experience in the field of agrochemicals, particularly in product development, regulatory affairs, business development and export functions. Along with Masters & Doctorate in agriculture, he holds PGDBM (Marketing) from Symbiosis University, Pune and a Diploma in patent Law from NALSAR University, Hyderabad. Prior to Nagarjuna Agrichem, Dr. Venkatesan Subbusamy was associated with Zibo Nab Agrochemical Ltd, Shanghai, China, UPL, Sudarshan Chemical Industries Ltd, IIBAT (GLP Lab), Chennai, Green-Tech agro products, Coimbatore in various capacities.

Mr. Satish Kumar Subudhi, Company Secretary & Head - Legal

Mr. Satish Kumar Subudhi, Company Secretary & Head - Legal, brings with him 16 years of experience. He is an associate member of ‘Company Secretaries of India’. He is a Law graduate and a Chartered Financial Analyst from the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India. He worked with Zen Technologies Ltd, Regency Ceramics Ltd, and Penna Cement Group prior to joining Nagarjuna Agrichem.

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