Transforming The Food Economy
3-5 November, 2017 | Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India


Mr. Sudhakar Rao Desai

Mr. Sudhakar Rao Desai

Designation : Chief Executive Officer


Industry : Edible Oil and Bio diesel

Headquarters : 687 ANANDAPUR, EMBYPASS, 3RD FLOOR, KOLKATA – 700 107

Speaking in : Opportunity in Positive Nutrition – Nutraceuticals and Fortified Products

Global Presence :

  • EAL is  part of the Rs.12,000 Crs business conglomerate, Emami Group
  • Emami Group is engaged in the business of personal and health care products, paper, hospitals, edible oils, bio-diesel, cement, real estate, retail chains, power and art
  • The Flagship Co. of Emami Ltd. is one of the leading FMCG companies in India operating in beauty and healthcare spaces.
  • The Company's has over 300 products based on Ayurvedic formulations include many household brand names such as BoroPlus, Navratna, Fair and Handsome, Zandu balm, Mentho Plus balm and Fast Relief
  • Emami Group has global presence in over 60 countries including GCC, Europe, Africa, CIS countries and the SAARC

India Presence :

  • EAL is headquartered in Kolkata with a national foot print of sales and distribution EAL is the second largest player in the Indian Edible Oil industry with its brands 'Healthy & Tasty' and 'Himani Best Choice' It has 2 state-of-the-art refineries in Haldia, West Bengal and Krishnapatnam, Andhra Pradesh with total capacity of over 5500 tons per day.

Company Profile :

  • EAL Revenue : Rs. 6,500 Crs
  • Part of the strong FMCG group Emami Ltd which has total turnover of 12,000 Crs and market cap of Rs. 50,000 Crs. Largest manufacturer and supplier of Bio fuel to Indian Railways and Oil marketing companies.

Personal Profile :

  • Joined EAL in 2013 as CEO and has led the company to achieve a four - fold growth
  • Management Graduation from IRMA, Gujarat
  • Has over 32 years of experience in all facets of agri-business/ edible oil.
  • An active member of Industry Trade Bodies like SEA (Solvent Extractors Association) and has served as the Director of Bombay Commodity Exchange. Also a Product Committee member of NCDEX.
  • Prior to joining Emami Agrotech Limited as the CEO/Director, Mr. Desai was with
  • Bunge India Pvt. Ltd (Major player in agribusiness globally) as Director/Vice President. – 13 years
  • Worked as Chief Trader, with ITC Agrotech/ ConAgra- 7 years

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