Board of Directors

M. P. Ramachandran
Chairman & Managing Director

M.P. Ramachandran remains the driving force behind the company's progress. His vision and understanding of the customer's pulse has led to the company emerging as a formidable player in the FMCG segment.

K. Ullas Kamath
Joint Managing Director

K. Ullas Kamath is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary; he has topped it with a Degree in Law and has attended the Advanced Management Programme at Wharton Business School and Harvard Business School. He has completed Global Masters in Management Program from London School of Economics. It is under his leadership that the company has diversified and become a multi product FMCG Company. He has spearheaded the successful setting up of Fabric Spa and the Henkel acquisition.

S. Raghunandan
Whole Time Director and CEO

S. Raghunandan has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (Pilani) and has topped it with a post graduation degree from IIM Kolkata. Having joined in May 2012, he brings to the table his vast industry experience in areas of sales, marketing and strategic and tactical planning. He has worked with FMCG players in the bigger league which is the space Jyothy has now entered into.

M. R. Jyothy
Executive Director

A postgraduate in Management with an additional diploma in Family Managed Business Administration M. R. Jyothy contributes significantly to the sales, marketing and brand communication aspects of the company. She has also completed the Owner / President Management Programme from Harvard University.

Nilesh Mehta
Independent Director

Nilesh Mehta is currently setting up Access India Fund to invest in mid market, unlisted opportunities in India. He was the Managing Partner of Aureos Capital since January 2005. He is a qualified CA with a post graduate degree from IIM. His experience spans various fields in finance ranging from investment banking, private equity to fund-related activities. He is a veteran in the field of private equity and mergers and acquisitions of mid cap Indian companies.

K. P. Padmakumar
Independent Director

K. P. Padmakumar brings to the table more than four decades of experience in the field of Commercial Banking, Treasury Management, Capital Markets and Mutual Funds. A Graduate in Agriculture and a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers – CAIIB, Padmakumar has vast experience in the banking and capital markets arena.

Bipin Shah
Independent Director

Bipin R. Shah is a Chartered Accountant with a postgraduate degree in Management. He has also attended Senior Executive Programme conducted by Sloan School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Boston, USA. Currently he serves on the Board of various companies and the Company benefits from his experience with leading FMCG players.

R.Lakshminarayanan
Independent Director

An IIT and IIM alumnus, Lakshminarayanan has a string of successes in his career. He has worked with leading FMCG conglomerates across product categories and held eminent positions with top notch advertisement companies in India. He has keen interest in Business Strategy, Brand Strategy, Media Plural Communications and Portfolio management.