Cherukuri Ravishankar appointed as Monsanto India Limited Managing Director

Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 24-09-2018 20:15:00 IST

Monsanto India Limited has appointed Mr. Cherukuri Ravishankar as the Managing Director for its business across India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. He will assume responsibility from Ms. Shilpa Divekar Nirula.

Ms. Nirula moves on to a senior leadership position at the parent company Bayer. However, she will continue to remain a Non-Executive Director of the company. Mr. Ravishankar who has earlier been a Non-Executive Director of the company has been instrumental in conceptualizing and implementing strategic initiatives in commercial and modernizing supply chain operations of the company. He brings with him twenty-one years of experience across multiple functions including commercial, strategy and supply chain as well as multiple industries Agriculture Inputs, Consumer Products, Consumer Durables and Consulting.

About Monsanto India Limited:

Monsanto India Limited (MIL) - is a subsidiary of Bayer. MIL focuses on maize (DEKALB®, India's largest selling hybrid maize seed brand) and agricultural productivity (Roundup®, the world, as well as India's largest selling glyphosate herbicide). MIL endeavours to boost crop productivity through its advanced research in maize cultivation, access to a wide library of global maize germplasm, breeding technology and techniques, new high-yielding hybrid seeds, best-in-class manufacturing facilities, extensive agronomic activities and on-farm technology development.

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