News: Arjuna Natural appoints Anup Krishnan as new CEO


Arjuna Natural appoints Anup Krishnan as new CEO

Krishnan brings to Arjuna more than two decades of years of experience in innovation, business development, and operations.
Arjuna Natural appoints Anup Krishnan as new CEO

Spice manufacturers Arjuna Natural Pvt. Ltd. has announced the appointment of Anup Krishnan as its CEO. Krishnan will be tasked to lead the company to the next stage of market growth while expanding and implementing advanced manufacturing and delivery processes. 

Previously, Krishnan was working at Kraton Polymers India Pvt. Ltd as Managing Director as well as Technical director of the company. There, he was in charge of all the innovation programs from India. Prior to that, he has headlined companies like Syngene International, GE, SABIC and Momentive.

P. J. Kunjachan, Chairman & Managing Director of Arjuna said, "We welcome Anup Krishnan to Arjuna as the new CEO and head of the company. His vast experience in R&D, leading innovation and technological change and process optimization, will help take the company to new horizons, accelerate growth through innovation in designing new products, and enhance the essence and core values of Arjuna and its talented team of experts."

With his strong scientific, business, and technical background, Krishnan's primary objectives are to assure business growth by creating greater value to customers, offering innovative solutions and cost-effective delivery. Future plans include expanding in existing markets and entering new, growing markets.

Krishnan said that he is excited to contribute to Arjuna's journey of exploring and creating branded botanical ingredients that will make a positive impact on consumers' well-being. . 

"We're already building a roadmap that positions all the company's ingredients for increased success. Arjuna's strength lies in its professional team of experts and ongoing commitment to grow and produce sustainable botanical extracts. I'm very impressed by the clean, science-based product portfolio of Arjuna and look forward to expanding that portfolio to better serve consumers worldwide,” he added.

Krishnan holds two Master's degrees, one in chemistry from the University of Kerala and another in polymer technology from Cochin University of Science. He also completed the Advanced Strategic Management Program at the Indian Institute of Management–Kozhikode, India.

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Topics: C-Suite, Leadership, Appointments

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