Milk Mantra, a dairy food startup has bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of FMCG veteran, Bibhu Nanda as the Chief Operating Officer(COO). In his new role, Bibhu will lead operations and drive innovation and growth.
He brings with him over 25 years of cross-functional and geographical expertise (Indian subcontinent and Sub Saharan Africa) in the FMCG and food industry across key functions such as Sales & Distribution, Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain & Logistics, and Marketing Operations. In his earlier stint, he served as the VP & Business Head for leading food and agri-business company, Olam International for six years in Mozambique. Prior to that, he was with marquee companies such as Danone, Marico, Coca-Cola, and Godrej.
Commenting on his appointment, Srikumar Misra, Founder, MD& CEO, Milk Mantra said, “We are excited to have Bibhu join us at Milk Mantra. He brings with him phenomenal experience with consumer product companies, along with a unique combination of strategic thinking & operational expertise. His deep understanding of us as a purposeful startup and his wide experience with growing consumer brands with speed & agility will mark this exciting phase for Milk Mantra 3.0 as we accelerate our growth into new categories, marketplaces, and geographies.”
Talking about his new role, Bibhu Nanda, COO, Milk Mantra, added, “ I am delighted to be associated with Milk Mantra at a time where it is poised to leapfrog into the phase 3 of growth. Armed with the equity that Milk Mantra has created within the dairy ecosystem, with technology footprint at each stage it is imperative that we reach all our stakeholders and create value for them, be it the consumers, our farmer fraternity, the teams and eventually our investors and that’s our purpose. ”