Board of Directors
  • Mr. Nadir B. Godrej

    Chairman

  • Mr. Kondapally Bhasker Reddy

    Managing Director

  • Mr. D. Chandra Shekher Reddy

    Executive Director

  • Mr. M. Gangadhar

    Executive Director

  • Mrs. Manga Raj Chinthala

    Director

  • Mr. Balram Singh Yadav

    Director

  • Mr. S. Varadaraj

    Director

  • Mr. Jude Fernandes

    Independent Director

Nadir B. Godrej, is the Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL). He has a Bachelor's degree in Science from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Harvard University. He has been associated with GAVL since November 25, 1991. Nadir has rich experience in leading businesses, and has played an important role in developing the Animal Feed, Crop Protection and Chemicals businesses owned by the Godrej group. His active interest in research related to these areas has resulted in several patents in the field of Agricultural Chemicals and Surfactants, for our company. He is the recipient of the CHEMTECH CEW Leadership & Excellence Award 2013 and the 'Hall of Fame - Chemicals Award' - CHEMTECH CEW Leadership & Excellence Award 2017. He is also the recipient of various awards from the CHEMTECH Foundation in honour of his contribution to the Indian chemical industry. Nadir is a member of the CII National Council, was the Chairman of the CII National Committee on Chemicals and the President of Alliance Française de Bombay. For his contribution to Indo-French relations, the French Government has honoured him with the awards of "Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite" and "Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur". He was appointed as a Director of our company with effect from November 25, 1991

Mr. Kondapally Bhasker Reddy graduated in Dairy Technology from Osmania University and earned Executive MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. He is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Creamline Dairy Products Limited, Hyderabad. 

He successfully led the company in establishing Milk Chilling Centers & Processing Centers across Southern India. Round the Clock Milk Parlors and Mobile Milk Testing Centers, the first of their kind in the Indian dairy industry are his brainchild.

He is an active member of Indian Dairy Association (IDA) and worked with various trade bodies and chambers of commerce in different capacities. Mr. Reddy has conferred with the Entrepreneur of the Year 2001 awarded by Hyderabad Management Association, Hyderabad.

 

Mr. D. Chandra Shekher Reddy is a graduate in Dairy Technology from Osmania University. He is the Co-founder and Executive Director of Creamline Dairy Product limited. He expertise and experience in technical, plant maintenance and operations which are put to effective use to strengthen the technical aspects of the company. 

Prior to co-founding CDPL, he worked as Technical Officer in “Sabarkantha District Milk Producers Union Limited”, popularly known as Sabar Dairy.

 

Mr. M. Gangadhar, a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), has more than three decades of experience in the fields of Finance, Accounting, Costing and Management, especially in the Dairy Industry.  He worked for 5 years in Sangam Dairy as DGM (Finance) and served reputed private sector companies before joining CDPL as a Co-founder.

 

After the demise of her husband Mr. Chinthala Balraj Goud, who had been the co-founder and Executive  Director of Creamline Dairy Products Limited, was inducted as the Director of CDPL in May, 2020. She has pursued her B.A. and M.A. in Public Administration from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University.

She is the co-founder and Director of My Village Model Village Foundation (an NGO). With the aim to transform villages into model villages she, along with her husband, rendered extensive service in the fields of education and health-care sectors in and around Kamareddy, and is bent extending such services, thereby upholding the ideals of her late husband.

Balram Singh Yadav is the Managing Director of Godrej Agrovet Ltd., one of India’s foremost diversified agribusiness companies. He also serves as Managing Director of Godrej Tyson Foods Ltd. He has been the Chairman of CLFMA of India (Twice), an Association of Livestock Industry. In addition, he is a Director of numerous firms including ACI Godrej Agrovet Pvt Ltd. - Bangladesh, Creamline Dairy Products Ltd. - Hyderabad, Astec Lifesciences Ltd and Godrej Maxximilk - Mumbai. Balram began his career with Godrej in 1990 and over the years he has handled roles of increasing responsibility across businesses and regions in the company. He became the business Head in 1999 when he was asked to establish & lead the Poultry Business. He established the Real Good Chicken and Yummiez as the leading processed poultry brand in India. In 2007, he took over reins of Godrej Agrovet Ltd. as Managing Director and since, has put Godrej Agrovet on the path of rapid growth. In 2017, Balram was instrumental in taking GAVL public. The public offer received record response & was subscribed over 96 times. He is a regular contributor to National & International fora in areas of Food & Agriculture. Balram completed his BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science at Haryana Agricultural University, where he ranked 2nd in his class. He earned his MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad. He lives in Mumbai.  

S. Varadaraj is Chief Financial Officer and Head - Legal & IT, Godrej Agrovet Limited (GAVL). Varadaraj took over as the Head of Finance and Systems in 2005. In 2010, he also took on the additional responsibility of the Legal and Secretarial functions of GAVL and its group companies. A Commerce graduate and a Chartered Accountant, Varadaraj is also a qualified Cost Accountant and holds a Master's degree in Financial Management. He joined GAVL as a Management Trainee in May 1994. Varadaraj has been the recipient of several awards and certificates, such as the 'CA-CFO Award in the Agricultural Sector' from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, 'CFO 100 Award' from the CFO Institute for three consecutive years and a 'Certificate of Merit - CMA CFO Award in the category of Private-Manufacturing' from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. His hobbies include trekking and playing cricket and squash.

Mr. Jude Fernandes has vast experience in FMCG sector. He has 3 decades of handling high- pressure FMCG majors participating in exceeding competitive categories and successful launches of innumerable brands for Amrutanjan, GCPL, Godrej Agrovet, TTK Prestige, Big Bazaar, Lipton India, LIC, Union Bank, P&GG etc.

He has completed his B.Com. (Hons) from St. Xavier’s College Calcutta.

He started his career in 1982 with major companies heading the key roles.

From 2001- 2007, he was the President of Mudra Communication in Mumbai

Responsible for turning this office into Mudra’s largest profit centre and the star of the Group. Responsibility revolved around building this office into a complete agency capable of handling the largest clients, building dedicated teams to provide top class inputs to the clients.

From 2007 to 2011, he was the Executive Director of Mudra Communications and CEO of Mudra India Responsible for Mudra’s largest profit centre. Integration of the agency’s ATL and BTL offerings. Growth of South India branches, training and development of next line of key managers. Retention of key accounts and aggressive new business development.

From 2011 till date, he is the Corporate Advisor to L&K Saatchi & Saatchi, a top 10 advertising agency and Mentor to the MD and CEO. Responsibilities cover implementation of best agency management practices, advisory on key FMCG clients.

Operating Team
  • Mr. Bhupendra Suri

    CEO

  • Mr. Pramod Prasad

    COO

  • Mr. Mohit Marwaha

    Head – Marketing

  • Mr. PP Manoj

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Mr. Shravan Kumar Dullur

    Head - Human Resource

  • Mr Ramanujaiah KN

    Head-Manufacturing and Ice Cream

  • Mr. Gopi N

    Head-Procurement

  • Mr. Hiranmay Gupta

    Head-Sales

  • Shyamal Kumar Roy

    Head – Quality

Bhupendra Suri is the CEO of Creamline Dairy Pvt Limited. His prolific career spans nearly three decades of which 23 years were with Coca-Cola where he performed various roles in Sales, Distribution, Supply Chain, RTM and Franchise Bottling Operations. He led Coca-Cola’s national Franchise Bottling Operations business in India. He was the Managing Director of Coca-Cola Nigeria till 2019. His last stint was as CEO for Devyani Food Industries Limited where he was responsible for running the Creambell Ice-cream business in India. He has also worked with Bajaj Auto Limited and Asian Paints Limited. Bhupendra did his B Tech from IIT BHU, Varanasi and completed his PGDBM from XLRI, Jamshedpur. Bhupendra is an avid reader and a published author of two books.

Pramod is the Chief Operating Officer for Creamline Dairy. Till recently he was the Head of Strategy & Business Development at parent company Godrej Agrovet. Prior to joining Godrej Agrovet, he was a management consultant at Accenture Strategy. He has more than a decade experience in transforming businesses across industries viz Feed, Beverages, Consumer Goods and Retail. Pramod has completed his B.E., Electronics and Communication from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka in 2005 and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Lucknow in 2007. He lives in Mumbai with his wife Vineeta and daughter Yashvi. He loves to Travel, Read and Run.

Mohit is the Marketing Head for CDPL. He joined us in June 2016. He has worked in FMCG sector for the most of his career; beginning with ICI paints, Agrotech Foods and then in Reckitt Benckiser before moving into a Business role as South Asia Marketing and Sales Director with Invista- the erstwhile Dupont company. He had played a key role in handling Dettol portfolio for South Asia. Mohit has completed his Bachelors in Commerce from Delhi University in 1996 and thereafter completed his Masters in Marketing from IIM, Bangalore in 1998. He currently lives in Hyderabad with his wife Neenu and son Aadvik and Aaryavir. He loves music, reading, travelling and gymming.

Manoj is the CFO for CDPL. He joined us in April 2021. Prior to this, he has a successful career stint of 20 years across industry and other Business Units within Godrej Agrovet Ltd like Animal Feed, ACI Bangladesh and Astec Lifesciences.  Manoj has completed Bachelor’s degree in Commerce in the year 1992 from University of Calicut post which he completed a course in computer science from NCVT - Government of India. He currently lives in Hyderabad with his wife Divya MC and son Vishnudev. He is a traveling and photography enthusiast.

Shravan heads the Human Resources for CDPL. He joined us in July 2020. Prior to this, he has worked with Asian paints and Fitso. He has a wide exposure across multiple role in Plant HR, business partnering, talent management, organizational development and operations. Shravan did his Bachelors of Technology, Electronics and Communications Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology in 2008 and Post Graduate Diploma in Management – HR from XLRI, Jamshedpur in 2011. He lives in Hyderabad with his wife, Pooja. In his free time he loves to read, cook and play games.

Ramanujaiah KN is the Head - Manufacturing and Ice Cream for CDPL. He joined us in April 2014.  He holds a three decades of rich experience in Dairy industry. Prior to this, he had a successful career with Hatsun Agro and Cavin Kare Private Ltd. Ramanujaiah has completed his Bachelors in Dairy Technology from National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal in 1988. He currently stays in Chennai with his wife Archana KN and children, Jayanth and Mounica.

He loves music and reading books.

 

Gopi heads Procurement for CDPL. He joined us in July 2014. Prior to this, he has a successful career stint of nearly 3 decades across industry beginning from Arunachala Milk Products, Hatsun Agro Product and Cavinkare. He has completed Bachelor of Commerce from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu. He currently lives in Chennai with his wife G.Uma and Sons G. Chandrasekar and G. Rishikeshwaran. He loves to read to keep himself updated and build on his technical skills.

 

Hiranmay heads Sales for CDPL. He joined us in March 2021. Prior to this role, he has a successful career stint of 24 years across industry with companies like Asian Paints, Cadbury, HCCB, Parle Products, Godfrey Phillips and Heritage Foods. Hiranmay has completed Bachelor’s degree in Science in 1994 post which he completed his MBA in Sales and Marketing in 1996 from Guru Ghasidas University, Chhattisgarh. He currently lives in Hyderabad with his wife Mandira and son Abhishek. He loves playing cricket and reading in his free time.

Shyamal is the Quality head for CDPL. He joined us in April 2020. He is a dairy technologist with M.Sc (Dairy Chemistry) from National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal. Shyamal has two decades of experience in Dairy industry having worked with companies like AMUL, Hutsun Agro, Mother Dairy, Britannia Industries and Mazoon Dairy, Oman. He stays with his wife Sutapa and children Srijita and Sumit.