Ingredients Insight Summer 2019: Interview
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Mr. Reddy brings his expertise in poultry science to the table along with 27 years of experience in the field of animal health. Having completed his education from reputed institutes such as Kakatiya University and IIM Ahmadabad, he is master strategist and inspirational leader recognized across industry. He plays an important role in nurturing our sales team and is solely responsible for the expansion of sales of the brand across the globe. Mr. Reddy presently leads the animal health division and has ensured a consistent CAGR growth as the business head. Apart from his achievements at work he has also been a recipient of several laurels, some of the prominent ones include the Great Manager Award from Economic times & People business group and the Long service executive award from NRS publications in CEOs forum 2016
Anurag Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Natural Remedies has been associated with the company for over 20 years and has been leading it for the past 5 years. During his tenure, he has seen the company grow and evolve into one of India’s leading healthcare companies. Passionately committed to the paradigm of “Harnessing Nature and Applying Science for Health and Happiness,” Anurag Agarwal believes in “Collaboration and
At Natural Remedies, the organizational culture where everyone – be it employees, customers, or partners – feels valued and respected is strongly merged to the business goals and the company is aiming to double its revenues by the year 2020
“Life is all the choices you make, and if your choice is based on profound interest, success is not a distant object”.
Shri R.K. Agarwal started his career in his early teens and remains an embodiment for the above said quote. His keen interest in understanding the benefits of herbs to animals and mankind resulted in what is known today as Natural Remedies Pvt. Ltd.
Armed with a strong scientific temperament, meager resources at hand and a will to succeed, he experimented with blending traditional knowledge with modern science. With persistent effort and the development of some very effective herbal combinations later, he helped lay the foundations of the company which has now become 30 million dollar enterprise.
Over five decades, Mr. Agarwal gained extensive knowledge on the medicinal herbs of India and their prudent use in restoring health. He was passionate about developing effective and consistent herbal products with delivering good value for money.
As an office bearer of various important associations, Shri. R K Agarwal has been a visionary and a spokesperson for the herbal industry. A few key positions he held include:
Mr. Baskar ensures an excellent business support to strategic goals and long term talent readiness plans. He ensures the quality of our pristine senior management all through the hiring process and in the implementation of performance improvement programs. Having completed his MBA from the XLRI, the industry has given him the know-how of dealing with people with ease, making him great at what he does. He also comes with over 25 years of people and culture domain which reflects in his commitment to ethics and Culture Building Initiatives at Natural Remedies. He has also been recognized with the Top 100 HR super achievers award in 2017 by Business India & World HRD Congress.
Prashanth D’Souza is a senior scientist and head of animal health R&D at M/s Natural Remedies Pvt Ltd. He has over 29 years of experience in application of botanical products for fostering animal health and productivity. He was the lead researcher who led to the development of India’s first wound healing herbal spray, Topicure. Topicure is a leading brand with over 70% market share in wound healing spray segment in India. He was instrumental in setting up various labs like microbiology, bioassays, cellular assays and animal health science lab at NRPL. He has over 50 research publications and a book chapter to his credit. He is the visiting professor at Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences , University of Bologna , Italy. He is a member of American Association for Advancement of Science ( AAAS). His research interests include : Biological effects of plants on animals, Neuroscience, Systems approach to understanding and solving biological problems.
Mr. Rajesh has been an Operations Management Specialist, for over 23 years. He has been actively involved in Supply Chain, Operations, IT strategy and development. He has efficiently ensured cost optimization and played a major role in the infrastructure development, supply planning & execution within the organization. He led the team which has recently been rewarded with Supply Chain Operational Excellence Award from ET Now and World Health Congress.
Deepak offers his expertise in chemistry and bioactivity of natural products in leading the R&D programs in the company. Academic credentials combined with experiential learning in the field of botanicals, from both research and market points of view, have enabled Deepak to add value in the journey of the organization. He has played an important role in the teamwork that led to development of clinically tested novel ingredients from Indian medicinal plants. Phytochemical reference standards offered by his team are now being used globally by industry, research laboratories and academic institutes.
Fondly called Venky, he is known for his exceptionally unparalleled professional track record and high ethical standards for over 18 years. An expert in the field of corporate finance and operations, Mr. Venky catalyzes business results, mitigates financial risks and optimizes cash flows and investments. To ensure a seamless service, he has raised long-term funds, led governance initiatives and driven various OPEX management measures for the company.