Home Corporate Board of Directors Mr. Puneet Pokhriyal

Mr. Puneet Pokhriyal

Managing Director of ACI Godrej Agrovet Private Limited.

Date of Birth : 25th Aug, 1972

Education:

Basic Degree in Agricultural Sciences & Animal Husbandry from The First Agriculture University of India viz, G B Pant University of Agriculture & Technology in 1995 with Honours. Recognized as University Merit Student for 3 years and held 4th Position in the College. Received University Merit Scholarships in 2 years.

 

MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad – which is the one of the best Management Institutes in Asia Pacific. Passed in 1997 with Specialization in Agricultural Management.

Career Profile:

Worked in North Indian markets covering 7 states for sales of Agricultural Inputs like pesticides, growth regulators, organic manures etc. Achieved highest sales and profitability during the 5 years of work. Was promoted 3 times in 5 years.

Introduced the Concept of “Demand Creation” for the products which involved a huge manpower requirement to work at the customer level to conduct result demonstrations of the product and create demand from the customer level thereby creating a “Pull” for the products. Ranked among the Top 3 Managers in the Organization for Good Leadership Skills by European Assessing Organization, SHL Was among the select few to be nominated for Godrej Fast Track Leadership Programme.

Worked in West and Central India covering 4 States as Profit Centre Head for Animal Feeds. Became the member of the Godrej “Think Tank” Generated highest ever Top line and bottom-line growths in the region. Expanded business product lines Outsourced manufacturing.

Introduced the “Quality Audits” and “Online Process Checks” in the Processes and Plant Started Contract Farming for the first time in the region

Working as MD in ACI Godrej Agrovet Pvt Ltd, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Associated with American Soya bean Association. Also a member of bodies like Poultry Breeders Association, Bangladesh and Feed Industries Association, Bangladesh.