In his last role, Krishnan held dual responsibilities at Kraton Polymers India
Anup Krishnan, CEO, Arjuna Natural
Arjuna Natural has appointed Anup Krishnan as CEO to lead the company through its next stages, which include an expansion of its manufacturing capacity and implementing advanced processes.
Krishnan brings 25 years of experience in business development, and operations. In his last role, Krishnan held dual responsibilities at Kraton Polymers India. He was both MD of company operations and the company’s Technical Director. Prior to this, Krishnan headed the Performance & Specialty Materials group for Syngene International in Bangalore, focusing on specialty chemicals for healthcare and cosmetics.
Krishnan holds two Master’s degrees, one in chemistry from the University of Kerala and another in polymer technology from Cochin University of Science.
“We welcome Anup Krishnan to Arjuna as the new CEO and head of the company,” said P. J. Kunjachan, Chair & MD of Arjuna. “His vast experience in R&D, leading innovation and technological change and process optimisation, 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.”
“I’m excited to contribute to Arjuna’s journey of exploring and creating branded botanical ingredients that will make a positive impact on consumers’ well-being,” said Krishnan. “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.”