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V Chandramouli

Pidilite Industries Limited
CEO (Special Projects)
Chandramouli Venkatesan has a strong corporate track record of over twenty-five years. An alumnus of Anna University, Chennai, and XLRI, Jamshedpur, he has worked in a variety of sectors in different roles. He started his career with Asian Paints in 1991 and worked across sales and marketing during his tenure there which lasted almost a decade. Post a brief stint in GE capital, he worked with Onida as VP, sales and marketing, for four years. After that he joined Cadbury in 2005 and worked there till 2016. Over that time Cadbury metamorphosed to Kraft Foods and Mondelez and his last role there was as managing director for India. In his decade-plus time there he has worked in a variety of areas including strategy, marketing, HR and general management across India and Asia-Pacific. He has now joined Pidilite Industries as CEO, special projects, with the mission to create and set up a new business for them.