Simon George has been appointed as the new president of Cargill India. He is currently the MD os starches and sweeteners division of the company.
Recently, Siraj Chaudhry stepped down as Chairman and Cargill’s country representative in India for 12 years.
According to the company statement, “As he takes up this new responsibility in Cargill, George will continue his current role as the Managing Director of Cargill’s starches and sweeteners business, which he has been holding since his rejoining the company in late 2017. Earlier, he held a leadership position in Cargill’s flavour business from 2007 to 2011.”
George said, “I am honoured to take up this new role. I strongly believe in the India growth strategy set out by our global leadership. Working together with all our partners, I am sure Cargill will take an even more prominent position in the Indian market in the near future.”
George has handled numerous senior level positions earlier that includes developing business strategy, new markets, mergers and acquisitions, providing turnkey solutions and establishing business tie ups.