Dilip Rajan

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Dilip is the Chief Strategy Officer on the East-West Seed Managing Board. He joined East-West Seed as General Manager for India in June 2018. 

He has over 27 years' international experience with a proven track record for driving strong company growth in high-paced organizations in both developed and emerging markets. During his career, he has led local and regional business units and P&L responsibility across diverse markets. He has also driven categories and brands globally. 

Dilip focusses on the management of large-scale change, innovation and strategic initiatives that achieve sustainable outcomes. He has experience across a range of industries-pharmaceuticals, nutrition, medical devices, and now agriculture. Professionally adaptive and culturally inclusive, he has worked and lived in seven countries — India, United States, Canada, Singapore, U.A.E, Bahrain and Thailand.

Away from the office, you're likely to find Dilip spending time with family, reading or watching the latest on netflix.

Bio

Team : Managing Board

Current position : Chief Strategy Officer

Works for East-West Seed since : 2018

Based in : India

Education

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Queen’s School of Business, Canada

B.Sc. Biochemistry
Bangalore University, India

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