Capital Foods, the parent company of Ching’s Secret and Smith & Jones, appoints S Raghunandan as the CEO with effect from February 7, 2022. In a professional career spanning three decades, S Raghunandan brings in vast experience in leadership roles with leading Indian and multi-national organizations in the consumer space. It includes Hindustan Unilever, Dabur India, Paras Pharmaceuticals and Reckitt Benckiser India. In his last role, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Jyothy Laboratories Ltd.
Ajay Gupta, Chairman, Capital Foods said that he is delighted to welcome Raghunandan as the CEO. “Given his stellar record of performance and expertise in leading consumer businesses, I am confident that Capital Foods will flourish under his leadership,” he further added.
S Raghunandan believes that with a strong line-up of products that are loved by consumers in India and globally, the Company offers a formidable platform for growth. He is excited by the opportunity and is delighted to lead the team on this journey. “Over the years, the Company has grown to be synonymous with desi-Chinese cuisine and is among the largest packaged food companies in the country,” he adds.