Dr K. Rathnam is an expert in the Food and Dairy industry well-known in India and several Asian, European countries. He has worked closely with FAO, UNICEF and Indian government agencies on various health and nutrition programs. In addition to his dedicated efforts towards ensuring high-quality food and dairy production practices, nutritional security and food safety, he is also passionate about working towards producers’ economic self-reliance.
A proactive, focused, critical thinker who takes on a result-oriented approach, he is a dynamic and passionate team player with a strong sense of initiative. Over 30 years of his professional experience, he has pursued various domains like teaching, research & development, technology development, and management.
K Rathnam, the CEO of Milky Mist, a well-known expert of dairy industry is very confident about the industry’s role in India’s economic growth. “The dairy sector plays a vital role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially SDG 1- No poverty, SDG 3- Good health, SDG 5- Gender Equality, SDG 8- Good jobs and economic growth and SDG 10- Reduced inequalities, and it helps in improving lives and transforming the economy.”, says Dr. K Rathnam.
He also believes that Indi’s dairy industry has significant export potential. “Export of dairy products recorded a growth of 19% as its export rose to $471 Mn in FY2022-23 till now (April-December 2022) from $395 Mn in April-December 2021 of the last fiscal year.”, adds K Rathnam.
|Alma Mater||Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Gujarat|
|Profession||CEO of Milky Mist|
|Date of Birth||02-May-63|
|K Rathnam’s Age||58|
Awards & Recognition
- Product development and new launches of premium products
- Digital transformation
- Making the Brand name visible since last two years
- Name – Milky Mist
- Industry – FMCG
- Founded In – 1982
- Headquarters – Tamil Nadu, India
- Area Served – PAN India
- Website: https://www.milkymist.com/