Satish Karunakaran

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Over 26 years of rich experience in transforming supply chains and leveraging technology across sectors like Fashion, Retail and Dairy. Satish has international experience when it comes to working in leadership roles, owing to the time he’s worked in the Indian subcontinent and USA.

An engineer with an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur, he’s been the COO of India at Fonterra Brands and was also the Director of the supply chain for the Indian Subcontinent. He helped managed end-to-end supplies, integrated business planning, procurement, manufacturing and even logistics. Before this he was at Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail as a Senior VP for planning and supply chain. 

During his free time, Satish is an avid traveller and loves reading fiction and non-fiction books. He stays in his Mumbai home with his wife, daughter and son.