Venkatramanan has over 27 years experience in diverse areas covering financial and management accounting, commercial finance, taxation, treasury, and corporate restructuring initiatives.
Tata Coffee Limited has appointed K Venkataramanan as Executive Director- Finance on the board of Tata Coffee and Chief Financial Officer of Tata Coffee.
The appointment will be effective from 25th October, 2014 consequent to the retirement of M. Deepak Kumar, the present CFO and Executive Director- Finance. Venkataramanan is currently CFO for Tata Global Beverages, South Asia.
He joined Tata Global Beverages in 1990 and has handled multiple roles and profiles across various business operations. He has over 27 years experience in diverse areas covering financial and management accounting, commercial finance, taxation, treasury, and corporate restructuring initiatives.
He is a Commerce graduate and holds professional qualifications in Chartered Accountancy and Cost Accountancy.
The Tata Coffee Board has also appointed Sunalini Menon as a Director of the Company with effect from 23rd September, 2014, in place of Mr. D R Kaarthikeyan who will be retiring from the Board on 1st October 2014.
Tata Coffee is a subsidiary of Tata Global Beverages. It is Asia’s largest coffee plantation company and the 3rd largest exporter of instant coffee in the country. The Company produces more than
10,000 MT of shade grown Arabica and Robusta coffees at its 19 estates in South India and its two Instant Coffee manufacturing facilities have a combined installed capacity of 8400 metric tonnes. It exports green coffee to countries in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America.