IFMR |  Krishnan C V Faculty at IFMR
Krishnan C V

Area: Strategic Management


Areas of Interest

Name: Krishnan C V
Designation: President



B. Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 1971

PGDBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, 1973

Advanced Training in Industrial Management from Research Institute for Management Science, Delft, Netherlands, 1981

Global Leadership Program, Michigan Business School, USA, 1993

Areas of Experience:

I) CEO/President/MD  - Responsibility and accountability for the performance, growth and sustainability of the whole organization.

  • President , E.I.D. Parry (India) Limited, Chennai : 1992-96
  • CEO & MD, Essar Power Limited, Mumbai : 1996-99
  • CEO & Director, Sterlite Industries (India) Limited, Mumbai : 1999-2003
  • CEO, Sankara Nethralya , Chennai : 2003-05
  • CEO & MD, Konkola Copper Mines plc., Zambia : 2005-10
  • Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Vedanta group
  • President,IFMR : 2012 -

II) Growth/Restructuring/Turnaround/Large Projects

  • Major growth plans successfully implemented in Fertiliser, Pesticides, Sugar , Copper, Zinc, Aluminium and Power sectors
  • Wide ranging hands on experience in conceptualizing , planning and implementing Collaborations, Joint Ventures, Acquisitions, Mergers, Disinvestments in India and abroad. Turnarounds achieved in E.I.D. Parry, Sterlite, BALCO, Konkola Copper Mines, Sankara Nethralaya and IFMR.
  • Significant Community initiatives in the areas of child education and health in India and Malaria control, HIV/AIDS prevention and care in Zambia.

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