Sekhar Natarajan was appointed as an Additional Non-Executive Independent Director with effect from October 01, 2019. He was appointed as a Non-Executive Independent Director with effect from August 03, 2020.
Sekhar Natarajan is a professional with high integrity and passion for results. With a focus on the Agriculture sector he has contributed significantly towards the growth of the sector and farmers, over the years. After his retirement and now as Managing Partner of M/s. S. N. Consultants, he continues to stay connected with the Agriculture Industry in providing advice and strategic guidance to local/international companies. He also works closely with Industry leaders and with Industry forums. He is also on the Board of a few Indian companies.
With a career spanning over three decades, he led and built Monsanto India as an organization that has been a growth leader and innovator in Indian Agriculture. Prior to his role as the Chairman of Monsanto India Limited, he was the India Region lead, South Asia Business Lead, Business Development Head, Sales and Marketing Head and Financial Controller. His stint as VP Corporate Strategy at Monsanto’s headquarters in St. Louis (USA) increased his global perspective. A qualified Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant, he possesses extensive knowledge and experience in Strategic Thinking, Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A).