Arjuna Natural Pvt Ltd. (Kochi, India), a manufacturer of standardized spice and herbal extracts for dietary supplements, has appointed Anup Krishnan as its CEO. The company highlights Krishnan’s 25 years of experience in innovation, business development and operations.
Prior to leading Arjuna Natural, Krishnan was Managing Director of Corporate Operations at Kraton Polymers India Pvt Ltd., as well as the Corporate Technical Director for Innovation Programs in India. Previously, Krishnan was Head of Performance and Specialty Materials Group for Syngene International (Bangalore), a specialist chemicals supplier to healthcare and cosmetics.
Arjuna’s ingredient portfolio includes Shoden’s ashwagandha extract, BCM-95 curcumin, and Rhuleave-K, a botanical ingredient for pain relief.
“I am thrilled to contribute to Arjuna’s journey of exploring and creating branded botanical ingredients that will positively impact consumer well-being,” Krishnan said in a press release. “We are already building a roadmap that positions all of the company’s ingredients for increased success. Arjuna’s strength lies in its professional team of experts and its continuous commitment to cultivating and producing sustainable botanical extracts. I am very impressed with Arjuna’s clean, science-based product portfolio and look forward to expanding this portfolio to better serve consumers around the world.
Krishnan holds two master’s degrees, one in Chemistry from Kerala University and the other in Polymer Technology from Cochin University of Science. He also completed the Advanced Strategic Management Program at the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, India.