Sunny Verghese

Sunny Verghese is the co-founder, group managing director and CEO of Olam International Limited. Olam is listed on the Singapore Exchange and ranks among the top 40 companies in Singapore in terms of market capitalization. In 23 years, Verghese and his team have built the business to S$17.1 billion in sales revenue for 2012. Today, Olam operates in 65 countries, delivering 44 products (organized into 16 platforms) to more than 12,300 customers in 70 destination markets and employs over 18,000 people worldwide. Verghese is chairman of International Enterprise Singapore (a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry). In May 2010, Verghese was appointed by the Ministry of Manpower Singapore to serve as the chairman of the Human Capital Leadership Institute. Verghese holds a postgraduate management degree from the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and has also completed the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School. [+]