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MANAGEMENT TEAM

People are the greatest asset of InI with each employee contributing directly to the growth and success of the organization. The young and dynamic team is always ready to roll-up their sleeves and dive deep!

Dr Ajit Kumar

GM - Ops (Maharashtra)

Dr Ajit Kumar leads the Pomegranate and Banana farming operations in Maharashtra.

He has over 25 years of experience in agri operations with organizations like DFV, NDDB and World Bank. Ajit has managed over 1500 acres of plantations across banana, pomegranate and mango.

Ajit holds a PhD in Agriculture from C.C.S. University, Meerut (UP).


Ashwin Raghuwanshi

President (Arils & Quality)

Ashwin leads the Arils vertical and Quality & Certifications at InI. Ashwin brings over 15 years of extensive experience in Food safety & Third Party Inspections. He has been a Qualified Lead Auditor & Trainer and has conducted Third Party Certification audits for Eurepgap (GlobalGap), TNC, HACCP, Food Safety Management System, ISO-22000 and ISO-9001.

Prior to joining InI, Ashwin was Director & COO at FreshAcres Agri and Director at Agrofresh Foods. He has worked with International Certification Agencies like Moody International, ICL, European Inspections and with Certification Agency (Eurocert) as a Country Head for Food and Agro-division (India Operations) and Regional Head for System Certifications.

Ashwin holds a Master’s degree in Agriculture.


KALPESH KHIVASARA

GM (Sales & Supply Chain)

Kalpesh leads Sales and Supply Chain functions at InI. He is responsible for exports (EU, GCC and South East Asia) as well as domestic markets (organized retail and wet markets) for pomegranate, banana and arils. As part of Supply Chain responsibility, Kalpesh also handles fruit procurement from third-party farmers.

Kalpesh has been a part of the INI Group for over 5 years. He has led various responsibilities in this period including land acquisition. He has extensively travelled within India and internationally and an earthy relationship based approach to business building.

Kalpesh is a Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.