Our Leadership Team

Our leadership

The people who lead us,
The principles that guide us.

At Avanti, we cultivate an approach with strong foundations in leadership and professionalism. A work culture based on performance and growth is what we try to inspire in all our divisions. This has been made possible by the legacy left behind from the early years of the company.

Our Founder

Our Founder

Mr. Alluri Venkateswara Rao

The architect of India’s blue revolution...
Our founder chairman, the late Sri Alluri Venkateswara Rao, is a beacon of inspiration for all employees at Avanti. He has played an instrumental role in the company’s initial steps into the aquaculture industry. His guiding principles – vision, truth, hard work and prosperity; motivate us to sustain our efforts in innovation, development and customer relationships.

The First Steps

Chairman & Managing Director

Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. Alluri Indra Kumar

Steering us towards goals, everyday...
Mr. Alluri Indra Kumar, our chairman & MD, is a true promoter of Avanti’s ideals, its export-oriented vision and the longstanding goal of becoming a global leader in the seafood industry. After his graduation in chemical engineering, Mr. Indra Kumar helped establish Srinivasa Cystine Limited together with Sri Alluri Venkateswara Rao our founder chairman. In 1993, he established Avanti Feeds and on the directorial board of the company. Assuming responsibilities as executive director, he went on to deliver exceptional results in the company’s shrimp feed manufacture, processing and exports. Later on, in 2002, he took over the helm as chairman and has ever since, driven the business to its current stature as one of India’s biggest seafood companies.

Chairman & Managing Director

Joint Managing director

Mr. C Ramachandra Rao

Steering us towards goals, everyday...

Mr. C. Ramachandra Rao is the Joint Managing Director, CFO and Company Secretary of Avanti Feeds Limited. He is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and a Law Graduate. Mr. Rao has worked in the Department of Company Affairs, Govt. of India, Public sector undertakings as well as private organisations before joining avanti group . He has an experience of more than 40 years.

Board of directors

Board member name

  • Directors
  • Audit Committee
  • Nomination & Remuneration Committee
  • Stakeholders Relatioship Committe
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
  • Risk Management Committee
  • Avanti Frozen Leadership
Mr. A Indra Kumar

Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. C Ramachandra Rao

Joint Managing Director

Mr. N Ram Prasad

Non-Executive Director

Mr. A Venkata Sanjeev

Executive Director

Mr. Wai Yat Paco Lee

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Bunluesak Sorajjakit

Non-Executive Director

Mr. J V Ramudu

Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. NVDS Raju

Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mrs. K Kiranmayee

Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. V Narasi Reddy

Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. Karikal Valaven

IAS, Nominee Director

Mr. NVDS Raju

Chairman
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. J V Ramudu

Member
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. V Narsi Reddy

Member
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. C Ramachandra Rao

Compliance Officer
Joint Managing Director,
Company Secretary & CFO

Mr. J V Ramudu

Chairman
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. A Indra Kumar

Member
Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. NVDS Raju

Member
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. V Narsi Reddy

Member
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. C Ramachandra Rao

Compliance Officer
Joint Managing Director,
Company Secretary & CFO

Mr. N Ram Prasad

Chairman
Non-Executive Director

Mrs. K Kiranmayee

Member
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. NVDS Raju

Member
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. C Ramachandra Rao

Compliance Officer
Joint Managing Director,
Company Secretary & CFO

Mr. A Indra Kumar

Chairman
Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. N Ram Prasad

Member
Non-Executive Director

Mrs. K Kiranmayee

Member
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mrs. C Ramachandra Rao

Member & Compliance Officer
Joint Managing Director,
Company Secretary & CFO

Mr. A Indra Kumar

Chairman
Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. C Ramachandra Rao

Member
Joint Managing Director,
Company Secretary & CFO

Mr. NVDS Raju

Member
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mrs. K Kiranmayee

Member
Non-Executive Director, Independent Director

Mr. A Venkata Sanjeev

Member
Executive Director

Mr. A Indra Kumar

Chairman & Managing Director

Mr. Alluri Nikhilesh

Executive Director

Mr. C Ramachandra Rao

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Wai Yat Paco Lee

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Bunluesak Sorajjakit

Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Y Prameela Rani

Independent Director

Mr. K Ramamohana Rao

Independent Director

Mr. NVDS Raju

Independent Director

Mr. K Srinivas Reddy

Non-Executive Director