General manager(sales and marketing)
Rise N Shine Biotech , Pune - Permanent contract
From November 2007 to December 2012
Handling sales and marketing of 8-9 million tissue culture banana plants sales, after sales service.
Procurement of banana fruits, ripening, domestic sales and banana fruit export to middle east.
Devised plans/strategies for enlarging the core market base of the institute based on market research data while monitoring competitor strategy and building counter strategies to increase the market share of the company.
Efficiently handled a team and responsible for delegating work to the team members, allocating targets, monitoring team performance through timely feedbacks, thereby, ensuring overall team productivity and quality
Designed & implemented marketing activities such as get-togethers, seminars, Promotion & Campaigns of tissue culture banana plants and Field visits and organized shetakari melava for enhancing brand visibility/ coverage & reach.
Identifying and appointing new avenues to enhance sales of tissue culture banana plants and working in close interaction with the sales channel and strategically securing profitable business.
Devising monthly/ annual sales targets and budgets and achieving them thereby enhancing existing clientele.
Accountable for making schedules and plans for training sessions to the farmers as per their needs & requirements and providing Technical support to farmers & hardening units.
Analyze the training requirements of the marketing team & farmers while evaluating their errors, organizing seminars, preparation of literatures, etc.
Ensuring profitability while maintaining strict control on purchase, operations, logistics and monitoring stocks, product availability and eliminating Accounts receivables.
Provide new directions and guidelines to farmers through being involved in banana cultivation and post harvest management to drive growth in business volumes as well as profitability.
Acted as a key participant in developing and maintaining good relationships with Govt. officials, Mandi Operations, big farmers. Convincing farmers for cultivation of banana crops. Control over procurement, purchase, pack house, export – import, dispatch, logistics documentation. Maintaining and updating farmer’s database.
‘International Training Programme on Food Industry and Agribusiness
The Wageningen, the Netherlands - Food Industry and Agribusiness
2007 à 2007
‘International Training Programme on Food Industry and Agribusiness’ at the Wageningen, the Netherlands in 2007.
Anglais - Technical
Hindî - Fluent
Marâthî - Native language
- Marketing and Nursery Management of Tissue Culture Plants of Banana
- Tissue Culture Pomegranate Plants
- Fig and Papaya plants
- Bio fertilizers
- Bio Pesticides and Plant Growth Promoters
- Agri Business Management Teaching
- Procurement of Banana fresh fruits
- Domestic sales
- Technical Support to the farmers
- Supply chain & Distribution (Logistics)