Krishan Kumar Chutani, who was previously the CEO of Dabur International and left the company in January 2023, has now taken on the role of CEO at Haldiram’s.
Before joining Haldiram’s, Krishan Kumar Chutani worked at Dabur for almost 26 years.
Krishan Kumar Chutani has been pioneering the innovation game at Dabur since 1992. Fondly known as KC, he led Dabur International business with an annual turnover of more than AED 1.2 billion and is responsible for its operation in countries in the Middle East and Africa, the USA, the UK, Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan, China, and Southeast Asia, CIS, and other emerging markets. As a visionary business leader, he has been instrumental in transforming a home-grown brand into an international leader in Ayurveda-based products, without drifting away from core values.
Dabur’s international success can be attributed to his keen sense of analysing the next wave in international consumer business and surfed innovatively to not just make profits but also breakthrough products. Dabur’s success in international business stands strong on KC’s acumen for exploring newer avenues to eventually build brands that are game-changers in their respective categories. He has crafted Dabur’s international growth story by spotting opportunities and has been a major driving force behind Dabur’s diversification and meteoric rise in various consumer product segments.
Mr. Chutani has a master’s degree in Business Economics Management from Delhi University, and he has also completed executive education programs from IIM Ahmedabad and Insead. Additionally, he has finished the Global Advanced Leadership Program from Kellogg School of Management.