Sunny Verghese

Founder & Director
Sunny Verghese

Executive Director, Co-Founder and Group CEO of Olam. Following the re-organisation of the Group, Sunny holds charge as CEO of Olam Global Agri and Olam International.

Olam was founded after Sunny was given a mandate by his employer at the time, Kewalram Chanrai Group, to start an agricultural-products business for the Group. Prior to his work with the KC Group, Sunny worked for Unilever in India.

Since 2018, Sunny Verghese has served as Chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a global, CEO-led organisation dedicated to accelerating the transition to a sustainable world.

Mr Verghese previously chaired CitySpring Infrastructure Management Pte Ltd, a listed Business Trust in Singapore and was also a Commissioner of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC). He has won several awards including ‘Outstanding Chief Executive’ at the Singapore Business Awards in 2007, ‘Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ for Singapore in 2008 and ‘Best CEO of the Year 2011’ at the Singapore Corporate Awards. He was also awarded the Public Service Medal by the Government of the Republic of Singapore in 2010.

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