Balram Yadav is Managing Director of Godrej Agrovet, one of India’s foremost diversified agribusiness companies. He also serves as Managing Director of Godrej Tyson Foods and Chairman of the Compound Livestock Feed Manufacturers Association of India. In addition, he is a Director of numerous firms including ACI Godrej (Bangladesh), Creamline Dairy Products, Polychem Hygiene Laboratories, and Aadhar Retailing.
Balram began his career with Godrej as Branch Executive at Khanna in 1991. During the last nineteen years, he has handled roles of increasing responsibility such as Deputy Sales Manager (Khanna), Factory Manager, Operations Manager and Deputy General Manager (Sachin). Balram was asked to lead the Integrated Poultry Business in 1999, and over the next nine years, established Real Good Chicken and Yummiez as the leading processed poultry brand in India.
Balram completed his B.Sc. in Agricultural Science at Haryana Agricultural University, where he ranked 2nd in his class. He earned his Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM-Ahmedabad. An avid footballer, he lives in Mumbai with his wife and two children.