Allcargo Group Appoints Ketan Kulkarni as Chief Growth Officer

India-headquartered global logistics conglomerate Allcargo Group has announced the appointment of Ketan Kulkarni as its new Chief Growth Officer.

In his new role, Kulkarni, a veteran of the logistics and supply chain industry, will collaborate closely with the chairman’s office to enhance overall growth and operational efficiency at Allcargo Group. He will spearhead stakeholder value creation across multiple businesses, including Allcargo ECU (under the proposed scheme of arrangement), Allcargo Gati, Allcargo Supply Chain, and Allcargo Terminals.

Kulkarni will also take charge of investor relations for key management professionals of Allcargo Group, such as MDs, CFOs, and the Group CFO, with a sharp focus on shareholder value creation. Additionally, he will drive global and domestic partnerships, nurture existing customer relationships, and cultivate new ones. Leading the marketing and enterprise account strategy of the group will also fall under his purview.

Kulkarni, with over three decades of diversified experience spanning logistics, consumer durables, FMCG, and beverages, joins Allcargo Group from his previous role as Chief Commercial Officer at Blue Dart Express (DHL Group).

“I am delighted to have Ketan on the leadership team. His proven track record, remarkable achievements, and deeper understanding of the logistics industry will help us navigate our company towards the next phase of growth. As we empower our flagship businesses with strategic independence and operational synergies, his experience and expertise complement our goal to drive synergistic growth to gain higher market share organically by leveraging our existing network and resources in India and overseas. We continue to optimize physical assets and capitalize on our tremendous brand value while continuing to be an employer of choice, all so painstakingly built over the last four decades. We are dedicated to strengthening our team and supporting the government’s continued efforts to develop superior logistics infrastructure, thus playing our role in the mission to transform our country into Viksit Bharat.”

Founder and Chairman of Allcargo Group, Shashi Kiran Shetty.

Kiran further emphasized, “Under Ketan’s leadership, our growth strategies will deliver superior value to our customers.”

Ketan Kulkarni himself acknowledged the group’s leadership in the international supply chain segment and expressed excitement about contributing to its accelerated growth trajectory.

He said, “The Group has firmly established its leadership position in the international supply chain segment and is poised for accelerated growth with unparalleled digital and operational competencies. It’s a privilege for me to be part of the growth journey of the group, and I look forward to collaborating with the leadership teams to further propel Allcargo Group’s growth while keeping customer interest and sustainability in sharp focus.”.

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