Dr. Venkatrao S. Sohoni

Dr. Venkatrao S. Sohoni
Independent Director

Dr. Venkatrao Sohoni holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and doctorate in Information Systems for Banking from IIT, Mumbai. A seasoned veteran of the agrochemicals industry with five-decade rich career with MNCs in India and the USA, he has held various leadership positions across Agrochemical and Pharmaceuticals businesses. He held the position of Managing Director at Rallis India Ltd. and Novartis India Ltd. and the position of President at Pharmacia India Pvt. Ltd., Biosys Inc. and Sandoz Group.

He has been instrumental in ensuring growth, both organic and through acquisitions and mergers, building successful teams, meeting established goals, and increasing profits for these organisations. He also serves on the Board of Fulford India Ltd. (a Merck subsidiary) and is advisor to Bausch & Lomb, India.

Top reasons to invest in PI:

Enjoys track record of stellar performance in terms of quantity, quality and on-time deliveries.

An important global partner with leading innovator agro chemical companies and MNCs

A rich pipeline of high quality crop protection products for farmers in the agrochemicals industry, crucial for India’s food security

Ethical, fair and driven by Trust, Adaptability, Speed and Innovation

Respects product patents, safety, health and environment