Mr. Venkatesh Parthasarathy, Managing Director Foodworld Supermarkets Private Ltd., has just completed 25 years of his professional career.
He graduated in Economics (Honours) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University in 1990 and he obtained his MBA degree from the FMS, Delhi in 1992.
He began his career with Titan Industries Limited in June 1992 as a Management Trainee and worked there for 7 years. After stints in Timex Watches Ltd., Frito Lay India and as an entrepreneur, he joined Marico Industries Ltd.
From 2002 to 2005, he was with Marico Industries Ltd. as Head of Operations to set up and operationalise the first 6 prototype Kaya Skin Clinics in Mumbai and Delhi. During his tenure, his role expanded at Kaya to head the North & East SBUs reporting into the CEO of Kaya Skin Clinic.
In September 2005 he joined Foodworld Supermarkets Limited (Dairy Farm International Group company) as COO for Health & Glow. For the last 12 years, his association with the company has grown with increasing levels of responsibility. From handling the responsibility as a COO with both Health & Glow and Foodworld businesses of the company, he was assigned the role of CEO and moved on to his current role as the Managing Director of the company.