Abhay V. Udeshi Appointed as International Castor Oil Association President

Abhay V. Udeshi Director at Jayant Agro Group, manufacturer of castor oil has been selected by International Castor Oil Association (ICOA) for the position of its President. He will be succeeding Marjorie Klayman. The announcement was made in the recently held Annual General Meet in Stockholm, Sweden.


Abhay V. Udeshi, Director, Jayant Agro Group

On the occasion Abhay V. Udeshi, Director Jayant Agro commented, “I am honored to be appointed as the current President of the association. I look forward to adding value and foster practices best suited for the overall growth and development of the association.”


Abhay will facilitate greater focus on ICOA’s vision through his expertise gained from decades of experience within the industry. In his current role he will outline strategies best suited for the global presence for ICOA. He will use his background and leadership to further enhance and enlarge the activities for the association.


The ICOA is an organization whose members are involved in growing, processing, trading, marketing and/or consuming Castor Oil. The main aspirations of the ICOA are the improvement in the agronomic conditions of castor beans, the development of new applications for castor oil and its derivatives and the dissemination of information to its members and the industries they serve.


Graduated from MS University of Baroda in B.E in Chemical Engineering, Abhay comes with a solid experience of over 30 years.


About Jayant Agro

Jayant Agro Group, with a turnover of over of Rs. 25,000 million is the producer of the widest range of castor oil-based specialty chemicals in the world. It’s R&D centre is focused on developing new products and applications based on castor oil and its derivatives to convert the molecules to products for markets and to turn ideas into solutions. The management of the Group have been pioneering the castor oil industry in India with an experience of over 60 years in processing castor seeds into various industrial and specialty grades of oil. Headquartered in Mumbai, it has 5 production units in India. The Group’s vision is to provide end to end solutions across the castor-based value chain and its customers.

Source: NV1

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