Kemin Food Ingredients Strengthens Asia Presence

Kemin Food Ingredients announces the appointment of Harish Methil as vice president of the Asia Pacific region. In this role, Methil will manage the rapidly developing Asian business.

“We are pleased with the infrastructure development in Asia Pacific and China and delighted to have someone of Harish’s experience and business acumen to lead this enterprise,” said K.P. Philip, president of Kemin Food Ingredients. “Our customers deserve the type of leadership that Harish will bring to the Kemin Food Ingredients team. I’m confident he’ll serve the team and our customers well.”

Prior to his recent appointment, Methil served as vice president of operations for Kemin Agrifoods Asia. He joined Kemin in 1999 to oversee the building of an agrifoods plant in Gummidipoondi, Chennai. Prior to joining Kemin, Methil was a project manager for the Murugappa Group. He also managed a commercial construction company in Saudi Arabia and provided project management consulting for several industrial projects. Methil has a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the University of Calicut, India and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.

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