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AgNext strengthens its leadership, on-boards Rohit Pajni as Chief Business Officer

Mr. Pajni will lead the company’s business expansion in domestic and international markets

Gurugram   : AgNext Technologies, a leading global agritech company, has on-boarded Rohit Pajni as Chief Business Officer (CBO) to spearhead its domestic & global agri-trade business. Prior to this, he headed ITC’s wheat business, its country-wide supply chain & operations. He was responsible for scaling up the company’s leading brands like Aashirvaad & Sunfeast, as well as expanding the external business portfolio in domestic & global markets. He also anchored the digital transformation of sourcing & supply chain for ITC’s commodity business to enhance competitiveness, drive agility & improve efficiency.

Mr. Taranjeet Singh Bhamra, Founder & CEO, AgNext Technologies welcomed Mr. Pajni in his new role and stated on the announcement, “Rohit has led an illustrious career in leading and driving agri-trade operations, value chain management and business development at ITC. He is a forward-thinking business leader who has anchored many first-of-their-kind digital transformation initiatives during his career. Here at AgNext, he will tap into this experience to develop and scale our businesses, both in India and globally, to keep pace with the increased demand for our integrated solutions. Rohit will lead and strengthen our business expansion efforts, and will also build power-packed high performance teams to drive large-scale programs across the country.”

”It is our pleasure to welcome Rohit to the team and together, we aim to scale our mission of enabling quality-based food trade and ensuring quality food for billions!” he further added.

Mr. Rohit Pajni said, “AgNext has successfully established technological excellence to tackle nuanced challenges in agricultural trade. The company is on a rapid growth path to massively scale these solutions across agri-food supply chains for multiple commodities, across the country and beyond. This will bring in significant productivity and profitability gains for all stakeholders in the ecosystem. I am delighted to join the leadership team at AgNext and be a part of their bold mission to transform global food trade.” .

Rohit Pajni is a seasoned business veteran with 15+ years of experience in leading multiple business divisions and programs at ITC limited. Over the years, he has worked with agricultural leaders across the country as well as globally, and been at the forefront of India’s agri-food value chain evolution.