Leadership

Vikash Agarwal
Managing Director

Mr.Vikash Agarwal (aged 36 years) is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India. Prior to joining Pure Oil in December 2015 he was associated with a major metal and mining company, Vedanta Resources listed in the London Stock Exchange. He brings with himself rich experience of 10 years in the field of finance & accounts. Since Oct’17 He was appointed as Acting CEO and from 01.06.2018, He was appointed as Managing Director


Alisdair Sinclair
Chairman

Alisdair (about 46 years)  has 20 years’ experience within the FMCG industry, within both multinational and locally based businesses. He joined ETG from Lion Match (Pty) Ltd where he held the position of Group CEO. His career has spanned posts of Managing Director of General Mills, Sub-Saharan Africa and Managing Executive & Director of Tiger Brands’ Personal Care and Designer Group entities respectively. He is currently the Chairman of the Pure Oil Board and represents ETG Group where he is the CEO of the Consumer Brands  based out of South Africa. 

Michael John Rowland Lashbrook
Director
Mike age is about 48 years. Mike worked in the Agricultural sector prior to joining National Foods in 2008, latterly as a partner in a company that grew and exported vegetables to Europe and the region. Mr Lashbrook holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and a Master of Business Administration degree. He is currently the CEO of National Foods Limited.
Pradyumn Kumar Ganediwal
Director

Mr Pradyumn Kumar Ganediwal (age about 50 years) is Director and core Shareholder in the Parrogate Group. He is a Commerce graduate who hails from a family whose roots are entrenched in cotton, textiles spinning and in fact the whole cotton value chain. Mr Ganediwal is an astute businessman whose understanding of business and commerce has seen him take opportunities and turn dreams into realities in a business empire that now spans from cotton, maize milling, minerals processing and more recently Solvent extraction, a project created in partnership with ETG Group of Tanzania under the name Pure Oil Industries.


Rodreck Musiyiwa
Operations Head
Rodreck Musiyiwa (aged 38 years) is a corporate executive with astute finance and business operations comprehension. He comes from an accounting background having served his articles of clerkship with Coopers and Lybrand. A qualified Chartered Accountant by profession, he has wide experience spanning over a period of 12 years post qualification in industry and commerce having served both listed and non-listed companies. His career progression has a demonstrable record of contributing strategically and tactically at both executive finance and business operations level including overall business management and leadership.
Aman Jyoti
Commercial Head

Aman joined Pure Oil as Commercial Head in Dec’17. He is aged about 33 years. He is responsible for driving the entire Commercial function composed of Sales & Distribution, Brand Management, Marketing, Procurement of Raw Materials and Supply Chain. He holds an MBA degree with the Institute of Rural Management Anand in India and has a graduate qualification in Spanish and Latin American studies as well as a Diploma in Commodities Trading. Aman brings with him a wealth of experience in the commercial field. His last job before joining Pure Oil Industries was with Indian Multinational Edible Oil and Beauty products manufacturer, Marico, where he was the Buying Manager for Saliflower Oil and other premium oils. Prior to that he was with another reputable FMCG company called ITC which specialises in Food and Tobacco.