Leading Swiss-Indian food and technology platform Innoterra today announced the appointment of Amit Chamaria as CFO, Global Operations. Chamaria currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) India, and is Co-CEO of Innoterra India – a role he shares with Innoterra’s Group General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer Yashasvini Kumar.
Chamaria is the second leader from India to take on a global role, after Yashasvini Kumar, who was promoted to her global role a few months ago.
In his new role, Amit Chamaria will focus on building world-class financial operations at Innoterra and being a strong business partner to leaders across geographies. He will work closely with Innoterra’s Global CFO, Jonny Suter, whose clear focus is on executing Innoterra’s growth strategy and unlocking synergies through strategic partnerships.
Chamaria has been a part of the Innoterra team since 2017. He has played a critical role in ensuring seamless corporate consolidation and financial streamlining of the Innoterra business units. Named Chief Financial Officer for Innoterra India in 2020, he has been instrumental in ensuring operational stability and growth in the post-pandemic business environment.
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He is a senior chartered accountant and an experienced finance hand and has held key managerial positions at Infosys, EY and ITC before joining Innoterra. Chamaria will be based out of Mumbai and divide his time between India and Switzerland.
Having operations in 14 countries, Innoterra works on transforming the food ecosystem at scale to ensure a sustainable supply of healthy food to the world. Innoterra’s Nutrition Division works closely with farmer communities in multiple regions. The company’s completely integrated value chains ensure the highest levels of process efficiency, consistent high quality and end-to-end traceability of its branded food products.
Innoterra’s Platform Division combines high-tech and high-touch approaches to create economic and social impact at scale. The platform connects all stakeholders in the food value chain, providing 360-degree services to empower small and mid-scale farmers and other platform partners through transparency, quality assurance and improved access to information, insights, infrastructure, markets, and financial solutions.