C. K. Ranganathan


Mr. C. K. Ranganathan aged 58 years, holds a Bachelors degree in Chemistry and after a short stint in the family business, he set up “Chik India” which was renamed as CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. He is the Chairman and Managing Director of CavinKare Pvt. Ltd.

He was the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry, Tamil Nadu State Council for the year 2009-10. He was also the past President of Madras Management Association.

He is one of the founder-members of the Ability Foundation – an NGO working towards the rehabilitation of the disabled. He instituted CAVINKARE ABILITY AWARDS to celebrate annually the exemplary spirit of rare breed of individuals who have risen above their physical limitations to display that attitude is everything. He also instituted an annual Chinnikrishnan Innovation Awards to encourage small entrepreneurs in memory of his father Shri. R Chinnikrishnan, the man who pioneered the sachet revolution.

He was conferred the prestigious “Entrepreneur of the Year award” by the Economic Times in 2004. He was also conferred the award of “CEO WITH HR ORIENTATION” by the Employer Branding Institute which recognizes Asia’s Best Employer Brands in Singapore.

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