Board of Directors

Dr P. Marimuthu

Dr P. Marimuthu, Director of Biofarm Group Companies holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Tamil Nadu Agriculture university and a former Professor of Microbiology Department at Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore. He has over 33 years’ experience in biofertilizer technology, anaerobic microbes, biogas production, industrial enzymes and probiotics. His vision is to translate scientific innovation to end users using proprietary technology and bring benefits to society through microbial management for integrated agriculture.

Dr Preethi Marimuthu

Dr Preethi Marimuthu, R & D Director holds a Bachelor’s in Agricultural Biotechnology from Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore, Master’s degree in Drug Discovery and a PhD in Drug Delivery from the School of Pharmacy, University College London (UCL).
She has been a director of Biofarm Group companies for the past six years and is responsible for R&D and new product development. She has about 10 years’ experience in peptide and microbial formulations. She is actively involved in developing proprietary biological formulation for B2B customers. Her vision is to provide end-users with sustainable biological products in various sectors for better and safe livelihoods.

Mr Praveen Marimuthu

Mr Praveen Marimuthu, Chief Facility Officer holds a Bachelor in Mechanical engineering from Velammal engineering college, Chennai and Masters in Business Administration from Cardiff Business School, Wales. He is involved in the establishment of plants for various operations, from the processing of raw materials to the finished product.

Mr S. Udhayanan

Mr S. Udhayanan, Vice President (Business Development) graduated in Agriculture from Annamalai University, Chidambaram. Master’s in business administration from All India Management Association (AIMA),New Delhi. He has more than 45 years professional experience in Marketing, Heading various Agro input SBUs and PROJECT MANAGEMENT in corporates like SPIC, D1BP (JV of British Petroleum with D1 oils UK) and MANAGE, Hyderabad.

Dr K. Kumar

Dr K. Kumar,Vice President (R & D) holds a Ph.D in Agricultural Microbiology from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore and Retired Professor of Agrl. Microbiology with 33 years of experience in Teaching, Research and Extension in this field at TNAU. He is former Professor & Head, Dept. of Agrl. Microbiology and the Director, Directorate of Natural Resource Management at TNAU. His field of specialization is Plant-microbe interactions, Microbial diversity & Bioprospecting and Biofertilizers technology. He is a recipient of Tamil Nadu Scientists Award in Agricultural Sciences for 2013 from TNSCST, Chennai and host of other awards.