Mr. Meghnad Mifra
Mahindra Agri Sector
Nominated – Indo-Finnish Business Committee

Leadership level Finance Professional with over thirty years of experience with large multi nationals and domestic companies in India with deep understanding of the operating levers of businesses with expertise in foods, beverage and agri product businesses.  Have been part of leadership teams developing business strategy with proven capability to drive change to reduce cost, enhance quality, and increase margins. Have experience in leading large teams in financial control & reporting, business planning & forecasting with over billion dollars in system sales. Have in-depth understanding of procurement in dairy and consumer product industry as well.

Career History




Mahindra Agri Sector

Oct 2017 –

CFO of Agri Sector a group of 8 companies comprising of subsidiaries, JV with foreign partners, off shore subsidiary and one listed company.  

Mother Dairy

July’15 – Sep 2017

CFO & Wholetime Director (Turnover of Rs.8000 crores, with 4 line of businesses)

PepsiCo India

July 14 – June 15

Sr Director Business Planning & Development (India Region)


March 13- June ‘14

Sr Director- Business Transformation (Turnover $2Bn)


Aug 10 – Feb 13

CFO – India Beverage (System turnover $1.2Bn)



April 08 – Aug 10

Director- Business Planning (India Beverages)       


Feb 07- April 08

Financial Controller – India Beverage ($1.2Bn t/o)


Oct 05 – Jan 07

Head of Treasury – Asia Pacific Region ($4Bn turnover)


Jan 03 – Sep 05


Head of Finance of PepsiCo India’s largest Market Unit – North (System Turnover – $ 250M)


Aug 00 to Dec 02

Business Planner – South Market Unit (Turnover $150MM)

ICI India Ltd

Jan 99 to July 00


Jan98 to Dec 98



June 95 to Dec 97

Chief Accountant – Corporate (Turnover – $ 200M)


Financial Controller– Nitro Cellulose Business (Turnover – $ 30M)


Business Accounts Manager in Explosives Division Turnover- $50M)

Union Carbide India Ltd

Mar”89  to May 95

Started off as Management Trainee and then worked in plants, sales branch, division and corporate office – I was the Management Accountant of Battery Division, (Turnover – $80 M) when I left.


Professional Qualifications:



Higher Secondary (Science)

South Point School – Calcutta

B.COM (Hons)

St. Xavier’s College – Calcutta


Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

  • Completed Lean six sigma Green Belt training in 2013 and awarded for being the first in the region to complete a project generating savings of more than million dollars
  • Attended “CFO as strategic partner” course at Wharton in 2013
  • Attended Mahindra Universe Program at Harvard in 2019.