Subodh Chanrai

Subodh is the Executive Chairman of Fareast Mercantile Co. International Limited, engaged in sales, supply chain and distribution of branded products, in the food, fmcg and appliances space in West Africa and, also the Executive Chairman of Chanrai Investments (S) Pte Ltd.

Subodh gained his MBA from Bentley College, Boston, MA, USA which has since seen him take several roles as Director, including; Africa Lifestyle Limited, focussed on building retail in Africa, with partners such as Estee Lauder and L’Oreal, Afri Investments Ltd, and Director of Eco Health Limited, engaged in distribution of pharmaceutical products in West Africa.

He is also the Director of New Home Products Industries, engaged in CKD manufacturing of Scanfrost brand of appliances, and bar soap for P & G, Colgate, IFFCO and house brands. In addition, the company has joint ventures with Twinings, Ornua and Beiersdorf.

Subodh’s role as Director of Tulsi Eye Hospital in Nashik, India, which is a family charity, provides free eye care to the poorest or the poor sections of society.

He is a Member of The Boards of Regents for Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, Governor and Member of “Governance Committee” for United World College South East Asia, and an active member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organisation). Subodh resides in Singapore with his family .