GrainPro Promotes A New Generation of Leadership
Washington, DC - GrainPro announced today the promotion of two employees to new leadership roles in the social impact company.
Rose Ndung’u, currently GrainPro Africa, Vice President has been promoted to a global role as Chief Strategy Officer, GrainPro Inc.
In this new role, Ms. Ndung’u will lead GrainPro's global sales and social impact work, as well as develop new strategic initiatives. The appointment is effective April 1, 2023.
“Rose brings with her a tremendous record of success in GrainPro Africa over the past three years, building a small division into a powerful platform for delivering sales and impact,” said Jordan Dey, CEO of GrainPro Inc. “I am looking forward to her partnership and the impact I know she will have on our organization, team, and communities across the globe.”
Praveen Gupta, currently the GrainPro India Country Manager, has been promoted to GrainPro India Vice President, with responsibility for India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and the Middle East. The appointment is effective April 1, 2023.
“Praveen and his team in India have built a first-class operation with a focus on supporting smallholder farmers and delivering safe, healthy food for our partners,” said Dey.
GrainPro is a profitable, social impact company that has doubled its growth over the past two years. GrainPro is currently reaching more than 1 million smallholder families with safe, hermetic grain storage solutions, reducing the use of dangerous toxic chemicals for hundreds of thousands of farmers.
“As we scale up to deliver impact, it gives me great pride that we’ve been able to develop our own team into the future leadership of GrainPro,” said Dey. “Rose and Praveen exhibit the high performance and teamwork that defines GrainPro. We are so proud of the work they do and the values they exhibit.”
GrainPro manufactures post-harvest management systems suitable for organic, chemical-free storage, solar-drying, and transporting of dry agricultural commodities worldwide. GrainPro’s patented air-tight technology allows valuable commodities to be handled in a moisture-protected, insect-free, and mold-free environment that maintains the quality, taste, and nutritional value of dried food for longer-term storage.
In photo: (from left to right) Solar Bubble Dryer™, Cocoon™, TranSafeliner™
For more information, contact Nadia Han at 202-921-6700, Ext 101.