In 2006, Mr. Anubhav Agarwal embarked on his journey within the family business, dedicating himself to growth and innovation. Recognising the significance of the food industry, he passionately delved into mastering the intricacies of his ancestral business.
Driven by innovation and a commitment to his family’s legacy, Mr. Agarwal founded BN Agritech in 2011. This visionary move marked a significant milestone in India’s edible oil industry. Over the past decade, BN Agritech has emerged as a prominent B2B edible oil manufacturer, making substantial contributions to our nation’s economic growth. His stewardship has transformed the company into a leading player in the industry.
In 2013, Mr. Agarwal pioneered the launch of the group’s flagship edible oil brand, ‘Simply Fresh,’ with the aim of catering to institutional buyers seeking affordable, healthy options. The brand quickly gained prominence for its high quality among consumers. Later, to meet the escalating demand, he strategically expanded oil production by establishing facilities in Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat in 2015 and 2016, respectively. In 2018, a state-of-the-art refinery near Kandla Port further solidified the group’s industry standing, cementing its reputation for quality and innovation.
COMMITMENT TO NATION BUILDING
Under his unwavering commitment to nation building, BN Group transcended boundaries, extending its reputation through retail brands and venturing into international markets with the inauguration of an overseas office in Singapore. Today, the BN Group embodies not just a legacy but also the philosophy of “Building Nation,” thanks to Mr. Agarwal’s resolute commitment.
A HUMBLE LEADER
Humility is a guiding principle for Mr. Agarwal. He goes to great lengths to empower others, enabling their autonomy and fostering their growth. Being a perpetual learner himself, he consistently seeks innovative methods to keep his team motivated, ensuring they have a solid and dependable footing in the constantly evolving business environment.
The leader’s talent for effective delegation not only empowers his team, but also drives their personal growth. With a people-centric approach, he champions open communication and collaboration, while encouraging a harmonious work environment where every idea is embraced with open arms.
Mr. Agarwal seamlessly blends participative and delegative approaches to steer his team. He values diverse perspectives within his team to harness the collective wisdom of the group and create a sense of ownership and commitment among team members. He firmly holds that true leadership is not just about giving orders but empowering others to take ownership. Through delegative leadership paired with accountability, he instils a sense of responsibility in the team.
Mr. Agarwal has taken BN Group on an extraordinary journey from its humble beginnings in Agra’s timber industry to a dynamic powerhouse in the edible oil sector. His visionary leadership has led to significant milestones, including the establishment of cutting-edge facilities and expansive market reach. A defining moment in his tenure was the establishment of a state-of-the-art refinery near Kandla Port, which solidified his position as a leading edible oil manufacturer. Another notable milestone in his career was the creation of a cutting-edge facility situated just beyond the borders of Agra.
DRIVEN BY GOALS
Mr. Agarwal envisions expanding his group’s footprint across a spectrum of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) categories, spanning both B2B and B2C markets, while concurrently fortifying its global presence. Additionally, he contemplates diversifying the BN Group into a multifaceted conglomerate.
With a forward-looking perspective, Mr. Agarwal is poised to explore emerging sectors like renewable energy. Leveraging his extensive knowledge, he is steadfastly committed to making significant strides in sustainable and eco-friendly solutions, thereby paving the path for a more environmentally conscious and prosperous future.
GIVING BACK TO SOCIETY
With an unwavering commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility, he has steered the company towards becoming the epitome of ethical business practices. Under his stellar leadership, BN Group has seamlessly woven sustainability into its DNA, making it an integral part of every facet of its operations. From developing responsible supply chains to embracing eco-conscious production processes and sustainable packaging, Mr. Agarwal’s vision transcends mere profit-making. He aims to create a positive influence on the environment as well as the communities he engages with.
The strong-minded leader tirelessly continues his journey, advocating for environmental stewardship, the conservation of resources, and innovation, all while working diligently to offer consumers nutritious and high quality products.