Vinod Kumar Jain

Founder and Chairman cum Managing Director, Suraj Impex (India) Pvt Ltd, AV Group

Mr. Vinod Kumar Jain (50), is post graduate in commerce. Mr. Jain started career in purchase department in soybean processing unit of VXL India Ltd at Harda (M.P.). Mr. Jain served for 13 years, mostly in companies promoted by Birla, Glaxo and J.K.Group. Last position held by Mr. Jain was General Manager (Agro) in J.K. International, Delhi. During this period Mr. Jain has undergone various levels of experience particularly in commercial field and more particularly in export of agri-commodities.

With rich experience in agri-commodities trading, Mr.Jain founded AV Group's flagship company - Suraj Impex (India) Pvt. Ltd. in 1998 which soon became a well known name in export of Indian Soyabean Meal (SBM) and Maize to Srilanka, Pakistan, Malaysia , Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, Kuwait etc. The volume of business rose from mere USD 9 million in 1999-2000 to USD 163 million in 2011-12.

In 2010, Suraj Impex (India) Pvt. Ltd. has promoted soybean processing and edible oil refining company - Avi Agri-Business Pvt. Ltd.