Mr Vijay Iyengar
Founder and Chairman Agrocorp International Pte Ltd
Vijay Iyengar is the Founder and Chairman of Agrocorp International Pte Ltd, an international commodity trading and distribution house established in Singapore in 1990 and with offices in 20 cities in 13 countries as well as trading over 9m MT worth of agri commodities. This includes market leading volumes in grains, pulses, sugar, oilseeds, cotton and edible nuts in the primary Asian markets.
Incorporated in 2012, Agrocorp Processing the processing arm of Agrocorp International now owns and operates 6 processing plants. This includes 4 plants in Canada and the recent acquisition of Associated Grain based in Dalby, Queensland, a 61-year-old grain handling & processing facility and the opening of the new high-quality parboiled rice production & export facility in the Ayayarwaddy Region in Myanmar.
Vijay holds an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (Mumbai) and an MBA from Cornell University. He was the Chairman of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vice Chairman of Singapore Business Federation and is currently the Vice President of the Global Pulses Confederation.
Vijay was the keynote speaker at the International Grains Forum 2010 in Perth. He was also invited by the Government of Saskatchewan as a guest speaker in 2014 at Agriculture Trade Summit held in Saskatoon, Canada and has spoken at various other sugar, grains and pulses themed conferences.