President & Global Head - Treasury & Structured Trade Finance
Olam International Limited
Jayant Parande is the President & Global Head – Treasury & Structured Trade Finance (Group Treasurer) at Olam International Limited (a globally integrated supply chain manager and processor of agricultural products and food ingredients), and heads the centralized Treasury and Investor Relations functions, as well as the Structured Trade Finance (STF) division of the Olam Group globally. He is also a member of the Finance Executive Committee – the senior finance leadership team of Olam.
Jayant joined the Group in Nigeria in 1995, and was in charge of the Finance & Accounts function of Olam Nigeria as CFO of the Nigeria businesses. He was transferred to the Corporate Headquarters at Singapore in 1998 as Co-Head of Corporate Finance handling management accounting & reporting for business units and regions. He took over his current treasury responsibility in April 2001. Prior to joining Olam, Jayant worked for an edible oils & consumer goods company in Mumbai, India from 1990 to 1995 in the Corporate Finance & Treasury departments. Jayant obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce & Economics from the University of Bombay, India in 1987 and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Further to his finance & treasury roles, Jayant is also a member of Olam’s Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CRS) Executive Committee, and the Olam Group’s Operating Committee (OpCo).