Chief Supply Chain Officer
Kedar Ulman leads the Supply Chain and Manufacturing function at Diageo India and is part of its Executive Committee.
Kedar has over two decades of experience in Supply Chain and Consulting, spanning several sectors and countries. In his current role, he is responsible for Diageo India’s complex supply chain comprising a wide India footprint of 60 manufacturing locations and procurement.
Kedar joined Diageo India in 2009 as Chief Procurement Officer responsible for a long-term, transparent supply and procurement process supporting the productivity agenda of the company. Post Diageo’s integration with USL in 2015, he was amongst the first senior leaders to move as Global Procurement Services Director to Diageo Scotland as part of the talent integration plan. During this time, he also took on the responsibility of Director Supply Productivity.
Prior to Diageo, Kedar has held senior leadership positions with leading corporates like Accenture, Tata Strategic Management Group (TSMG) and Tata Motors.
Kedar holds a post graduate degree from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Walchand College of Engineering, Sangli (Maharashtra).