Mr. Shankar Menon has over 38 years of experience in the Tea Industry. He started his working career with Carritt Moran &Co Pvt Ltd and spent 30 years as a Tea Taster and Auctioneer with exposure to many facets of the Company’s business in both North and South India. He was elevated to the Board of Directors of the Company in 2004. In 2009 he was recruited by Duncans Tea Ltd as a Deputy Head of the Commodities business with exposure to quality control and tea procurement. Mr Menon joined Parcon as a Director towards the end of 2010 in Kolkata and is currently in charge of the Company’s Siliguri operations and the Orthodox portfolio. He also represents the Company on the General Committee of the Calcutta Tea Traders Association and is also on various sub committees of this body.