Del Monte

Management Team

  • Mr. Rakesh Bharti Mittal

    (Chairman)

    Mr. Rakesh Bharti Mittal, an electronics engineer, is the Vice-Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, one of the leading business groups of India with interests in telecom, agri business, financial services, retail, realty, and communication & media devices.
    Rakesh is the Chairman of Bharti Infratel, Bharti AXA Life Insurance, Bharti AXA General Insurance, FieldFresh Foods and Centum Learning. He is also on the Boards of Bharti Telecom, Bharti Ventures and other group companies.
    Rakesh is a member of the National Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) since 1999 and is currently the Chairman of the CII Development Initiative Council (DIC). Rakesh is also a member of the India Canada CEOs Forum and the India Pakistan Joint Business Forum (IPJBF) for strengthening and promoting economic relations. He is currently on the Governing Body of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), the Punjab Investment Advisory Council (PIAC) and is also a member of the National Food Processing Development Council (NFPDC), MoFPI, Government of India.
    A passionate advocate of right to good education, Rakesh serves on the Boards of several educational institutions. He is a member of the Executive Board of Indian School of Business (ISB) and the Campus Advisory Board (CAB) of ISB, Mohali. He is a member of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and also a member of the Round Table on School Education for Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.
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  • Mr. Rolando C.Gapud

    (Director)

    Mr. Rolando C. Gapud, Chairman of Del Monte Pacific Limited, Philippines, has over 35 years of experience in banking, finance and general management, having worked as the CEO of several Philippine companies, notably Security Bank & Trust Company, Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corp and Greenfield Development Corp.
    He was also the COO of the joint venture operations of Bankers Trust and American Express in the Philippines. He has served in the Boards of various major Philippine companies, including the Development Bank of the Philippines, the development finance arm of the Philippine Government. Mr Gapud holds a Master of Science in Industrial Management degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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  • Mr. Joselito D. Campos

    (Director)

    Mr. Joselito D. Campos, Jr., Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Del Monte Pacific Limited, Philippines, holds an MBA from the Cornell University. He is the Chairman and CEO of the NutriAsia Group of Companies, a major food conglomerate in Philippines.
    He is also the Chairman of Fort Bonifacio Development Corp. and the Vice Chairman of Ayala-Greenfield Development Corp., two major Philippine property developers. He was formerly Chairman and CEO of United Laboratories, Inc. and its regional subsidiaries and affiliates. UniLab is the Philippines' largest pharmaceutical company with substantial operations in the Asian region. Mr. Campos is the Honorary Consul in the Philippines for the Republic of Seychelles. He is the Chairman of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila and is a Trustee of the Asia Society in the Philippines, the Philippines-China Business Council, the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship and the World Wildlife Fund-Philippines. He is also a Director of the Philippine Eagle Society.
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  • Mr. Luis F Alejandro

    (Director)

    Mr Luis F. Alejandro,the Chief Operating Officer of Del Monte Pacific Limited, Philippines, has over 20 years of experience in consumer product operations and management. He started his career with Procter & Gamble, where he spent 15 years in Brand Management before joining Kraft Foods Philippines Inc. as President and General Manager. Later, he joined Southeast Asia Foods Inc. and Heinz UFC Philippines Inc. ,two leading consumer packaged-condiment companies of the NutriAsia Group, as President and Chief Operating Officer.
    He is an Economics graduate from the Ateneo De Manila University and an MBA from the Asian Institute of Management.
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  • Mr. Yogesh Bellani

    (CEO & Whole-time Director)

    Yogesh Bellani is the Chief Executive Officer of FieldFresh Foods Pvt Ltd. since 2013. He joined the Company in 2008 as the Business Head and founding member of the Del Monte Foods Business and was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer in 2012. Yogesh has a vast experience in the food industry, expanding over 21 years with the last 15 years as a Profit Center/Business Head.
    He has extensively travelled across the world and has developed in-depth knowledge of diverse markets ranging from India, South East and Far East Asia, North America, Western Europe, South Africa, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Mauritius and the UAE.
    Under his vision and leadership, Del Monte has become one of the fastest growing food and beverage brands in its category in a short span of five years. Currently, Del Monte is ranked No. 3 in Ketchup & Sauces segment and is the No. 1 Pasta and Packaged Fruits brand in India apart from being a preferred partner for all International QSR's in India.
    He has also built a robust export business catering to top international QSR brands globally. Under his leadership, Del Monte has grown its B2B business to become one of the most preferred partners for top international QSR chains in India and has won several awards and recognitions consecutively over the last four years. Prior to FieldFresh Foods, Yogesh was in charge of the non-rice business of Kohinoor Foods Ltd, where he led the project conceptualization and implementation of its state of the art Ready to Eat (ambient and frozen foods) plant near Delhi. He launched Kohinoor's 'Ready to Eat' products rolled out from this facility, across India and international markets, and also launched a range of premium spices and seasonings under the brand in the international markets of US and UK.
    During his tenure, Kohinoor was selected by leading global retailers (Tesco, ASDA-WalMart, Target, Coles, Woolworth's, 7-Eleven) and global food brands (Tiger Brands, SunRice Australia, Masterfoods) as an exclusive partner for their range of Indian and Asian Ready to Eat/Convenience foods.
    Yogesh has been a merit holder throughout his academics. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from University of Pune and did his Master's in Business Administration from Birla Institute of Management Technology. He has also completed a One-Year Special Management Program for working Manager at IIM -Calcutta and attended an Advanced Management Program from INSEAD and Leadership Development Program at Centre of Creative Leadership, Singapore. Currently, he is pursuing PhD from MDI, Gurgaon. Passionate about teaching, Mr. Bellani is a guest lecturer at some of India 's leading Business schools. He also serves on the advisory council of Birla Institute of Management Technology.
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  • Mr. Harjeet Kohli

    (Director)

    Harjeet is a part of Bharti Management Board and drives the strategic aspects of businesses, both across telecom & non‐telecom, by focusing on inorganic build‐outs, M&A, capital allocation, partnerships, strategic capital sources, corporate finance, capital structure, equity, investor management (private & public), investments, and risk management. He also plays the role of Business Sponsor driving core delivery & value creation for consumer & real estate businesses of the group.
    Starting as a corporate & investment banker & finance professional leading into business roles, Harjeet has over ~24 years of work experience. As the Group Director, Harjeet also serves as a Director on the boards of Bharti Enterprises Limited, Bharti Infratel/ Indus Towers, Nxtra Data Centers, Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company Limited, Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited, Bharti Realty Limited, FieldFresh Delmonte India, Bharti Land amongst others.
    Prior to this role, Harjeet has served as Director ‐ Finance, CFO of Bharti Enterprises, Group Treasurer of Bharti Airtel and has worked on several strategic projects for Bharti Group, across strategic expansion, large scale acquisitions, divestitures, IPO, QIP, Rights, buybacks, secondary sales, capital markets debt, equity market – across listed companies (Airtel/Infratel/ Airtel Africa Plc) & including business/franchise dealsin Insurance, foods, real estate et al.
    Prior to joining Bharti group in late 2008, he had 12 + years of corporate & investment banking experience at Citibank, across business build‐outs, product head, structuring, sales, relationship management, capital markets & full P&L based market management. Working across diverse industries and businesses he has been a trusted advisor for corporate clients across their strategic intervention needs, organic and/ or inorganic and across value curation, creation, enhancement and/or illumination.
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