The current Chairman of the IEC is Suresh Chitturi from India.
Role: IEC ChairmanTerm: Sep 2019 - Sep 2021
Suresh Chitturi took on the role of IEC Chairman in September 2019, during the IEC Copenhagen Conference. Suresh leads Srinivasa Farms, a dominant force in the Indian Poultry Industry for the last 50 years. After assuming leadership, Suresh has steered Srinivasa to achieve sustainably high growth through expansion and diversification. Srinivasa is involved in Chicken Breeding, Chicken & Egg Processing, Feed Manufacturing and also Soya Oil Extraction and Processing. His work has led to the company being recognised for always doing what is best for the individual farmers, industry and the country. Adopting a farmer first philosophy, he is passionate about ensuring that the poultry industry is healthy and sustainable through adoption of latest technologies, good rearing practices and welfare of the livestock. Suresh takes pride in the role he played in the two telugu states (Telangana and Andhra Pradesh) become leaders in ease of doing business, through his work in the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in various capacities. An avid reader, he also loves to travel and learn about different cultures and their history.