With a BFSc in Bachelor of Fisheries Science from the Kerala Agricultural University and an MBA from the Cochin University of Science and Technology, Mr. Shery Kurian has a total of 18 years of experience in the aquaculture feed and feed additive industries.
Shrimp Feed division is one of the newest initiatives of IB Group. The current focus is on setting a strong foundation for the Shrimp Feed business by expanding the customer network, having a structured business team and effectively communicating the value that IB Group provides to the consumers and clients as a brand. In line with IB Group’s mission, Mr. Kurian aims to provide the best protein nutrition to the shrimp so that the top most shrimp performance is realized and the client’s profitability is enhanced.
For future growth, he has the following plans lined up:
-Grow the business to become a significant player in the Shrimp Feed market in India with over 8% market share by 2023
-Create strong brand equity, so that ABIS Shrimp Feed is among the top brands for clients in India
-To continuously improve the customer experience and offering, move towards providing comprehensive farm productivity management solutions, including technical support, productivity enhancement additives, management tools and early steps into genetics support
Providing a consistent quality of the Shrimp Feed requires a strong supply chain and tiding through the price cycles. Shrimp farmers today face numerous challenges in finding a product that matches their needs. With the competency in managing a feed production surpassing 2.5 MMT, IB Group is well-placed to address these challenges and give the best protein nutrition to shrimp, enhancing the customer profitability.