RS Sodhi, managing director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), has exited the company.
The decision was made post a board meeting on 9 January.
After working 40 years and 9 months with Amul , I am indebted to 36 lacs farmers of Gujarat for giving me all the love , recognition, fame ,well being and respect. Shall continue to work for benefit of them @Amul_Coophttps://t.co/SZtilZEh1S
Sodhi had joined Amul in 1982 as senior sales officer. From 2000 to 2004 he was the general manager (marketing) and in 2010, he was elevated as managing director. In 2017, his managing director role was extended by another five years.
According to media reports, Sodhi's term had ended two years ago, but he was offered an extension.
Jayen Mehta, chief operating officer, GCMMF, will take over as the interim head.