Board of Directors

R Narasimhan, Chairman

A Chemical technologist by profession,  Mr. R Narasimhan started his career as an analytical chemist for more than  7  years in the Agro Chemical Industry.  He later went on to establish his own unit in the name of Ramcides in 1973.   He also served as the Managing Director until March 2005.  Thereafter he passed  the mantle  over to  Mr. R Padmanaban & entrusted him the responsibility of taking the organization to the next level of growth.He then occupied the position of Chairman.

Mr. R Narasimhan has thorough knowledge about the pesticides industry and formulation techniques as well as marketing strategies.

Mr. R Narasimhan has continued to be the Secretary of the Federation of Pesticides Manufacturers Association (FOPMA) as well as the Tamil Nadu Formulators Association for the last 11 years. In view of these positions, he is invited to attend the All India Pesticides Manufacturer’s Association meetings on a regular basis.

Mr. R Narasimhan is the Managing Trustee of “Ramcides Education Trust” who takes a keen interest to interact personally with the underprivileged children, not only to financially support them, but also guide them to a better future.  Apart from this he holds key positions in a few service organizations with whom he has a long and fruitful association thereby contributing to the betterment of society.




R Padmanaban, Managing Director

A Management Business Graduate with a Commerce background, Mr. R Padmanaban became the Head of Operations in April 2004. He went on to become the Managing Director from 1st April 2005. An aggressive learner, Mr. Padmanaban has been instrumental in the rapid growth of Ramcides during 2005-10. He is also considered a very successful businessman & is highly able handed.

Mr. R Padmanaban has attended various seminars and symposiums on Agro Chemicals, including the Asia Pacific Crop Protection Council meetings, CAC at Shanghai. In addition, he has traveled abroad to meet our overseas customers and establish further contact.

Mr. Padmanaban has also been recognized by many organizations for his social contributions and commands a good respect among fellow industrialists. He now serves as the Managing Director of the Company which is poised to scale great height.




R Gopal, Director

Mr. R. Gopal is the Director and a Chartered Accountant by profession. His experience of over 33 years in SDS Ramcides along with the excellent rapport he shares with fellow industrialists has given him a grip of the industry. His strategies have helped the organization in moving forward with futuristic goals.

In view of the growing demand and the platform from which the organization can deliver products in the very near future, Mr. Gopal believes that the future is very bright for SDS Ramcides.