Shri K. U. Thankachen has taken over the charge of Director(Marketing) of Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited on 11th December, 2018. He is MBA with specialisation in Marketing from Department of Commerce & Management Studies, University of Calicut in the year 1986. Shri Thankachen is a seasoned professional in the field of logistics and warehousing with over 30 years of experience. He started his career with Airports Authority of India in the year 1987 and joined Container Corporation of India Ltd. in the year 1995. He has held various important positions in Marketing, Commercial and Operations functions within CONCOR. He was posted as Chief General Manager, Central Region of CONCOR at Nagpur having jurisdiction of 5 terminals at Nagpur, Bhusawal, Aurangabad, Raipur and Mandideep from September, 2010 to April, 2012. Thereafter, he was posted as head of the largest Inland Container Depot in Asia at Tughlakabad, New Delhi from April, 2012 to September, 2013.
Prior to joining Director (Marketing), Shri Thankachen was Managing Director of Central Railside Warehouse Company Limited. He attended a one year international management programme organised by International Centre for Promotion of Enterprises, Ljubljana, Slovenia.