Sunny Verghese had been with the Kewalram Chanrai Group (K.C. Group) for nearly 3 decades and in 1989 was mandated to start the Company with a view to building an agricultural products business. Before joining the K.C. Group, he worked for Unilever in India. Sunny has won several awards including Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Singapore in 2008 and Best CEO of the Year 2011 at the Singapore Corporate Awards. He was also awarded the Public Service Medal by the Government of the Republic of Singapore in 2010.
At the beginning of 2018, Sunny Verghese also officially took up his role as the new Chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the global, CEO-led organisation dedicated to accelerating the transition to a sustainable world.