Rakshit N. Jagdale, Executive Director, Amrut Distilleries

Rakshit literally created history. He created India’s first Single Malt whisky and shook the world with its amazing quality. Amrut Single Malt Whisky has been rated as one of the top three whiskies by whisky guru Jim Murray and has won accolades at almost every international platform.

With this, Rakshit has taken the Indian whisky to the global level and shown the way to other Indian companies to explore Single Malt production in the country.

While pursuing MBA in Newcastle, Rakshit decided to do his dissertation on Single Malt Whisky from India. The results were astonishing. That sparked serious consideration for launching India’s first Single Malt Whisky.

Amrut Single Malt Whisky has seen the most innovative outcomes in production and international marketing. As Executive Director of Amrut, young and dynamic Rakshit keenly supervises production, product innovation, international sales and marketing and Amrut’s global footprint.

Rakshit’s vision for his company and his success have successfully mentored everyone working for the company. His approach to work and being open to suggestions has built transparency within the organization. His trust in the team and encouragement to transform innovative ideas into reality and the resultant success reflect his leadership skills.