Shankar Menon. P

Mr. P. Shankar Menon is Director of Chakiat Agencies (P) Ltd., specialised in logistics & shipping. Chakiat is a closely held family run business group that has been in existance for close to a century. During its initial years, the company was engaged in trading of timber and exports of rosewood. Over the years, products like iron & steel, cement, sanitary ware, etc. have been added into its range. The group forayed into shipping & related activities in 1952, which now has become the core business of the group. From humble beginning in Kochi, Chakiat has grown into a multi -imensional company, with diverse activities and business interests. Headquartered in Kochi, the company has its offices at Chennai, Coimbatore, Tuticorin, Bangalore, Vizag, Tirupur, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. The group employs over 300 people directly and over 100 indirectly. A wide network of associates spread globally gives the company greater strength and access. It enjoys excellent rapport with Port, Customs and various other government authorities, which assures its customers a smooth passage for their shipments. He belongs to Pazhayannur, Thrissur. He had his education from K.V. Naval Base, Ernakulam and Sacred Heart College, Thevara. He is married to Mrs. Priya Menon and has one daughter Sangeetha.
3E, Poonam Apartments, 80,
N.H. Road, Chennai 34.
Office: Chakiat Agencies (P) Ltd.,
No 40, Rajaji Salai, 2nd Floor,
P.B. Box No 1880, Chennai 01.
Phone: 25223241(o), 28272150®