Anil Yendluri: Director and CEO, Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited

Director and CEO, Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited

Anil Yendluri brings to the table a decade of experience in the areas of port administration, law and order, management, vigilance, and human resource management, among others. A 1988 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Yendluri is currently the director and chief executive officer (CEO) of Krishnapatnam Port Company Limited. He has been associated with the port since 2009. Under his leadership, Krishnaptnam has emerged as a world-class port with state-of-the-art infrastructure providing seamless operations and services to its customers.

Yendluri began his professional career in 1988. During his 20-year career in the police, he has served in various capacities such as superintendent of police in Kannur, Thrissur and Palakkad; commissioner of police in Kochi and Kozhikode; superintendent of police, Central Bureau of Investigation, Visakhapatnam; inspector general of police, Kerala Police headquarters, Thiruvananthapuram; and managing director of Kerala Police Housing and Construction Corporation Limited.

His vast experience in the police has helped him gain insights into the working of various public sector undertakings and ports. It has helped him acquire professional skills across various domains including human resource functions, fleet management, material management, finance and general administration. Yendluri took voluntary retirement from his career with the IPS in 2009 and joined Krishnapatnam port.

He believes in sincerity and has always emphasised the importance of hard work over luck. This principle has been his guiding light in his personal and professional life. It has helped him shape and transform Krishnapatnam port into one of the most efficient ports in the country. His continuous efforts and contributions in developing the port and its surrounding areas through infrastructure investments, employment generation and creating business opportunities has led to rapid economic and urban development of the region. At present, Krishnapatnam port is one of the jewels of the country and is making its mark on the world map.

He is currently working on his Ph.D. in management. He is also writing a book on port ecosystems and sustainable development. A postgraduate in science, Yendluri also holds a master’s of business administration and bachelor’s degree in law. Yendluri and his wife Sudha have two daughters. He loves to read and play golf. He also enjoys watching movies and listening to different genres of music.