Kandathil Mammen Philip
Parent(s)K. C. Mammen Mappillai
AwardsPadma Shri
WebsiteOfficial web site

Kandathil Mammen Philip is an Indian entrepreneur from the South Indian state Kerala and a director of MRF Limited[1] and Malayala Manorama group with business interests in tea, coffee and cardamom plantations and processing. He is also a director of many other companies such as Rembrandt and Vandykes Limited,[2] Commercial Broadcasts Limited,[3] India Coffee and Tea distributing Company Limited[3] and Balanoor Plantations and Industries limited.[3][4] Born to K. C. Mammen Mappillai and Kunjandamma (Modisseril family) as the sixth of their nine children,[5] Philip is considered by many as the father of Indian rubber industry. Philip was honored by the Government of India, in 2001, with the fourth highest Indian civilian award of Padma Shri.[6] His eldest brother, Kandathil Mammen Cherian and one of his younger brothers, Kandathil Mammen Mathew are recipients of Padma Bhushan awards while another younger brother, K. M. Mammen Mappillai and one of his nephews, K. M. Mammen Mathew have won Padma Shri awards.[5][6]

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  1. ^ "Dun and Bradstreet" (PDF). Dun and Bradstreet. 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "My Company Director". My Company Director. 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b c "Corporate Director". Corporate Director. 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Company Wiki". Company Wiki. 2014. Archived from the original on 23 December 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Koti". Koti. 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Padma Awards" (PDF). Padma Awards. 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.