WACKER, the Munich based chemical group, recently appointed Anand Gopaladesikan as new Managing Director of its subsidiary Wacker Chemie India. In his new role, Anand Gopaladesikan will be spearheading the overall growth and profitability of WACKER’s polymers business within the region.
Anand Gopaladesikan has 20 years of experience in sales, business development, supply chain, production and general management. He has held leading positions with chemical multinationals in India & abroad. His last assignment was with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where he was responsible for one of the critical projects in their Performance Chemicals SBU.
Anand Gopaladesikan who is a mechanical engineer and a management graduate of Mumbai based S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research also underlined his personal commitment to the company. WACKER opened its office in Mumbai in 2000 and n 2007, Wacker Chemie India Pvt. Ltd. was founded as a 100 percent subsidiary, chartered to boost regional sales activities, particularly for polymers.