Advisory Board

Advisory Board for Speciality Chemical World Expo 2017

Dr Raman Ramachandran

Head South Asia & CMD,

BASF India Pvt Ltd
Chairman
Speciality Chemical World Expo 2017

Dr. Deepak Parikh

Vice Chairman & MD

Clariant Chemicals India Pvt ltd
Vice Chairman
Speciality Chemicals World Expo 2017

Advisory Board Members

  • Shri Rajendra V.Gogri
    Chairman & Managing Director
    Aarti Industries Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Mr Amit Uplenchwar 
    President and Head-SEZ 
    Adani Port and SEZ Ltd
    Ahmedabad
  • Mr. Ashish Dwivedi
    President, Specialty Chemicals and Business Strategy 
    Aditya Birla Group- Chemicals Business
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Nagarajan Kailasam
    CEO
    Anshul Life Sciences
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Suresh Ramachandran
    Country Head & Managing Director
    Arkema
    Navi Mumbai
  • Mr Nelson Corda 
    General Manager
    Ashland India Pvt Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Dr. Valmik Dhakane
    General Manager, R & D
    Astec  Lifesciences Ltd.
    Thane
  • Mr. Viejay Bhatia 
    Head Business Development 
    AVA Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Pavithran M. Kallada
    Managing Director
    BDP UGL Global Logistics (India) Pvt.Ltd
    Mumbai
  • Mr Vikram Bhatt
    COO
    Bertrams Chemical Plants Ltd
    Mumbai
  • Mr. B.K. Sethuram
    Managing Director
    Celanese chemicals India Pvt Ltd
    Mumbai
  • Mr Sameer V Shah
    Managing Director 
    Chembond Chemicals Ltd.
    Navi Mumbai
  • Mr. Umesh Sanghvi
    Managing Director
    Chemet
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Pramod N. Karlekar
    Managing Director
    Cheminova India Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Mr Ajay Durrani   

    Managing Director
    Covestro India Private Limited
    UP
  • Mr Rupark Sarswat 
    Managing Director 
    Croda Chemicals (India) Pvt Ltd
    Mumbai
  • Mr D C Mehta 
    Chairman & Managing Director
    Deepak Nitrite 
    Baroda
  • Mr Bimal Goculdas 
    Chief Executive Officer
    Dharamsi Morarji Chemical Co Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Ketan Patel
    Managing Director
    Dipesh Engineering Works
    Mumbai
  • Mr Padmadas Nair 
    Head AETS-India Region 
    Dow Corning India Pvt Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Rajesh Ahuja
    Managing Director
    Economy Refrigeration Pvt. Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Mr. K. Govindarajan
    CEO (Projects )
    Essar Oil Limited
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Harish Davey
    President Region India and Managing Director
    Evonik India Pvt Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Mr Amit Maheshwari 
    Managing Director 
    Finar Chemicals 
    Ahmedabad
  • Mr. Sanjay Panda
    Business Head India & Middle East
    FMC India Private Limited
    Bangalore
  • Mr Nilesh Kulkarni 
    Director Marketing
    Gharda Chemicals
    Mumbai
  • Mr Samir Somaiya 
    Chairman & Managing Director
    Godavari Biorefineries Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Harsh Gupta
    Country Head (India)
    H.B. Fuller India Adhesives Private Limited
    Navi Mumbai
  • Mr. S. Sunil Kumar
    Business Director
    Henkel Adhesive Technologies India Private Limited
    Navi Mumbai
  • Mr Ravi Kapoor 
    Managing Director 
    Heubach Colour Ltd 
    Baroda
  • Mr Jai Hiremath

    Chairman & Managing Director
    Hikal Ltd
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Umesh Anand
    Managing Director
    HPL Additives Limited
    Faridabad
  • Mr. Rohit Aggarwal
    Vice President & Managing Director
    Huntsman International India Pvt.Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Ms Leja Hattiangadi 
    Adjunct Professor
    IIT
    Mumbai
  • Mr Sanjeev Gurwara 
    President (Mktg)
    India Glycols Limited
    Noida
  • Mr Ajay Popat 
    Director 
    Ion Exchange Waterleau Pvt Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Alok Khetan
    Managing Director
    Johnson Matthey Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd.
    Gurgaon
  • Mr. Shovan Das
    Sales Director Jotun Protective Coatings
    Jotun Paints 
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Pramod Yadav
    Chief Executive Officer
    Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd.
    Noida
  • Mr. Rajeev Mehendale
    Director
    Kalpataru Organics Pvt. Ltd.(Goldstab)
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Mahesh Gupta
    Chairman
    Kent Ro Systems Ltd.
    Noida 
  • Mr. K N Mehta
    President (Commercial)
    Kutch Chemicals Industries Limited
    Vadodara
  • Mr. Neelanjan Banerjee 
    Senior Executive Director , Sr. Vice President  
    Lanxess India Pvt Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Mr Vivek Save 
    Sr. Executive Director, Sr. Vice President- Business Unit Advance Industrial Intermediates
    Lonza India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai
  • Mr Samir Surlaker 
    Managing Director 
    MC-Bauchemie (India) Pvt. Ltd
    Navi Mumbai 
  • Mr. S. Chandrasekaran
    President
    Nagarjuna Oil Corporation Limited
    Chennai
  • Mr. S. R. Lohokare
    Managing Director
    National Peroxide Limited
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Mukund Turakhia
    Managing Director
    Neelikon Food Dyes And Chemicals Limited
    Maharashtra
  • Mr. Yatinder Pal Singh Suri 
    MD & Country Head
    Outokumpu 
    New Delhi
  • Mr. Salil Singhal
    Chairman & Managing Director
    PI Industries Ltd.,
    Gurgaon
  • Dr. Pramod Kumbhar
    Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President 
    Praj Matrix R & D Center
    Pune
  • Mr. Dilip Shah
    Managing Director
    Prakash Chemicals Agencies Pvt. Ltd.
    Vadodara
  • Mr Vipul Shah
    COO Petrochemicals 
    Reliance Industries Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Mr Mukesh Malhotra 
    Managing Director 
    Rhodia Polymers & Specialty India Pvt Ltd (Solvay Group)
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Tej Malhotra
    President- Soda Ash Project
    Rohit Surfactants Pvt. Ltd
    Ahmedabad
  • Mr. D Vishwakarma
    CEO
    Shiv Shakti Process Equipment Pvt. Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Mr Nandkumar Dhekne
    Vice President- Asia Pacific
    Solenis Chemicals India Private Limited
    Navi Mumbai
  • Mr. Amlanabha Das
    Managing Director, Head - Sales & Marketing 
    Solvay Specialties India Pvt Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Mr Anurag Jain 
    President and CEO 
    SRF Ltd 
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Vishal Goenka
    Director
    Sterling Auxiliaries Pvt. Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Jitendra Devnani
    Dy. General Manager
    Suzlon Energy Ltd.
    Pune
  • Mr. Jegadeesh Thampi, Ph.D (Tech)
    Research Director and Head Chemical  Development
    Syngene International Ltd
    Bangalore
  • Dr Krishnakumar Rangachari
    Head- Sanmar Speciality Chemicals Ltd.
    The Sanmar Group
    Chennai
  • Mr. C G Sethuram
    Chief Executive Officer
    Thirumalai Chemicals Limited
    Chennai
  • Mr P D Samudra 
    Managing Director
    TKIS - India 
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Bimal Mehta
    Executive Director
    Transpek Industry Limited
    Vadodara
  • Mr. Jeenanath D Shetty
    Director
    Unitop Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Dr. Birja Shanker 
    Vice President – R&D
    UPL Limited
    Thane
  • Mr. Deepak Chander
    Business Director
    Vertellus Speciality Materials (I) Pvt. Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Mr. B. Vivek Shetty
    Chairman
    Viswaat Chemicals Limited.
    Mumbai
  • Dr B R Gaikwad 
    Director and President –Special Projects 
    VVF [India] Limited 
    Mumbai
  • Mr Anand Gopaladesikan 
    Managing Director
    Wacker Chemie India Pvt.Ltd.
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Lalit Sood
    Vice President - Corporate Engineering (Asia Pacific & Europe)
    Watson Pharma Private Limited
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Rajesh Sharma 
    Manager-Products Application & R&D
    Baerlocher India Additives Pvt Ltd
    Dewas, MP
  • Mr. Nagahari
    Senior Vice President- Projects, Unit Head - Bhadrachalam
    ITC Limited
    Secunderabad
  • Mr.Dinesh  Rai
    Manager- Mktg. Technical Services
    Payal Group
    New Delhi
  • Mr. Pradeep Nair
    Director
    Shipra Agrichem Pvt Ltd.
    Vadodara
  • Mr. Sampath Kumar. R
    General Manager – Technical Flavours
    Takasago International (India) Pvt. Ltd.
    Chennai
  • Mr.Sanjay Trivedi
    Founder Director
    The Indian Home & Personal Care Industry Association (IHPCIA) 
    Mumbai
  • Mr. Ganesh Gopal
    Managing Director
    Tranter India Pvt. Ltd.
    Pune
  • Mr. B. Sreenivasacharyulu
    Vice President – Operations & New Business
    Ultramines & Pigments Ltd.
    Vellore
  • Mr. Uday Patel
    Proprietor
    DNP international(Tethys Instruments)
    Surat
  • Mr. Vipul Babu
    Sales Director, India Subcontinent Packaging and Specialty Plastics Business, Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai
  • Mr. Kevin M Shah
    Sales Director, India Subcontinent,Packaging and Specialty Plastics Business
    Managing Director, Kevin Enterprises Private Limited, Mumbai