Mumbai: Pidilite Industries Ltd on Thursday announced the appointment of Sudhanshu Vats as deputy managing director, effective from 1 September.
An alumnus of IIM-Ahmedabad and NIT Kurukshetra, Vats has a rich career of 30 years spanning diverse organisations like Unilever, Castrol, Viacom18, and more recently, EPL (formerly known as Essel Propack). Sudhanshu is a Member CII National Manufacturing Council. He had served as the chairman of National Media and Entertainment Committee of CII from April 2014 to March 2020 and director & vice president of Indian Broadcasting Foundation from September 2012 to April 2020.
“Sudhanshu is a welcome addition to Pidilite’s leadership team. His talent and experience will be of great value to Pidilite,” said Pidilite's executive chairman M.B.Parekh.
“I am delighted to welcome Sudhanshu to Pidilite. His varied experience and passion and energy for building a sustainable growth business will be an important asset in building the Pidilite of the future," said Pidilite MD Bharat Puri.
“I am deeply honoured to partner with Madhukar Parekh and Bharat Puri in the next phase of Pidilite’s journey," said Sudhanshu Vats on his new role. "I would like to thank the Board for giving me this opportunity. Pidilite is an outstanding organization and an exemplary corporate citizen helping people from all walks of life add magic to their world with its iconic brands and pioneering technology. I am excited about working closely with the talented Pidilite team to create sustainable long-term value for all our stakeholders.”