Cincinnati, Ohio - Coatings and dispersions company Michelman has hired Manoj Deorukhkar as its India country manager, a newly created position at the company.
Deorukhkar will be responsible for all of the company's businesses within the country -chemical specialties; paper and corrugated; flexible packaging; and fibres and composites. Michelman said his appointment will help the Ohio-headquartered company introduce its entire portfolio of technology to this key market.
Deorukhkar will be based in Michelman's Mumbai office, and will be an integral part of Michelman's Asia Pacific leadership team. His initial responsibilities will include supporting the introduction of Michelman products, which include water-based coatings and polyurethane dispersions, and crafting a strategic plan that will best serve customers and prospects in India.