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Namitesh Roy Choudhury

Vice Chairman and Managing Director, LANXESS India Private Limited

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Backed by over 30 years of experience, Namitesh Roy Choudhury has been appointed as the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of LANXESS India Private Limited effective July 1, 2022. He also assumes the role as head of the India region and will directly report into the Board of Management of LANXESS AG.

Roy Choudhury is a member of the LANXESS Global Leadership team that includes Heads of the Business Units, Heads of Global Group Functions and Region Heads in addition to all members of the Management Board.

He is also the Chair of the Indian Bromine Platform (IBP).

Roy Choudhury is also a member of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committee of LANXESS India and plays an active role in all CSR projects undertaken by the organization across the country.

He has been the Executive Director since 1 October, 2021 and Vice President, Industrial & Environmental Affairs for LANXESS India since 2007. He moved to the LANXESS India organization in 2004 after the carve out from Bayer as the Head of Production, Technology, Safety & Environment (PTSE) and Capital Investment.

He has led and executed several projects at the Greenfield LANXESS site in Jhagdia in Gujarat, India. These include setting up of the state-of-the-art ion exchange resins plant for business unit Liquid Purification Technologies, compounding facility for High Performance Materials and relocation of the Rubber Chemicals and Rubber Compounding facilities. Under his guidance, LANXESS India has shown remarkable track record in areas of health and safety.

Prior to joining LANXESS, Roy Choudhury spent 16 years at Bayer in various departments such as plant engineering, central engineering, energy & environment , and projects. He also spent three years in China executing a project for Bayer of setting up a greenfield anti-oxidant plant at Tongling, Anhui. Prior to joining Bayer, he also worked with the Tata Group in the beginning of his career.

Roy Choudhury is a post graduate in Industrial Engineering Management from NITIE, Mumbai and a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.

Roy Choudhury is married and has a son.



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