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LANXESS India wins the prestigious Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award for the year 2021

Mumbai, 13 June, 2022 – Specialty chemicals company LANXESS India won the prestigious Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award 2021 for its commitment and outstanding performance in all areas of Human Resource Management. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Culture, Government of India presented the coveted awards to all the winners. 

Mr. Namitesh Roy Choudhury, Executive Director & Head of PTSE and Mr. Sunil Antony, Vice President & Head of Human Resources received the HR Excellence award on behalf of LANXESS India at an event held in New Delhi on 3rd June 2022. 

The Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award is bestowed upon organizations that have achieved overall excellence in their HR and people management practices, thus contributing to the needs of business, the profession, employees, industry and the nation. Instituted in 1991 by the Institute of Directors (IOD), this award is regarded globally as a benchmark of Corporate Excellence. 

Strong organization culture and people competitiveness provides a sustainable competitive advantage to LANXESS. The company has been constantly innovating people management practices in the areas of hiring, retention, engagement, diversity & inclusion, rewards & recognition and performance management. 

Safety of employees is at the core of LANXESS. To support the workforce in overcoming the difficult challenges faced by COVID-19 pandemic, the company introduced some unique policies, practices and initiatives like special medical insurance, doctor tele-consultation and medical oxygen concentrators for employees to name a few. 

Commenting on the occasion, Neelanjan Banerjee, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, LANXESS India said, “We at LANXESS continuously strive towards achieving excellence in development and management of Human Resources. Our employees are our most important asset and ensuring their well-being is integral to the organization’s success and growth. We aim at creating a positive work environment that encourages the expression of innovative ideas and ensures healthy employee relations, growth and development.” 


LANXESS is a leading specialty chemicals company with sales of EUR 6.1 billion in 2020. The company currently has about 14,900 employees in 33 countries. The core business of LANXESS is the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, additives, specialty chemicals and plastics. LANXESS is listed in the leading sustainability indices Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World and Europe) and FTSE4Good.

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