LANXESS appoints Neelanjan Banerjee as Global Head of its Lubricant Additives Business
Namitesh Roy Choudhury to succeed Neelanjan Banerjee as Country Representative & Managing Director for India region
Specialty chemicals major LANXESS announced appointment of Neelanjan Banerjee as the Global Head of its Lubricant Additives Business. Namitesh Roy Choudhury, currently head of Production, Technology, Safety and Environment group function (GF PTSE) India and Executive Director of LANXESS India, will succeed Neelanjan as Country Representative and Managing Director of LANXESS India.
Neelanjan has been Region Head, Vice-Chairman & Managing Director for LANXESS India since August 2018 and has also been an Executive Director since 2009. He is taking over from Martin Saewe who moves on to become the Head of Group Initiative E-Mobility and Circular Economy.
Headquartered in Shelton, CT in the US, the Business Unit Lubricant Additives (BU LAB) is globally positioned with around 800 customers worldwide and production sites in East Hanover, Fords, (USA), Elmira, West Hill (Canada), Altamira (Mexico), Mannheim (Germany), Latina (Italy), Kaoshiung (Taiwan) and Nantong, Qingdao (China). It also has a manufacturing facility in Geismar, Louisiana in the US (Rubicon – a joint venture between LANXESS and Huntsman). The business unit has 5 global technical competence centers located in Naugatuck (USA), West Hill (Canada), Manheim (Germany) and APAC Application Development Center (AADC) at Shanghai (China). It also has 3 regional sales hubs located in the Americas, Europe and APAC region. The BU LAB offers a comprehensive product portfolio for all lubricant applications. It focuses mainly on 3 segments: Transportation Additives, Industrial Additives and Synthetic Basestocks & Fluids. The business unit serves a host of attractive global end-application industries like automotive, marine, new mobility, aviation, power generation, food processing, metal working and general industrial.