Henkel Adhesive Technologies, the market leader in adhesives, sealants and surface treatments and the subsidiary of Henkel AG & Co KGaA has appointed Manish Dave as the Business Director of automotive and metals in India.
Dave will be responsible for responsible for the sales and technical service and he will be working closely with global teams and Germany to develop and execute various initiatives geared towards sustainable, energy efficient, light weight solutions for the automotive and metals market in India, according to a company statement.
Jeremy Hunter, President, Henkel Group India, said: “We are pleased to have Manish Dave on board and we are confident that with his experience and technical expertise in the automotive industry, he will create a significant impact within the organization and in the industry.”
Dave recently moved to India after spending 23 three years in the US. He has been a part of Henkel based in Detroit for the last seven years. Prior to that, Dave has worked with PPG Industries in numerous management roles working on various technology segments. Dave holds a Master’s Degree in Polymer Chemistry from University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan, USA.