Orica welcomes Sanjeev Gandhi to its Executive Committee

07 Sep 2020

Orica recently welcomed Sanjeev Gandhi to its Executive Committee, and he will lead the APA region as Group Executive & President, Australia Pacific & Asia. 

Prior to joining Orica, Sanjeev was a Member of The Board of Executive Directors of BASF Group, a leading global chemical company operating in almost every sector and country across the world. 

During his 26 years spent at BASF, Sanjeev led teams across product management, operations and marketing, working in cities like Mumbai, Tokyo, Singapore, Ludwigshafen in Germany and Hong Kong. 

Most recently, Sanjeev was Executive Director and Head of Asia Pacific and Head of Global Chemicals Segment (Intermediates & Petrochemicals). Based out of Hong Kong, he led a workforce of more than 18,500 people across 19 countries, 125 production sites and 140 sales offices. Sanjeev and his team were accountable for the delivery of €13.3 billion in revenue, and €1 billion in EBIT. 

Joining Orica in July, Sanjeev said:

“Orica has a long and proud heritage and is a global operator and market leader in its field. I’ve been particularly impressed by the strong customer focus and drive for excellence evident across the business, and the agility of the organisation to respond to challenges when required.”
Sanjeev brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and passion to our business, and we look forward to his valuable contribution to our Executive Committee and his leadership of the Australia, Pacific and Asia business.

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Sanjeev Gandhi - Group Executive & President, Australia Pacific & Asia

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