Banerjee will be taking over as the new Global Head of the Business Unit
Lubricants Additives at Lanxess Corporation, USA effective July 1, 2022 after a
brief work-in period.
He has been Region Head, Vice-Chairman & Managing
Director for Lanxess India Private Limited since August 2018 and has also been
an Executive Director since 2009. He has held senior management positions in
the last 16 years with the organization.
Roy Choudhury, currently head of Production, Technology, Safety and Environment
group function (GF PTSE) India and Executive Director of Lanxess India, will
succeed Neelanjan Banerjee as Country Representative and Managing Director of
Lanxess India Private Limited effective July 1, 2022. He joined Bayer in 1989
and subsequently moved to Lanxess in India in 2005. He has more than 30 years
of experience in the chemical industry.
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
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.
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
Banerjee is taking over from Martin Saewe who moves on to become the Head of
Group Initiative E-Mobility and Circular Economy. He succeeds Philipp Junge,
who has led the Group initiative since its launch in August 2020 and has
successfully driven Lanxess' strategy and projects around E-Mobility and
Circular Economy. Philipp Junge is leaving Lanxess at his own request effective
March 31, to pursue new challenges outside the company.
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