Debabrata joined Pidilite in November 2019 as head of the Operations team.
Prior to joining Pidilite, Debabrata was with UPL Limited as the head of the Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations where he was responsible for the multiple Supply Chain functions across the entire range from Procurement to Customer Service. Before UPL Limited, Debabrata had a long stint with a generic pharmaceutical business at USV Limited, where he headed Supply Chain and Operations exposing him to the compliance part of operations, which the pharmaceutical business is known for. He has had shorter and significant stints in the Consumer Goods space with Coca Cola India and Reckitt Benckiser, after his first long assignment of 14 years with Hindustan Unilever Limited.
Debabrata is a graduate of B Tech (Chemical Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.
He is passionate about music, photography and cycling.
Debabrata’s inspirational quote: “Stay hungry, stay foolish.” – Steve Jobs