Rajesh’s vision for Pidilite is to ensure that the company attains a leadership position in the industries they serve.

Prior to Pidilite, he held the position of President South Asia and Managing Director for DyStar in India, in 2009.

For 14 years, he worked for BASF at several locations in Asia Pacific handling Regional Marketing, Innovation and Strategy functions for the Performance Chemicals Division. His last role was as Marketing Director of Performance Chemicals and Functional Polymer Divisions of BASF in Bangladesh.

He was also Chairman of the Board of Texanlab in India and is credited to be the Founder of the Advanced Academy for Development of Textile Technologists (AADTT) in co-operation with Alok Industries Limited and Consortium of Green Fashion (CGF) with Maharishi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha, Pune.

Rajesh holds a Bachelor of Science, in Chemistry, from Mumbai University and has a Technology Degree in Textile Chemistry from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai.