Sandvik appoints new country manager for India

Sandvik's beltwagon at the Neyveli Mine II in India

(Photo Caption: Sandvik’s beltwagon at the Neyveli Mine II in India)

-PV News Bureau

Parag Satpute

Parag Satpute

Parag Satpute has been appointed as the new Country Manager, India at Sandvik Asia, the Indian subsidiary of Sandvik – a global industrial group with specialized advanced engineering products and services.

Mr Satpute will assume office from immediate effect, based at the company’s India headquarters at Pune.

The Sandvik Group operates; Sandvik Mining, Sandvik Machining Solutions, Sandvik Materials Technology, Sandvik Construction and Sandvik Venture.

Commenting on the appointment, Olof Faxander, Sandvik Group’s President and CEO said: “India is an important country and part of Sandvik’s emerging market strategy. Parag will continue to develop and further accelerate our growth plans in the Indian market. He has the appropriate acumen to take our indian organisation forward”.

Parag Satpute has held several leadership positions within Sandvik Materials Technology including Head of product area Wire and Heating Technology, Regional Sales and Marketing Manager for product area Strip within EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), as well as Global Sales and Marketing Manager for DieCutting. His past positions also include General Manager for Sandvik Saxon. Prior to this he held a number of positions within Sandvik Asia.

Parag Satpute holds an MBA from Warwick Business School, UK and a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from the Pune University.