Bangalore: STEER, a manufacturing solutions provider for advanced materials technology operating in the fields of polymer compounding, plastics recycling, pharmaceutical, and food processing, today announced the appointment of Subodh Jindal as Chief Executive Officer effective 16 December 2020
In this role, Subodh will be responsible for business strategy and plant operations for the engineering business with focused attention to fast-emerging fields of pharmaceutical continuous manufacturing solutions, plastic recycling solutions, and the food processing industry. Subodh brings in 25+ years of business management experience in leadership roles in various industries including Life-sciences, Industrial, Automotive, Auto aftermarket, Infrastructure, and Consumer goods in different scales and complexities.
Until recently, Subodh was Senior Director of Thermo Fischer Scientific and a member of its board for the South Asia Region. He has also held leadership roles in Stanley Black and Decker Inc & 3M, bringing many new initiatives to the market.
Welcoming the new CEO to the organization, Dr. Babu Padmanabhan, Managing Director of STEER said, “We are so pleased to have Subodh with his immensely relevant background take the reins at this important moment in our history. STEER is brilliantly poised to make a major difference in society and contribute to our nation-building.” Making specific note of STEER’s contribution to the GSK’s Horlicks program, Dr. Padmanabhan continued, “We will work with even greater vigor on our program to steer a new world, a world that can support healthy and sustainable living.”
Commenting on his appointment, Subodh Jindal said, “I feel very proud to be part of STEER with its stated vision to envisage a brave new world steered by intelligent technology, paving the way ahead for humanity. I am excited by our mission to drive the world towards a simpler, better, and more evolved tomorrow. I look forward to working closely with Dr. Babu, senior leadership, and the hugely talented employees of Steer to build a better quality of life and enables quantum leaps in the way we live, work and play”
“STEER Engineering’s business with its core technologies, continuous innovations and people strength is well poised to make significant contributions in the pharmaceutical continuous manufacturing solutions, plastic recycling solutions, and food processing industry”, added Subodh.
Subodh holds a master’s degree in management studies from Sydenham Institute of Management and a science degree in Chemistry.