Aliaxis, a leading firm in fluid management solutions, has announced the appointment of Arvind Chandra as the new Divisional CEO of India and a Member of the Executive Committee, effective from November 2023.
In this role, Arvind will oversee the group’s operations in India under the direction of Eric Olsen, Chief Executive Officer. He brings over 30 years of expertise encompassing strategy, marketing, sales, R&D, manufacturing, quality, and P&L functions.
Before this appointment, Arvind worked at Minda Corporation as the Chief Executive Officer for the last four years. Previously, he held leadership roles in top tech companies, including Toyota, ZF-Wabco, Borg Warner-Phinia, Forvia, and others, leading various transformation projects across eight countries and four continents.
On the academic front, Arvind holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Mumbai and a Master of Science degree in industrial engineering from Oklahoma State University. He also possesses an MBA degree from the University of Michigan, USA.
Welcoming Arvind to the executive board, CEO Eric said, “We are excited about this next chapter of our Indian business under the dynamic leadership of Arvind Chandra. With an impressive 30-year global track record driving growth and profitability in a wide range of industries, Arvind will help bring our Indian operations to the next level.”
Arvind added, “I am thrilled to join Aliaxis to address India’s pressing water challenges. Together with the Ashirvad team, we will drive growth with a strong focus on both sustainability and innovation, delivering a high-quality range of solutions that our customers expect.”
Resharing Eric’s post on LinkedIn, Arvind wrote: “My journey to address India’s pressing water challenges begins at Aliaxis, a global leader in water and energy access through inventive fluid management solutions. My team and I will push to drive customer value through sustainable and innovative solutions, leveraging the vast resources and capabilities of the Aliaxis global team! Very excited to join Aliaxis and to be part of the Executive Committee!”