AkzoNobel India, a leading paints and coatings company today, made two organizational announcements that provide accelerated career growth opportunities for its Indian leadership, both in South-East South Asia (SESA) region and India.
Mr. Rohit Totla has been elevated to a regional leadership role as the new Commercial Excellence Director, Decorative Paints for the SESA region. Further, Mr. Prasanth Chandrasekharan will take the baton as the new Sales Director for AkzoNobel’s Decorative Paints in India from September 1, 2022.
Sharing an overview of how people are core to AkzoNobel’s purpose-driven culture, Oscar Wezenbeek, Managing Director, Decorative Paints, SESA, said, “For AkzoNobel to achieve its ambitions, we need a leader of high performers that is as diverse and inclusive as our customer base. India is one of the fastest growing economies worldwide and a key growth market for AkzoNobel; I’m delighted to welcome Rohit Totla to drive commercial excellence for Decorative Paints in the entire SESA region.”
Adding to this, Rajiv Rajgopal, Managing Director, AkzoNobel India, said, “Rohit has made a tremendous contribution towards strengthening the brand Dulux in India, and in his new regional role too, he shall continue to support India on the Grow & Deliver journey. With Prasanth now moving from Automotive and Specialty Coatings to Decorative Paints, we continue to harness our people’s power to build a stronger AkzoNobel of tomorrow.”