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Rossari Biotech Ltd. appoints Debashish Vanikar as the CEO

In Business
November 19, 2021

Rossari Biotech Limited (Rossari, Company), a Speciality- Chemicals manufacturer providing intelligent and sustainable solutions for customers across industries, today announced the appointment of Debashish Vanikar as the CEO, Surfactants & Silicone Business. A seasoned strategist and Business Manager for the last 21 years, Debashish will be leading the integration of Rossari with its new acquisitions and driving accelerated growth of the group through these new businesses. He will be based out of Mumbai.

Commenting on the appointment, Sunil Chari, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Rossari Biotech Ltd. said, “Rossari is on a very crucial growth phase and is looking at organic as well as inorganic growth opportunities simultaneously. We are confident that Mr. Vanikar’s experience in leading Strategy, Integration, Scaling New Businesses & Brand Transition will help us redefine our business and achieve new successes as a leading player in the industry. He will play a key role in integrating the recent acquisitions of Rossari to our Group’s vision, business goals and culture. We welcome him onboard and look forward to a lasting professional relationship.”

In his two decades of professional journey, Debashish has worked across B2B industries like adhesives, cement, chemicals and paints. He has led many business transformation and integration projects across different geographies.

Sharing his thoughts, Debashish Vanikar, CEO Surfactants & Silicone Business, Rossari Biotech Ltd. said, “I am excited to be part of the Rossari family at a juncture when the company is looking at consistent growth from businesses across the group. I believe while acquisitions are a great vehicle to grow, effective integration of entities into the business is a critical success factor. I am looking forward to the journey of absorbing the new businesses in the Group and aligning business goals and cultures while at the same time ensuring profitability. Additionally, I am keen to see Rossari make its leap in their Digital transformation journey across all functions.”

Prior to this, Debashish Vanikar was working with Pidilite Industries as their President. He has also been associated with Ultra Tech Cement Limited, Aditya Birla Retail Limited, Aditya Birla Management Corporation Pvt. Ltd, CLAAS, Asian Paints Limited & Procter & Gamble Limited during his career span. One of his key assignments was Executive Assistant to Kumar Mangalam Birla at Aditya Birla Group. Vanikar is an Economics and Statistics graduate and holds a Master’s degree of Business Administration in Marketing & Strategy from the University of California, Berkeley. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in International Business and Marketing from S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research.

Debashish enjoys Indian classical music and collecting antiques during his spare time. He also enjoys travelling.