Sandvik appoints Parag Satpute as new Country Manager for India

Sandvik-Parag SatputePune, India, March 12, 2014: Parag Satpute has been appointed as the new Country Manager, India at Sandvik Asia, the Indian subsidiary of Sandvik  – a global industrial group  with world-leading 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 is regarded as a market leader in the areas it operates; Sandvik Mining, Sandvik Machining Solutions, Sandvik Materials Technology, Sandvik Construction and Sandvik Venture.

Sandvik Group’s President and CEO Olof Faxander 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.

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