LANXESS appoints Neelanjan Banerjee as Global Head of its Lubricant Additives Business
Banerjee is taking over from Martin Saewe who moves on to become the Head of Group Initiative E-Mobility and Circular Economy
Neelanjan Banerjee will be taking over as the new Global Head of the Business Unit Lubricants Additives at LANXESS Corporation, USA, effective 1st July, 2022 after a brief work-in period. He has been Region Head, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director for LANXESS India since August 2018, and has also been an Executive Director since 2009. He has held senior management positions in the last 16 years with the organisation, a statement from LANXESS informed.
Banerjee is taking over from Martin Saewe who moves on to become the Head of Group Initiative E-Mobility and Circular Economy. He succeeds Philipp Junge, who has led the Group initiative since its launch in August 2020 and has successfully driven LANXESS’ strategy and projects around e-mobility and circular economy. Junge is leaving LANXESS at his own request effective 31st March, to pursue new challenges outside the company.
Namitesh Roy Choudhury, currently head of Production, Technology, Safety and Environment group function (GF PTSE) India and Executive Director, LANXESS India, will succeed Banerjee as Country Representative and Managing Director, LANXESS India, effective 1st July, 2022. He joined Bayer in 1989 and subsequently moved to LANXESS in India in 2005. He has more than 30 years of experience in the chemical industry, concluded the statement.