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VILAS DHAVALE

Managing Director, LORD India Pvt. Ltd.
Regional Director, India & South East Asia (ISEA)

Vilas Dhavale joined LORD in 2006 and served as the Managing Director of LORD India Pvt Ltd, which was a Joint Venture of LORD with Indian partners until late 2005. He was responsible for the transformation of the Joint Venture into a wholly-owned unit of LORD Corporation in 2007 through acquisition of remaining equity with JV partners. Vilas expanded the India business through implementing business development and management strategies in the core and new product markets by integrating the India organization with the global business organization. Vilas became Regional Director, India region, in June 2008. His role was expanded to include South East Asia (SEA) region in 2015.


Prior to joining LORD, Vilas was responsible for the automotive business at Asian PPG Industries Ltd. (currently known as PPG Asian Paints Ltd), a Joint Venture between Asian Paints and PPG Industries Inc, USA. Throughout his career, Vilas gained extensive experience in serving global customers of American, European and Japanese origin.


He developed a broad range of knowledge, skills and strategic insights through diversified assignments and held various technical and commercial positions for nearly three decades, namely at Paints and Surface Coating Industry, Asian PPG, Asian Paints, Goodlass Nerolac Paints (now called Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd.) and Coates of India (now DIC India).


Vilas received a Bachelor of Science Degree (Chemistry Hons) from Mumbai University and Diploma in Surface Coating Technology from the Maharashtra State Board of Technical Examinations.

News

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Events

India Rubber Expo

Mumbai, India

01-17-2019 to 01-19-2019

Automotive World Japan 2019

Tokyo, Japan

01-17-2019 to 01-19-2019

Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC)

Strasbourg, France

01-27-2019 to 01-31-2019

Interplastica Moscow 2019

Moscow, Russia

01-29-2019 to 02-01-2019

HAI Heli-Expo

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

03-04-2019 to 03-07-2019

Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition

San Antonio, Texas, USA

03-05-2019 to 03-07-2019