India Management Team

Nitesh Goswami

General Manager

Nitesh Goswami is the General Manager of GMM India, with full responsibility for the operation of the plant from a sales, production, and technical perspective.  Prior to his appointment at GMM India, Nitesh was Chief Financial Officer of the Company, having joined the business in 2008 and living in China for 3 years as the business expanded.  Nitesh was also the Financial Controller of Akzo Nobel Nonstick Coatings in Ahmedabad, India.  Nitesh has also worked at ICICI bank in India, and began his career at Coatings and Chemicals Corporation's facility in India.  Nitesh received his Post Graduation degree in Commerce from Gujarat University along with a Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) Degree from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.


TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT TEAM

Priyesh Shah

Manager - Quality Control

Priyesh joined GMM India in 2011 as Quality Control Manager. From 1998-2010, Priyesh has spent his entire career in the nonstick coatings field, beginning with CCC and continuing with Akzo Nobel Nonstick Coatings India in positions of increasing responsibility.   Priyesh is an expert in providing high quality product service to GMM India clients in the housewares and industrial market. Priyesh received a Post Graduate Degree in Industrial Chemistry with a specialization in Paint & Coating Technology form S.P. University, V.V. Nagar, Gujarat, India.

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Hitesh Mistry

R&D Chemist

Hitesh Mistry joined GMM in 2012 as a formulating development Chemist. Prior to Joining GMM, Hitesh worked with Esdee Paints Pvt Ltd and other large Paint Manufacturing companies in India.  Over a 15 year career, he has very good experience in Quality control and Production environments. Hitesh is a Graduate in Chemistry from Gujarat University, Gujarat. India.


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DR. ANKUR DARJI

R&D Chemist

Dr. Ankur Darji joined GMM in 2013 as a chemist focused on long term research. Prior to Joining GMM, Ankur worked with Aastha Nanochem Pvt. Ltd. specializing in alkali soluble acrylic resins.  Dr. Darji has deep experience in research and development in ceramic (sol-gel) coatings, focusing on unique combinations of organic and inorganic technology.  Dr. Darji received his doctorate in Materials Science from Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India.  Dr. Darji works between GMM India and GMM China.


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Dhruv Sevak

Research Chemist

Dhruv Sevak transferred to GMM India in 2014, having worked in GMM’s China plant from 2008 - 2014. Dhruv specializes in sol-gel based ceramic coating technology, architectural coatings, plastic coatings, and marine coatings. Prior to Joining GMM in 2008, Dhruv was the Technical Executive in Encore Natural Polymers Pvt. Ltd. in Ahmadabad,India. Dhruv received a Post Graduation Degree in Paint and Coatings Technology from S.P. University, Gujarat along with a Post Graduation Degree in Marketing from S.P. University, Gujarat, India.


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Amit Shukla

Research Chemist

Amit Shukla transferred to GMM India in 2014, having worked at GMM China plant as Quality Control Manager and Research Chemist from 2008 - 2014. Prior to GMM he worked for Akzo Nobel Nonstick Coatings in Ahmedabad, India. Amit specializes in New Product Development and Client Service for Non-stick and Industrial coatings. Amit received a degree in Paint and Coatings Technology from S.P. University, Gujarat, India, along with a post graduation degree in  business management from Symbiosis,Pune, India.


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Sanjay Barad

Research Chemist

Sanjay Barad is a chemist who joined GMM in 2015. He assists in production optimization technology for the entire facility, including domestic and export manufacturing. Sanjay received a Post Graduation Degree in Paint and Coatings Technology from S.P. University, Gujarat, India. Prior to Joining GMM, he worked with Neo Pack Plast India Pvt.Ltd. as a Senior R&D Executive.


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Mehul Chauhan

Quality Control Chemist

Mehul Chauhan is a Quality Control Chemist who joined GMM India in 2014. Mehul assists in the QC activity for domestic and export manufacturing. Mehul received a Post Graduation Degree in Paint and Coatings Technology from S.P. University, Gujarat, India. Mehul has had an excellent career over 9 years with various leading paint manufacturer companies of India. Prior to joining GMM, Mehul worked with Asian Paints Ltd., Kansai Nerolac Paints and Berger Paints..


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Nirav Mehta

Maintenance Engineer

Nirav Mehta joined GMM in 2013 as a Maintenance Engineer. He is monitoring all mechanical Engineering jobs within the plant. He is taking care of prevention and maintenance of all machines including break downs, and planning. Nirav received a Graduation Degree in Electrical Engineering from M.L.I.D.S , Gujarat, India. Prior to Joining GMM in 2013, Nirav worked with Sintex Industies Ltd. as an Electrical Engineer and Jindal GSL Pvt. Ltd. as a Maintenance Incharge.


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KRUPESH DHOLAKIYA

Chemist

Krupesh Dholakiya joined GMM in 2014 as a Chemist.  In addition to assisting with Quality Control, Krupesh also is involved on the new product development team.  Prior to Joining GMM, Krupesh worked with Innovative Paints as a Production Chemist. Krupesh holds a Master in Paint Technology from Sardar Patel University.


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Pankaj Mehta

Maintenance Engineer

Pankaj Mehta joined GMM in 2012 as a Maintenance Engineer. Pankaj is handling all types of engineering jobs in the company. He received a Diploma degree in Electrical Engineering from T.E.B, Gujarat, India. Prior to joining GMM he worked with Shah Alloys Ltd. as an Engineer.


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Anish Singh

Production Chemist

Anish Singh is a production chemist who joined GMM in 2015. He assists in production activity including domestic and export manufacturing. Anish received a Post Graduation Degree in Paint and Coatings Technology from S.P. University, Gujarat, India. Prior to Joining GMM in 2015, he worked with ESDEE Paints Ltd. as a Senior Production Executive..

 

SALES MANAGEMENT TEAM

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Gilbert Marie Roland

Sales Manager

Gilbert Marie Roland joined GMM in 2012, and handles sales for GMM in South India. Prior to joining GMM, Gilbert worked for British Paints (a division of Berger Paints India Ltd) as Branch Manager Tamilnadu. Gilbert has over 18 years of experience in sales, and has worked closely with brands like Kenstar, Onida , and Toshiba. Gilbert has also worked for Bharthi Teletech and Kansai Nerolac Paints in south India. Gilbert graduated with this Electronics Engineering degree from PSG College of Technology – Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.


YOGESH SHARMA

Senior Sales Executive

Yogesh Sharma joined GMM in 2013 as a Senior Sales Executive. He handles nonstick coating sales for entire Northern region of India. Yogesh has 4 years of experience in sales and marketing. Prior to joining GMM, Yogesh worked for Burger Paint. Yogesh holds a degree in Business Administratation.


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Dhaval Dave

Senior Commercial Executive

Dhaval Dave joined GMM in 2015 as a Senior Commercial Executive.  Dhaval handles implementation of ERP software & management accounts, costing, audit, inventory and statutory compliance. Prior to joining GMM, Dhaval had a distinguished 8 year career in account, taxation and cost management.  Dhaval holds a Master in Commerce degree along with a Cost and Management Accountant (CMA) degree from Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India.


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Sagar Sawarkar

Sales Manager, Western India

Sagar Sawarkar joined GMM in 2014 as Sales & Technical Service Manager of GMM India’s Western Region. Sagar has deep experience in nonstick coatings, both from a marketing and manufacturing perspective, and has completed a Masters in Polymer Technology from UDCT. Prior to joining GMM, Sagar was working with Chem-Impex Usha Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai as a Technical Sales Executive.


ADMINISTRATION TEAM

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Murugan Naidu

Logistics & Excise Manager

Murugan Naidu joined GMM in 2012 as Manager- Logistic and Excise, taking care of all imports & exports activities in GMM India. Previously, he worked at Associated Dyestuff Pvt. Ltd., a dyes manufacturing firm in Ahmedabad. Murugan graduated from Gujarat University, Gujarat, India.


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Hiral Modi

Senior Manager, Human Resources

Hiral Modi joined GMM in 2014 as Senior Manager, Human Resources & Administration. Hiral manages GMM’s HR department as well as daily administration. She has deep experience in Recruitment, Legal compliance, & Payroll/Cash Management. Prior to joining GMM Hiral worked with Rothenberger India Pvt. Ltd. at Gurgaon, India as Asst- HR & Admin.  She holds a Masters degree in Human Resources.


Sanjay Sharma

Manager - Accounts & Finance

Sanjay Sharma joined GMM India in 2011 as Manager – Accounts & Finance. Prior to joining GMM, Sanjay worked for Akzo Nobel Nonstick Coatings India as Manager of accounts. Sanjay has had a very distinguished 14 Years career in finance and account management, and has worked for some of the largest chemical companies in India.


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DHIMANT SHUKLA

Senior Executive, Accounts

Dhimant Shukla joined GMM in 2012 as Senior Executive, Accounts.  Dhimant handles all ERP software issues, account bookkeeping, banking transactions, and manages dispatches for domestic shipments.  Prior to joining GMM, Dhimant worked as an accountant.  Dhimant holds degrees from Saurashtra University and Gujarat University (LLB).


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MILAN SHAH

Store in Charge

Milan Shah joined GMM in 2012 as Store-In-Charge, looking after inventory management and production planning. His previous career was with ICICI bank working in marketing as well as export-imports. Milan received his degree from Gujarat University.


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Ravi Vishwakarma

Purchasing Manager

Ravi Vishwakarma joined GMM in 2015 as Senior Purchasing Manager. He is responsible for vendor management as well as procurement. Ravi holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce from Gujarat University. Prior to joining GMM, Ravi worked with Masta Machinery Stores Pvt. Ltd. Ahmedabad, India as a Sr. Purchase Executive.


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Ajit Thakor

Store Assistant

Ajit Thakor joined GMM in 2014 as a Store Assistant. He maintains all records of inventory. Prior to joining GMM, Ajit worked with Knack Packaging Pvt. Ltd. as Supervisor. Ajit has done Masters in Commerce from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University.