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Ravin Gandhi Leaving GMM Nonstick Coatings

Oct 31, 2023

CHICAGO - October 30, 2023 GMM Nonstick Coatings and RESONAC jointly announce that Founder and CEO Ravin Gandhi will be leaving the company on December 31, 2023.

Shinzo Tsukamoto, head of the Coatings Materials Department at RESONAC, will assume the role of interim CEO of GMM Nonstick Coatings as of January 1, 2024.

According to Ravin Gandhi “Starting, growing, and selling GMM has been the highlight of my professional life. However, 5 years after selling the company the time has come for me to move on to new entrepreneurial activities. I will remain forever grateful to my team, my clients, and RESONAC, all of whom were instrumental in GMM’s success.”

According to Shinzo Tsukamoto “Ravin has been the face of the company for so many years, but we knew this day would eventually come. To Ravin’s credit, GMM has hundreds of dedicated and amazing professionals working around the world, and the company is perfectly positioned to continue growing and delighting clients with novel technology as I take the reins in 2024.”

Ravin Gandhi founded GMM in 2007, and every day 40 million Americans use GMM Nonstick Coatings in their kitchens. RESONAC acquired 100% of GMM Nonstick Coatings in 2017.


GMM Nonstick Coatings is one of the world’s largest suppliers of nonstick coatings to the $9B American housewares industry. The company supplies most American household brand names, including Calphalon, KitchenAid, Farberware, George Foreman, Black and Decker, Wilton, Sunbeam, Wal-Mart, Target,, Baker’s Secret, Food Network, and Pyrex.

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RESONAC is a major Japanese chemical conglomerate with over $10B in annual sales, and 25,000 employees.

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