Shanmugam - CEO - Tandalja, Vadodara, GJ, India

Mannar Mannan Shanmugam

Tandalja, Vadodara, GJ, India



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Work History

Member of Board of Directors

A.Schulman Plastics India (P) Ltd

From August 2009

of the company
Established a greenfield project with a capex of INR 40 crores
Complied all Indian statutory needs within the pursuit of USA's anti-bribery, anti-corruptive laws
Built and managing a professionally qualified & skilled, cohesive team of 66 associates
Managing a business of a current turnover of Rs 96 Crores & targeted to exceed Rs 125 crores
Inculcated EHS culture

General Manager - India

A. Schulman Plastics India

Special assignment on marketing label grade films in Europe

Cosmo Films Ltd

March 2003 - June 2009

Ventured into Middle east & African markets for marketing packaging grade films
Increased the market share of Cosmo in Middle east & African countries from scratch to more than 700%. Today it share is more than 80% of total export of packaging grade films
Concept sold thermal lamination process and developed the market in these countries
Developed different label grades & successfully marketed them resulting to 100% of label film exported to these countries

Cosmo Films Ltd

Aurangabad BOPP Films AGM - Exports

Introduced QA

Packaging India (P) Ltd

May 2000 - February 2003

Pondicherry: May 2000 - February 2003
Established R&D Centre - from conceptualization to plan of building, procurement of instruments & establishing the system
Introduced QA systems & streamlined testing procedures and its operations
Developed tailored made PE combinations to suit individual products
Designed cost effective & functionally suitable laminates for various products
Visited major food, pharma, engineering, etc companies and established runnability of laminates on their packing machines

Manager - R&D

Packaging India

Manager - Exports

Cosmo Films Ltd

pilot coating machine & set

Cosmo Films Ltd

July 1986 - April 2000

Aurangabad: July 1986 - April 2000
Independently managed production shifts & ensured quality production with high productivity
Part of team which established R&D Centre, procured equipments, pilot coating machine & set up systems for product development
Late 80s were the period when BOPP film based applications were being established in our country and most of the grades introduced in India were developed by me
During development of these grades, travelled extensively to meet MNCs and worked on their machines including modifying them
Synthetic Paper developed by me had earned patents
Many novel products viz matte film, metallisable film without primer, extrusion coatable film without primer, cigarette overwrap film, film with excellent optical & surface properties, etc were developed
Visited customers abroad to understand their needs, developed products & pioneered entry of Cosmo Films into export market
Widened Cosmo's export to USA, Europe & increased its share by more than 400% during 98-00
Exposure & Expertise
Unique experience in handling multi-lingual, multi cultural customers & travelled to more than 35 countries
Published technical articles on BOPP films in various journals
Presented technical papers in various Packaging seminars & Customer Relation Meetings
Was a visiting faculty in Indian Institute of Packaging for their short term courses
Involved in drafting of various patents

Manager - R&D

BOPP Films

Qualifications & Certifications

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