Sameer Bharadwaj, Orbia CEO, Chief Guest Representing the Global Chemical Industry at the Indian Chemical Council 58th Annual Awards Presentation

by Orbia | Sep 29, 2023

BOSTON, September 29, 2023 – Sameer S. Bharadwaj, Orbia Chief Executive Officer, was the chief guest and speaker for the Indian Chemical Council (ICC) 58th Annual Awards Presentation held at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, India on September 15th. Bharadwaj joined a historic roster of chief guests from global companies including BASF and Solvay as well as government officials representing India to speak on the topic of material engineering for a clean, smart and efficient future.

Established in 1938, the ICC is dedicated to the growth of India’s chemical and petrochemical verticals and is the premier industry association for the country. The ICC annual awards show honors businesses pioneering in new technology, process design engineering, excellence in management, compliance and responsible practice and cross-sector collaboration, among other areas, in categories ranging from specialty chemicals to biotechnology and pharmaceuticals to service providers.

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Said Bharadwaj, “It was an honor and a welcome homecoming to address this year’s awardees in Mumbai. The ICC has done a phenomenal job of supporting industry excellence for over 75 years. ICC awardees are not only setting standards for the country but also for the world in their commitments to responsible growth and performance to protect health, safety and the environment.”

Bharadwaj continued, “At Orbia, we are harnessing the power of material innovation to serve customer needs and help solve for some of the world’s greatest challenges. Across our upstream fluor and polymers businesses and our downstream connectivity, infrastructure and precision agriculture businesses, we are today deepening our manufacturing imprint in India as well as exploring investments for the future. We recognize the country’s exponential growth and increased demand for sustainable, scalable solutions and we intend to deliver.”

Orbia has 4,500 employees and 27 manufacturing facilities in India, which generated over $300 million in revenue in 2022. In total, Orbia generated $9.6 billion in revenue in 2022.