Parag Satpute has been appointed as the new Country Manager, India at Sandvik Asia. Satpute will be based at the company´s India headquarters at Pune. Commenting on the appointment, Olof Faxander, President and CEO, Sandvik Group said, ´India is an important country and part of Sandvik´s emerging market strategy. Satpute will continue to develop and further accelerate our growth plans in the Indian market. He has the appropriate acumen to take our Indian organisation forward´.
Satpute has held several leadership positions within Sandvik Materials Technology including Head of product area Wire and Heating Technology, Regional Sales and Marketing Manager for product area Strip within Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as Global Sales and Marketing Manager for Die Cutting. His past positions also include General Manager for Sandvik Saxon. Prior to this, he held a number of positions within Sandvik Asia.