Manish Dave is the newly appointed Business Director for Transportation and Metals Group of Henkel Adhesive Technologies in India. He is responsible for the sales and technical service of the company´s Transportation and Metals business within Adhesive Technologies group. He works closely with the global team to develop and execute various initiatives geared towards sustainable, energy efficient, and light weight solution for the automotive and metals market.
Dave holds a Bachelor´s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Gujarat and a Master´s Degree in Polymer Chemistry from University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan. Dave recently moved to India after spending 23 years in the US where he spent past seven years working at Henkel in Detroit. Prior to joining Henkel, he worked with PPG Industries in numerous roles representing costings within automotive and industrial segment. With a career spanning over 20 years, he has been associated with automotive and metals organisations working on various technology segments within Henkel and PPG.