Rajesh Bhandari has been promoted to the position of Managing Director, Gates India effective 1 September 2014. In his new role, Bhandari will be leading all departments of hydraulics business and will be responsible for the performance and growth of hydraulics business in India. He has been associated with Gates for eight years and has over 24 years of experience in the growing Gates industrial businesses. Starting as lead in Sales & Marketing for the Hydraulics business, his last assignment was of managing commercial function of Industrial business of both Hydraulics and Power Transmission. Gates is Indias most advanced and complete hose manufacturer. As the Indian subsidiary of Gates Corporation, USA, it has established itself firmly in the Indian hose and belt market.