Sajjan India appoints Rajesh Kumar Srivastava as new MD & CEO

Sajjan India appoints Rajesh Kumar Srivastava as new MD & CEO

In his last assignment, Srivastava, served as the MD & CEO of Jubilant Ingrevia Ltd

  • By ICN Bureau | May 08, 2024

Sajjan India Limited (Sajjan) has appointed Rajesh Kumar Srivastava as its Managing Director & CEO.

With more than 36 years of experience, Srivastava has held leadership roles across various organisations in specialty chemicals - CDMO businesses for agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, nutritional and allied industries. He has a demonstrated track record of scaling up several businesses through his expertise in managing large scale manufacturing operations, driving new product development and commercialization, and focusing on continuous improvement processes across the organization. He is known for his commitment towards responsible and inclusive growth, encompassing areas like HSE Health, Safety, and Environment), sustainability (ESG & digitalization), inclusion & diversity and multiskilling.

In his last assignment, Srivastava, served as the MD & CEO of Jubilant Ingrevia Ltd. He successfully helped transform Jubilant Ingrevia into a global leader of pyridine chemicals and associated chemistries, serving multiple end-markets like agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.

On his appointment, Srivastava said, “I am honoured to be entrusted with the leadership of Sajjan India Ltd., which has a strong reputation in the global specialty chemicals industry. The company has a passionate team committed to reliable production, responsible and inclusive growth, adherence to stringent safety, quality and on-time deliveries. I'm excited to lead this talented group, and build upon the foundation they have established.”

Amit Soni, Partner of CVC Advisers (India) Private Limited & Director of Sajjan said, “We are happy to welcome Rajesh as Sajjan’s MD & CEO. Throughout Rajesh's career, he has established a reputation for guiding organizations to achieve significant progress. His proven track record showcases a consistent ability to drive responsible growth and prioritize customer experience at every step.”

Anurag Surana, Chairman of Sajjan India Limited said, “Rajesh brings a wealth of experience in the specialty chemicals and CDMO business. His deep understanding of the business segments pertaining to complex chemicals, combined with his collaborative leadership style will be an invaluable asset as Sajjan navigates through the chemical industry landscape. We are confident that he will be instrumental in guiding Sajjan through its next phase of expansion.”

Sajjan is an investee company of Sona Company Pte. Ltd, an affiliate of CVC.

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