Covestro in India
With a vision for rising opportunities and a commendable understanding of our consumer needs, we constantly develop innovative materials, systems and technologies to be prepared beforehand and ensure suitable solutions. Covestro has in a very short time earned an impeccable reputation for leadership and innovation in the world of advanced materials while being the trusted source for information, ideas and undoubtedly its high-quality materials that are now implemented within industrial sectors such as automotive, electrical and electronics, construction, medical, sports and leisure industries.
Sustainability being one of our highly prioritized objectives, Covestro frequently implements numerous methods and techniques to reduce its environmental impact as well as the impression made by downstream customers through a life-cycle analysis, innovation, outreach and excellence in corporate management, with economy, ecology and social responsibility being policy objectives of equal rank.
Managing Director – Covestro (India) Private Limited
Mr. Anand Srinivasan has taken over the mantle of Covestro (India) since December 18, 2019 as the Managing Director – India. Backed by over two decades of experience in different areas such as process engineering, project management, HSEQ, production management, supply chain and marketing, Anand is well-positioned for this new role.
Before being appointed for this role, Anand was leading the Polycarbonate business unit at Covestro (India). He started his career with Bayer at Pittsburgh and since then has moved to different roles within the organization.
During his leisure, Anand enjoys sketching, music, community service-led activities and loves to spend quality time with family. In his personal capacity, he also supports the operations of a rural school in his native place near Mysore, to provide for basic education of underprivileged kids.
Head of Finance – Covestro (India) Private Limited
Mr. Avinash Bagdi is currently Head of Marketing & Sales – Polyurethane Business for Indian Sub-continent of Covestro (India) Private Limited. Mr. Bagdi joined the Bayer Group in 2002 as a Management Trainee. Handling several assignments of increasing responsibility in various group companies, Mr. Bagdi was appointed the CAO (Chief Administrative Officer) for Covestro (India) in 2010. In 2014, he moved to the company’s office in Germany in the capacity of a financial analyst, evaluating business cases for Strategic Projects and M&A activities. In 2015 he moved back to India as CFO and Head of Finance and in May 2020 took over responsibility of Polyurethane business in India.
Mr. Avinash Bagdi has an extensive background and rich experience in Financial Analysis, Strategic Planning, Restructuring Operations, Mergers & Acquisitions and organizational development.