UPL Ltd., a leader in global food systems and sustainable agriculture solutions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Ashish Dobhal as the Regional Director for India region. Ashish was previously the Head of UPL’s Agri Formulation business.
Ashish takes over from Sameer Tandon, who previously held the position of Regional Director of UPL – India Region and has now been appointed as the Regional Director for ASEANZ (Australia, Southeast Asia and New Zealand).
Sharing his thoughts, Mr. Jaidev Shroff, CEO of UPL Ltd., said, “A result-oriented leader and motivator, Ashish has taken several challenges upfront and has delivered strong performances. He has played a pivotal role at UPL and has successfully implemented various important projects. India is an important market for us and is poised for an exponential growth. I’m confident that with his experience and enthusiasm, we will continue to grow better and faster in the region.”
He also said “I would like to congratulate and thank Sameer for his contribution to the India region wherein he demonstrated a positive shift in the operating model of the business from being product driven to a solutions model”
Mr. Ashish Dobhal, while sharing his views, said, “The potential for our India business to grow is immense. We have already established a strong base in the market and are uniquely positioned to deliver superior performance in the upcoming period. We are committed to grow in alignment with our purpose of OpenAg-Reimagining sustainability with an open network to create sustainable growth for all. I’m sure that with the highly talented team here, we will scale newer heights.”
Ashish has a rich experience of over 20 years in the field of Agri business. In his journey of 17+ years with UPL, he has served at various leadership positions across China, Taiwan, Middle East, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Turkey and European countries. He has played an instrumental role in the success and growth of UPL in these regions.
UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products & solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $5 billion. We are a purpose-led company. Through OpenAg, UPL is focused on facilitating progress for the entire agricultural value chain. We are building a network that redefines the way an entire industry thinks and works – open to fresh ideas, innovative ways, and new answers as we strive towards our mission to make every single food product more sustainable. As one of the largest agriculture solutions companies worldwide, our robust portfolio consists of biologicals and traditional crop protection solutions with more than 13,600 registrations. We are present in more than 130 countries, represented by more than 10,000 colleagues globally. For more information about our integrated portfolio of solutions across the food value chain including seeds, post-harvest, as well as physical and digital services.