Castrol India Limited today announced the appointment of Mayank Pandey as a wholetime director of the company with effect from 9 August 2021.
Mayank is currently Vice President – Supply Chain for Castrol India since 1 January 2021 and has over two decades of industry experience, having spent the last 14 years with bp. He has diverse international market experience leading teams and operations in India, China, Japan, Korea and Europe.
Commenting on Mayank’s appointment Mr. R Gopalakrishnan, the Chairman of the Board said: “On behalf of the Board, I would like to extend a warm welcome to Mayank. We look forward to benefit from his fresh perspective and diverse experience as we rethink supply chain strategies for the company in these disruptive and unprecedented times.”
A management graduate from S P Jain Institute of Management and a mechanical engineer from Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Mayank is passionate about building high performance teams and customer centricity. He has a professional experience spanning the lubricants, business consulting, paints and engineering industry.
Mayank’s last role was supply chain planning head for Castrol Europe. In his earlier roles at bp, Mayank has led supply chain strategy and transformation for Castrol China, supply chain operations for Castrol North Asia as well as supply chain logistics and planning for Castrol India.
About Castrol India: Castrol, is one of the world’s leading lubricant brands and has a proud heritage of innovation and fuelling the dreams of pioneers. Castrol India Limited is one of India’s leading lubricants companies with iconic brands such as Castrol CRB, Castrol GTX, and power brands like Castrol Activ, Castrol MAGNATEC and Castrol VECTON being the brand of choice for millions of consumers and customers across the country. The company also has a presence in select segments like High Performance Lubricants and metalworking fluids used in a wide variety of industries such as automotive manufacturing, mining, machinery and wind energy.
Castrol India has a large manufacturing and distribution network in India with three blending plants and a distribution network of 350 distributors who reach consumers and customers through over 100,000 retail outlets. In addition, Castrol sub-distributors reach additional outlets in rural markets while the company also directly services over 3,000 key institutional accounts.
Along with providing world class products and services, Castrol India focuses on and prioritizes safety, compliance and quality.