Kansai Nerolac Paints has elevated Anuj Jain as managing director.
He will now be responsible the company’s growth and bolstering the brand’s presence in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Prior to this, Jain was executive director at the company since 2018. He takes the reins from H M Bharuka, who was vice chairman and managing director.
Jain joined the company in 1990 as a management trainee and has been with it for over 30 years, working across various functions.
He said, “I express my heartful gratitude to the board and Kansai Paints Japan for entrusting me with this enormous responsibility and for their unstinted support, rendered during my tenure as the executive director. I look forward to strengthening the company’s position and taking it to greater heights with the support of our Nerolac family. The focus on innovations to grow our business is in sync with our plans to establish Nerolac as a ‘Paint+’ brand. Backed by our principal Kansai Paints Japan and the technological prowess we have built in India, we will continue to provide superior, sustainable solutions to our customers.”