USG Boral, a leading innovator of plasterboards, manufacturing and supplying building solutions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Sumit Bidani as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its India market. In his new role, Sumit will be responsible for developing the growth strategies and expansion of USG Boral across South Asia.
India is a key market for USG Boral – the company recently shared its plan for a new plasterboard manufacturing plant to better meet the region’s needs. This expansion underscores USG Boral’s commitment in providing high quality and technologically advanced products for the market.
USG Boral India currently operates two other plants – a plasterboard and metal plant in Khushkhera, New Delhi, and a joint compound and putty plant, in Chennai.
On the appointment, Dan Casey, Senior Vice President, Asia & Middle East, USG Boral said, “We are delighted to have Sumit on board to share his insights and expertise to help grow our business in India. His diverse background and extensive experience will enable him to inject a fresh perspective and further bolster our expansion. We are confident that he will play an integral role in sustaining our growth momentum in the India market.”
Sumit Bidani, CEO of USG Boral India, also shared his plans for the market, “I am excited for this opportunity to be part of the dynamic USG Boral team. With the company poised to become a leading player in the building materials industry in India, it will be an enriching and fulfilling experience for me to lead this new chapter. Together with our management team, I am confident that we will chart a new success story for USG Boral and bring the company to greater heights.”
Sumit is a graduate from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and a post-graduate from XLRI, Jamshedpur. Prior to his role at USG Boral, Sumit was Managing Director at Formica India and has held senior positions in global companies such as Colgate Palmolive, General Mills, and Shell Lubricants.