Raman Ojha has been appointed as the Country Head of Shell Lubricants India starting October 2019. He has succeeded Mansi Tripathy, who was appointed as the Vice President, Lubricants, Asia Pacific Middle East (APME) region. Raman joined Shell in 2005 as a Management Consultant in the Shell Downstream Consulting Practice. In the last 14 years, he has served as Business Head for Shell Bitumen Asia, Business Head for Shell Bitumen Americas, Vice Chairman for Shell Foshan JV in China, and Business Head for Shell Bitumen China. In his past role, he was responsible for developing the strategy and marketing plans for Shell’s Bitumen and Sulphur businesses globally, aligned with the company’s goal of providing more and cleaner solutions for the construction and fertilizer industries, while addressing energy use and circular design.
His focus as Managing Director will be on delivering growth both for Shell’s customers and Shell Lubricants through sustainable business models and offerings in a world challenged by energy transition.
Mansi Tripathy, said, “It’s my pleasure to hand over the reins to Raman. With his extensive wealth of knowledge and experience, I am confident that he will be successful in taking the company to even greater heights.”
“It has been an incredible journey at Shell, and I am excited to dive into this new chapter. We are on a positive growth trajectory at Shell Lubricants, with India being one of our fastest growing markets. I look forward to leading the business in its next phase of growth and market leadership, driven by a customer centric mindset,” says Raman.