Sandeep Sangwan to head Castrol India

Sandeep Sangwan will succeed Omer Dormen as the Managing Director of Castrol India Limited from January 1, 2020. Dormen will move into another role to lead Castrol’s business in Europe. Sandeep Sangwan has a career extending over 29 years and brings extensive business, sales and marketing expertise with him. He is currently based in the UK as Programme Director leading a major transformation programme in BP Lubricants and has been instrumental in embedding the new Lubricants operating model across the business.

He joined BP in 2012 as a part of the Castrol innoVentures team and subsequently worked in Europe & Africa as the Regional Marketing Director and as the North Europe Sales Director.

R Gopalakrishnan, Chairperson of Castrol India Board said, “Omer Dormen has been instrumental in changing the trajectory of the Castrol India business over the last four years and leading the company in making noteworthy progress against key parameters of business performance, resulting in profitable volume growth. Our best wishes are with him as he takes on his next assignment with Castrol heading the business in Europe. On behalf of the Board, I warmly welcome Sandeep Sangwan to the Castrol India team.”

Commenting on his appointment, Sandeep Sangwan said, “I am hugely excited by the opportunity to lead Castrol, an iconic brand in India, backed by exceptional people with extraordinary intent and an excellence mindset. I eagerly look forward to work with the Castrol India team to shape a relevant and responsible future, keeping the customer at the heart of all that we do.”

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