Vice President and Managing Director,
Shailesh Nema has been closely associated with the packaging industry for over two decades in India, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Before joining Michelman, he was most recently CEO at Ajanta Packaging where he oversaw manufacturing operations. He started his career at Greaves Cotton Ltd, Mumbai and also spent time at Avery Dennison India and UPM Raflatac India.
At Michelman, Shailesh is currently designated as Vice-president and Managing Director, overseeing business operations for South Asia and managing MICC (Michelman Innovation Center for Coatings) in Mumbai a packaging incubator to develop greener packaging solutions.
He is a mechanical engineer and holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and a post graduate diploma (PGDM) from Helsinki School of Economics.
Michelman’s advances in coating technology are designed to help all members of the packaging value chain increase food shelf life and safety compliance, reduce waste and improve the overall consumer experience with packaging.