Narendra Shah

Director, Bayer Vapi and part of Bayer’s South Asia Leadership Team

Narendra Shah is Post Graduate in Organic Chemistry and holds a Diploma in Chemical Engineering with over three decades of broad-based experience in specialty chemicals industry. Narendra started his career in 1987 with Hoechst Schering AgrEvo at Ankleshwar in Gujarat as a Production Supervisor. In January 1997, he joined Mitsu Industries as Senior Production Manager. In 2006, he became the Vice President of Bilag Industries Pvt Ltd. In 2011, he moved to Bayer’s Ankleshwar site as Site Manager. After 2 years, he moved to the Bayer Crop Science headquarters in Monheim, Germany and worked with the Operational Excellence Team till November 2014. On his return to India, he took over as Director and Site Manager in the capacity of Occupier of Bayer Vapi Pvt. Ltd. overseeing business strategy, plant management, financial controlling (P&L responsibility), manufacturing, engineering, QC, utilities and HSE with proven record in analyzing and identifying critical business requirements, identifying potential opportunities, and resolving deficiencies for developing cost-optimized and innovative solutions to maximize business results and market position. He is passionate about developing engaged and committed teams with a sense of fulfillment and achievement in their work and maximizing sustainable business results and growth through innovative methods.