India Hariharan

Subramanian Hariharan

Vice President & General Manager – India

Mr. Hariharan is Vice President & General Manager of Chem-Trend India. He has held this position and served on Chem-Trend’s Global Executive Committee since 2016.

Mr. Hariharan is responsible for sales and marketing functions for Chem-Trend in India.  His responsibilities are focused on bringing Chem-Trend’s long-standing reputation for value, product excellence and customer centric culture to India’s rapidly growing industrial market for chemical specialties.

Mr. Hariharan joined Chem-Trend in 2013 and took on the role of head of sales and marketing in 2015, before becoming Vice President & General Manager in 2016. He also held financial management positions between 2006 and 2012 with other Freudenberg companies in India, serving as General Manager – Finance at Klüber Lubrication and as the CFO for Freudenberg Home and Cleaning Solutions. The Freudenberg Group is a long-established, family-owned, global organization of industrial and consumer products companies based in Weinheim, Germany. Prior to joining Freudenberg, Mr. Hariharan held managerial positions with Saint-Gobain and Pepsi.

Mr. Hariharan earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Bangalore University in India. He is a qualified Cost Accountant from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and has also completed the Executive General Management Program from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B), India.

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