While Ashwani Sharma has been steering Asepto, UFlex Group’s aseptic liquid packaging business, as President and CEO for only six years, his experience in the industry spans decades. Coming from a modest background, Ashwani says his journey to UFlex has been, to put it humbly, interesting.
He started out in the 1990s at India’s largest paper company, BILT, and from there his career just exploded. Ashwani went on to work in a number of senior leadership positions for paper companies around the world, providing him with enriching global exposure, including in Europe as CEO and Chairman of the Board for Horizon Pulp and Paper; in the US as Business Head at Asia Pulp & Paper (APP); and in Asia as CEO and Senior President at Century Pulp & Paper, and Managing Director of APP. He credits his fast-rising success to his penchant for embracing obstacles. “Challenges excite me,” he says. “When the chips are down, I get going, knowing I can lead the change.”
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“OUR FOCUS IS ON OUR CUSTOMERS.”
BONFIGLIOLI TRANSMISSIONS COUNTRY MANAGER KENNADY V KAIPPALLY TALKS INNOVATION, CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND THE POWER OF A STRONG BUSINESS CULTURE.
WE ALL TREAT EACH OTHER WITH RESPECT.“
WHEN COVID-19 STRUCK SOUTH ASIA, BD INDIA MANAGING DIRECTOR PAVAN MOCHERLA FOUND WAYS TO KEEP HIS ASSOCIATES SAFE WHILE CONTINUING TO PRODUCE THE TOOLS HEALTHCARE WORKERS NEED TO COMBAT THE VIRUS.
WE ARE ENJOYING A CONSTANT DEMAND FOR OUR PRODUCTS.
POTATO WAFERS AND OTHER SNACK FOODS HAVE PROVEN TO BE THE GOLDEN TICKET FOR CO-FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF BALAJI WAFERS, CHANDUBHAI VIRANI.
Walking on water
RELIABLE ACCESS TO ELECTRICITY CAN UNLOCK OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIA’S RURAL COMMUNITIES. AS CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL HYDROELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION, ABHAY KUMAR SINGH IS DETERMINED TO DO AS MUCH AS HE CAN FOR THIS CAUSE IN THE NEXT TWO YEARS.
AS CEO, THOMSON JOSEPH HAS EQUIPPED TRÜTZSCHLER INDIA WITH THE TOOLS TO DO MORE WITH LESS. WHAT A TIMELY JOURNEY IT HAS PROVEN TO BE.
THE CUSTOMER IS KING.
AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE DISTILLERIES COMPANY OF SRI LANKA, ROYLE JANSZ UNDERSTANDS THAT THE RECIPE FOR SUCCESS IS A BLEND OF CONSISTENT QUALITY AND TREATING CUSTOMERS LIKE ROYALTY.
The WARTIME CEO
LEADERS MUST ADOPT THE MENTALITY OF BEING AT WAR IF THEY WANT TO SURVIVE THE NEXT 24 MONTHS, SAYS EXPERT LYNDALL SPOONER.
Challenges excite me.
WITH A FOCUS ON DIFFERENTIATION AND VALUE CREATION FOR ITS CUSTOMERS, ASHWANI SHARMA, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF ASEPTO, UFLEX GROUP’S ASEPTIC LIQUID PACKAGING ARM, SHARES HOW THE BRAND HAS TRANSFORMED THE ASEPTIC LIQUID PACKAGING INDUSTRY.
A MATERIAL WORLD
WITH 40 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE AT MATERIALS MANUFACTURER TORAY INDUSTRIES UNDER HIS BELT, CHIEF REPRESENTATIVE FOR INDIA SHIGEKAZU SUENAGA HAS LEARNED THAT FEW THINGS ARE MORE IMPORTANT TO A BUSINESS THAN INNOVATION, COMMUNICATION AND CONSISTENCY.
In The Best Of Corporate Health
Under the leadership of chairman and managing director Dilip Surana, micro labs is showing no signs of slowing down in its quest to become one of the world’s leading generic pharmaceutical companies.
Customer oriented engineering
While technological innovations are prevalent in most aspects of our daily life, Industry 4.0 in the packaging industry makes enterprise activities to be more data-driven, says Ajay Tandon, President - Engineering & New Product Development, UFlex
Q2 Results More Buying Opportunities
The earnings’ season is always a busy season for market participants. The current earnings’ season was especially important for investors because it reflects not only the pace of recovery but also the quality of recovery across various sectors. Yogesh Supekar comments on the performance of various companies across the board while Geyatee Deshpande highlights the ‘outstanding performances’ this earnings’ seasons in addition to the DSIJ Research Team analysing the quarterly results sector-wise
Buy, buy on Diwali; bye bye to norms
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“Innovation is the founding pillar for the brand ASEPTO”
With the motto of ‘Freshness Preserved’, ASEPTO – from the house of Uflex Ltd. becomes India’s first aseptic liquid packaging material brand with a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in the industrial hub of Sanand in Gujarat. FMT recently spoke with Ashwani Sharma, President & CEO at UFLEX Group to gain his perspective on aseptic liquid beverage packaging and the road ahead.
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MORE THAN JUST LOOKS
Much innovations in façades abound. But the practicality of a façade is what owners and fabricators look at
In The Economy, Out Of The Environment
One of the largest polymer plastic companies in the world aims to clean up plastic waste and convert it into products that have an economic value, thereby creating a circular economy.
High And Mighty
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