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Who Is Neelanjan Banerjee?

Who Is Neelanjan
Posted: July 5, 2016 at 6:10 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Who Is Neelanjan Banerjee ?


Birth date: March 2, 1973

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

Others:Management Development Programs of LANXESS (US & Germany)

Past:Manager-Business Development, Akzo Nobel; Asst. Manager-Sales & Marketing, Indian Aluminium Company Ltd.

Present:Senior Executive Director, LANXESS India Private Limited and Senior Vice President, Business Unit-Advanced Industrial Intermediates (AII)


A man who has proven that if the theory doesn’t fit the facts then change the theory-be the change.


What can you write about a man recognized world over as the key player behind the 10X rise of a company’s business unit in 9 years?

Under the Leadership of Neelanjan Banerjee the Business Unit – Advanced Industrial Intermediates (AII), Lanxess India Pvt. Ltd. (The biggest among the 10 BU’s of Lanxess in India) has seen exponential growth year on year since 2006.

A standing attendee of all of Lanxess’ global management meetings in Germany, Neelanjan – member of the global management team of the business unit AII joined Lanxess as head of the business unit Basic Chemicals (BAC) and Saltigo in India in 2006.

In year 2007 Neelanjan was was given the additional responsibility of looking after the sales of the business unit BAC in the Middle East region & was promoted as the Director of LANXESS India Private Limited by 2009. Neelanjan was appointed as the Senior Executive Director of LANXESS India Private Limited and Senior Vice President of the business unit Advanced Industrial Intermediates (AII) in January 2011.

As is the case with the individuals born with gifts of leadership & a knack for working hard for not just the organization but also the people involved, Neelanjan’s work & efforts made sure that he was given added responsibilities in the company within a year.

At the TRILA- Tyre & Rubber Industry Leadership Acknowledgement awards held on 15th June 2016 , where Lanxess India received the coveted TRILA company of the year in the Rubber Chemicals category Neelanjan Banerjee spoke eloquently about the achievements of his organization

The TRILA award was presented by Mr.V.K.Misra – Technical Director – J.K.Tyre & Industries Ltd. to Mr. Neelanjan Banerjee who represented Laxness India at the event.


With an overall experience of 18 years ranging from sales, marketing, strategizing & business development, Neelanjan has also been awarded as one of India’s top 40 business leaders under the age of 40, in a study conducted by The Economic Times and Spencer Stuart in year 2014.

A complete man and a proud father to a daughter, Neelanjan prefers to spend his leisurely hours by travelling, reading and listening to music.

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