PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Free Download of our eBook on Overcoating Bridges and Other Structures

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Hempel Taps Oil & Gas Marketing Chief

Thursday, October 27, 2011

More items for Coating Materials

Comment | More

The Hempel Group, a global provider of protective coatings, has announced the addition of Kunal Nadkarni as Group Oil and Gas Segment Manager to the company’s marketing team.

Nadkarni has vast experience in the oil and gas industry and new business development.

 Kunal Nadkarni, Hempel

 Hempel

Kunal Nadkarni is Hempel’s new Oil and Gas Segment Manager for the Group Marketing Team.

At Hempel, he will be based in Houston, TX, working in close coordination with Oil and Gas sales, marketing and R&D teams there and in the regions.

His aim will be to further develop the Oil and Gas segment in both mature markets (offshore, refineries, LNG, petrochemicals, storage tank terminals, transmission pipelines) and emerging ones (deepwater exploration, unconventional gas, oil sands).

GE, Citigroup Veteran

Nadkarni joins Hempel from GE Oil and Gas, where he was Global Product Marketing Leader. There, he focused on the offshore above-sea segment, especially on the FPSO market.  Most recently, he led GE’s Growth Play Book, a five-year strategic marketing outlook for the business.

Nadkarni began his career with Citigroup’s international business division in India. After that, he headed WSI Services’ pipe and tubulars business division for almost six years, in Houston, TX.

Nadkarni has a Master of Commerce degree from India, a Masters Diploma in International Business, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

‘A Key Role’

“Hempel is getting on board key people in order to reach [its] ambitious plans, and Kunal is one of them,” said Dimitris Likouressis, Group Protective Marketing Manager.  “We are excited to have Kunal onboard; he has great experience in global markets, business development and cost optimizations.

“Kunal will play a key role in guiding and coordinating efforts around the world to achieve our new and challenging goals within Oil and Gas markets.”

Based in Lyngby, Denmark, The Hempel Group is a leader in the production and sales of protective coatings within the decorative, protective, marine, container and yacht market segments.

Hempel has 23 factories, 48 sales offices, and 10 Research and Development centers worldwide.

   

Tagged categories: Business matters; Hempel; Offshore; Oil and Gas; Personnel; Pipelines; Tanks and vessels

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Wasser High-Tech Coatings Inc.
Wasser Coatings Protect

Wasser Coatings offer a complete range of Moisture Cure Urethane (NEPCOAT approved) systems in addition to Polyurea membranes and linings(NSF).
www.wassercoatings.com


International Paint LLC
New! Chartek

The next evolution in passive fire protection has arrived! Check out our new line of Chartek products.


Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.
www.polyflexlinings.com


Modern Safety Techniques
Modern Safety Techniques

With our unique LTCat, we can help to provide clean, safe breathing air to your workers. Take a look at our Breathing Air Systems, we supply at least twice as much charcoal as our competitors! Modern


Carboline Company
Fireproofing Solutions

Pyroclad® X1 Thermo-Lag® Pyrocrete® – protecting against hydrocarbon and jet fires, explosions, and cryogenic spills.


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.


Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings

With 4,000 distribution points and 3,700+ years of experience, Sherwin-Williams delivers the products, support and expertise you need, right where you need it.


Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America
Performance Amine 1,3-BAC

A highly reactive cycloaliphatic diamine offering superior performance. Reasonable cost and curing efficacy makes it suitable for all types of epoxy resin applications.


Hempel (USA) Inc.
HEMPEL PROTECTIVE COATINGS

Efficient systems and high quality products to reduce your maintenance costs. Visit Hempel Protective for more information.

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com