STEER inducts industry expert SUBBA BANGERA into Board of Directors; designates as Vice-Chairman

STEER, creator of advanced materials platform technology that effectively transforms and functionalises materials in the field of plastics, pharmaceuticals, food & nutraceuticals, biomaterials and biorefining, announces the induction of Mr. SUBBA BANGERA, Chairman, Active Biz Solutions Pvt. Ltd, into the company’s Board of Directors, with effect from July 27, 2018.

Mr. Bangera is designated as Vice-Chairman, STEER, and will be responsible for steering the growth of the company from the long-term perspective through strategic advice, guidance and critical interventions apart from enhancing the operational efficiency.

He is also the Representative Director of STEER at the prestigious Plastics Machinery Manufacturers’ Association of India (PMMAI), the apex body for the plastics equipment manufacturing business in the country.

Commenting on the appointment, Dr. Babu Padmanabhan, Managing Director & Chief Knowledge Officer, STEER, said, “We are delighted to have a person of Mr. Bangera’s repute and calibre on the Board of Directors. With 45+ years of rich experience in setting up processing & machine building plants, he enjoys great reputation in the Indian plastics industry, as a thought leader, known for his highly-valued advice on organisational growth and business expansion.”

His expertise is in research, sourcing and selling raw material, equipment marketing, and project management, all contributing to a successful business growth and resulting in positive impact on an organisation’s performance.

At present, he is an Advisor to Electropneumatics & Hydraulics Pvt. Ltd, Bana Group, SG group and a few other companies. He is also part of the CGSC as its Governing Council member and is a Director of the PMMAI.

Mr. Bangera is a highly-respected personality in the plastics manufacturing industry having chaired several national and international conferences and seminars. He also teaches in various management colleges as a guest faculty. He advises companies on LEAN manufacturing to raise their level to global platform.

An alumnus of Bombay University’s Department of Chemical Technology (BUDCT), now known as ICT (Institute of Chemical Technology), Mr. Bangera has obtained multiple graduate programmes, including an Honours, in Plastics studies. He has also successfully completed Management programme from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.

STEER is a creator of materials platform technologies that transform and functionalise materials in the fields of plastics, pharmaceuticals, food & nutraceuticals, biomaterials and biorefining. Founded in 1993 by Dr. Babu Padmanabhan with a vision to steer a new world, STEER today has 5 global offices and 10 satellite offices, serving over 39 countries and employs over 500 gifted engineers, scientists and technicians across the globe. With 60 patents for breakthrough innovations, the company is committed to the design, creation and implementation of advanced platform technologies, components, elements, peripherals and applications that help in the creation of safer, stronger, lighter, more sustainable products.

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