Kedar Vaidya

Head of Business (Advanced Materials)
Buhler India Pvt. Ltd.

As an electronics engineer by profession, I have been working in the industry for 30 years and have extensive experience in maintenance, projects, business process re-engineering, materials, customer service, training and safety operations. For the last six years, I have worked for Bühler as head of the Die Casting business, responsible for Sales, Service and Technology Support for customers. Since I was recently given responsibility for Grinding Dispersion and the Leybold Optics Business, I have been in charge of the entire non-food business of Buhler South Asia.

Professional Career:
- Bajaj Tempo Ltd. (now Force Motors)
- Jayahind Industries
- Project and maintenance manager for an automotive assembly plant in Lagos, Nigeria

Core competencies:
- Machine procurement,
- Contract negotiations and management,
- Project calculations, preparation of documents, regulation of material purchase
- Construction management and project execution

Educational Background: Diploma in Business Administration and EPGDM (specialization in international business).

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