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MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

Surendra Verma
MANUFACTURING HEAD, ASIA & GENERAL DIRECTOR


UPL Vietnam Co., Ltd
www.upl-ltd.com/vn


Information about Entrepreneur
Surendra Verma graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical in 2000 from the University of Rajasthan, India and a Master’s in Business Administration in 2005 from the Institute of Management Technology, India.

He is an excellent leader with solid contributions in mentoring professionals and driving business growth across businesses and supply chains.

His expertise leads to developing business process improvement, utilizing entrepreneurial vision, technological understanding, and exceptional relationship management fostering revenue growth, cost-saving, and improved productivity and business growth.

He started his career in the food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and chemical industries and has worked in various professional positions and projects. He joined UPL in 2005 and is currently associated as the Manufacturing Head of Asia and General Director of the company’s Vietnam operation.

He is a versatile Leader with 22+ years of extensive experience in SCM-Supply Chain & Manufacturing. His expertise in manufacturing, end to end supply chain and plant operation has led to the execution of strategically large projects for new plant set-up, expansions, and enhancement of operational efficiencies in supply distribution. He is currently leading manufacturing operations in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region including manufacturing sites and contract toll sites.

He also played a vital role in the feasibility of two successful acquisitions. Under his leadership, several site expansion and capacity enhancement projects along with supply chain structure and facilities were established in APAC countries through developing local contract manufacturers and suppliers.

Other Interesting Facts about Entrepreneur
Surendra Verma likes to assess existing measures and processes when likely to recognize any projected issue or concern for further improvement. He believes that being proactive in circumstances when possible is much superior to being reactive. He also believes in being diligent and setting rational goals with a given timeline for himself and building the strategy and planning to complete those goals on time.

Surendra Verma has been honored with several awards and recognition such as the ASEAN Typical Business Leader Award (TOP 100 best in ASEAN Countries for the Year 2019) and the Business Leadership Award (TOP 20 best in Country Vietnam for the Year 2020).
Company Achievements & Role as Entrepreneur
Under Surendra Verma’s leadership, the Vietnam site has grown by 25% year on year since the start of his leadership period. UPL Vietnam has built a high level of capability in the manufacturing and supply chain. Moreover, the Vietnam site has been honoured the ASEAN award for “TOP 100 Typical Factory” in 2020 by the department of ASEAN Industrial Economy development.

In addition, the Vietnam site was honoured the “TOP 10 Brand for environment” award for 5 consecutive years in a row in the period of 2015-2019 by the Ministry of Environment of Vietnam under Surendra Verma’s leadership. The site has also won the “TOP 10 Green & Clean Factory” award for 4 consecutive years in the period of 2016-2019 by the Ministry of Economy growth of Vietnam. Furthermore, the site received the “TOP 10 Sustainable development” award for 2 years consecutively in the period of 2018-2019 by the Ministry of Environment of Vietnam.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
Surendra Verma is a leader who passionately believes in making a difference, and his goal is to inspire people to achieve their life goals through his mission of promoting his personal growth and leadership through continuous learning and honing his skills and abilities.

In the future, Surendra Verma aims to secure a position with the opportunity to demonstrate the progress of his abilities and develop into a senior role. He also plans to lead a larger business venture and provide support to people, his friends, colleagues, and family.

MASTER ENTREPRENEUR CATEGORY

Surendra Verma
MANUFACTURING HEAD, ASIA & GENERAL DIRECTOR

Information about Entrepreneur
Surendra Verma graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical in 2000 from the University of Rajasthan, India and a Master’s in Business Administration in 2005 from the Institute of Management Technology, India.

He is an excellent leader with solid contributions in mentoring professionals and driving business growth across businesses and supply chains.

His expertise leads to developing business process improvement, utilizing entrepreneurial vision, technological understanding, and exceptional relationship management fostering revenue growth, cost-saving, and improved productivity and business growth.

He started his career in the food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and chemical industries and has worked in various professional positions and projects. He joined UPL in 2005 and is currently associated as the Manufacturing Head of Asia and General Director of the company’s Vietnam operation.

He is a versatile Leader with 22+ years of extensive experience in SCM-Supply Chain & Manufacturing. His expertise in manufacturing, end to end supply chain and plant operation has led to the execution of strategically large projects for new plant set-up, expansions, and enhancement of operational efficiencies in supply distribution. He is currently leading manufacturing operations in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region including manufacturing sites and contract toll sites.

He also played a vital role in the feasibility of two successful acquisitions. Under his leadership, several site expansion and capacity enhancement projects along with supply chain structure and facilities were established in APAC countries through developing local contract manufacturers and suppliers.

Other Interesting Facts about Entrepreneur
Surendra Verma likes to assess existing measures and processes when likely to recognize any projected issue or concern for further improvement. He believes that being proactive in circumstances when possible is much superior to being reactive. He also believes in being diligent and setting rational goals with a given timeline for himself and building the strategy and planning to complete those goals on time.

Surendra Verma has been honored with several awards and recognition such as the ASEAN Typical Business Leader Award (TOP 100 best in ASEAN Countries for the Year 2019) and the Business Leadership Award (TOP 20 best in Country Vietnam for the Year 2020).

UPL Vietnam Co., Ltd
www.upl-ltd.com/vn


Company Achievements & Role as Entrepreneur
Under Surendra Verma’s leadership, the Vietnam site has grown by 25% year on year since the start of his leadership period. UPL Vietnam has built a high level of capability in the manufacturing and supply chain. Moreover, the Vietnam site has been honoured the ASEAN award for “TOP 100 Typical Factory” in 2020 by the department of ASEAN Industrial Economy development.

In addition, the Vietnam site was honoured the “TOP 10 Brand for environment” award for 5 consecutive years in a row in the period of 2015-2019 by the Ministry of Environment of Vietnam under Surendra Verma’s leadership. The site has also won the “TOP 10 Green & Clean Factory” award for 4 consecutive years in the period of 2016-2019 by the Ministry of Economy growth of Vietnam. Furthermore, the site received the “TOP 10 Sustainable development” award for 2 years consecutively in the period of 2018-2019 by the Ministry of Environment of Vietnam.

Vision, Mission, & Future Plans
Surendra Verma is a leader who passionately believes in making a difference, and his goal is to inspire people to achieve their life goals through his mission of promoting his personal growth and leadership through continuous learning and honing his skills and abilities.

In the future, Surendra Verma aims to secure a position with the opportunity to demonstrate the progress of his abilities and develop into a senior role. He also plans to lead a larger business venture and provide support to people, his friends, colleagues, and family.