UPL Ltd., a major player in global food systems and sustainable agriculture solutions, announced the appointment of Ashish Dobhal as regional director for India region. Earlier, he was serving as the head of UPL’s Agri Formulation business.

Dobhal will be replacing Sameer Tandon, who previously held the position of regional director of UPL – India region and has now been chosen as the regional director for ASEANZ (Australia, Southeast Asia and New Zealand).

Jaidev Shroff, CEO of UPL Ltd. apprised- “A result-oriented leader and motivator, Ashish has taken several challenges upfront and has delivered strong performances. He has played a pivotal role at UPL and has successfully implemented various important projects. India is an important market for us and is poised for an exponential growth. I’m confident that with his experience and enthusiasm, we will continue to grow better and faster in the region.”

Further, Shroff also appreciated Sameer for his contribution to the India region wherein he exemplified a optimistic shift in the operating model of the business from being product driven to a solutions model.

“The potential for our India business to grow is immense. We have already established a strong base in the market and are uniquely positioned to deliver superior performance in the upcoming period. We are committed to grow in alignment with our purpose of OpenAg-Reimagining sustainability with an open network to create sustainable growth for all. I’m sure that with the highly talented team here, we will scale newer heights,” commented Dobhal.

Dobhal has a rich experience of more than 20 years in the field of Agri business. In his journey of over 17 years with UPL, he has worked at a number of leadership positions across China, Taiwan, Middle East, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Turkey and European countries. He has played a pivotal role in the success and development of UPL in these regions.


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