Mr. Sharad Joshi

Sharad Joshi
BASF 4.0 Roll out leader South Asia, South East Asia, East Asia and Australia & NZ.

Sharad is responsible for the implementation of Digitization initiatives across all BASF sites and projects in South Asia, South East Asia, East Asia and Australia & NZ. Sharad has over 24 years of diversified experience in various segments including Operation & maintenance and Projects with specialization in Automation domain.

Sharad pursued his engineering degree from University of Poona, Pune in Instrumentation & Control.

Professional Career

Since April 2018 BASF 4.0 Roll out leader South Asia, South East Asia, East Asia and Australia & NZ
2014-2018 Head of Engineering at BASF Project hub in Mumbai
2013-2014 Head – Electrical & Instrumentation at BASF Project hub in Mumbai
2010-2013 Leader – Engineering Excellence Center – Invensys Operation Management – Mumbai
2007-2010 Engineering Manager at Emerson Process Management in India and USA
1996-2007 Various roles from engineer to team leader at DCL Polyesters and Reliance Industries Ltd, Hazira
1995-1996 Management Trainee at
Gujarat Ambuja Industries Ltd

Sharad started his career at Gujarat Ambuja Industries Ltd as a management trainee in 1995 and has worked in operation & maintenance, projects and engineering at DCL Polyesters Ltd & Reliance Industries Ltd, Hazira.

Sharad further worked in the Automation domain with Emerson Process Management in India and USA and led global engineering center of Invensys Operation Management in Mumbai.

Sharad currently working with BASF India Ltd at regional Engineering & Technical Expertise Hub as BASF 4.0 Roll out leader South Asia, South East Asia, East Asia and Australia & NZ. Prior to taking this role in 2018, Sharad handled role of Head of E&I and Head of Engineering at BASF Engineering & Technical Expertise hub in Mumbai.