Mr Rajiv Rajgopal is the Managing Director of Akzo Nobel India Limited since November 2018. He joined AkzoNobel in 2013 as Head of Sales and Marketing, Decorative Paints and was appointed as Country General Manager India in 2014. Thereafter, Rajiv was appointed as the Regional Director, Performance Coatings, Middle East & Africa Continent in January 2017 and served on the Boards of several group companies in Middle-East and Africa.
Prior to joining Akzo Nobel India, Rajiv was the CEO - Broadband & Data at Bharti Airtel Limited. He has also worked with organizations such as Hindustan Unilever and BP/Castrol India.
Rajiv is a Chemical Engineer from University of Mumbai and an MMS (Marketing) from SP Jain, Mumbai. He has attended Management and leadership programs at Harvard Business School, INSEAD Singapore, Centre for Creative Leadership and IMD Lausanne.