Anil K. Sharma is responsible for the strategic development and growth initiatives of Avery Dennison businesses in South Asia Pacific including Australia,New Zealand, ASEAN, Indian subcontinent and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Prior to joining Avery Dennison, Anil was the vice president of sales North America for Johnson Diversey and their food and beverage hygiene businesses. He also held a number of increasingly senior commercial and business management positions at Diversey Inc, a global leader in industrial detergents and sanitizers, jointly owned by the SC Johnson family and Unilever.
Anil is a mechanical engineer and holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. Anil joined Avery Dennison in 2010 and is based in Gurgaon, India.
We asked Anil:
What inspires you?
Stories of success against all odds.
If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be and why?
India—unpredictable at every turn. Culinary delights, culture mix, chaos and the opportunities it presents.
Other than spending time with friends and family, what do you do in your spare time?
Going to the gym and playing badminton. Also, gadgets are my passion.