G S Krishnan, Regional President, Novozymes South Asia Pvt. Ltd., India
Novozymes India has emerged as the largest enzyme supplier in the country, catering to requirements across 30 industries. Today the region’s operations cover India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. Novozymes India has grown into an organization spread across three sites in Bangalore covering R&D, manufacturing, business functions and a shared service center. Some of the key business areas for Novozymes India are household care, textiles, food & beverages, oils & fats, baking and beverage alcohol.
Chemical Industry Digest in a tête–à–tête with GS Krishnan of Novozymes India ascertained how a company that started operations three decades ago with just two employees quickly evolved into a leading manufacturer of industrial enzymes. Krishnan discussed topics pertaining to R&D in India, biotechnology and challenges & opportunities for Novozymes India.