CEO Piramal Glass Ceylon (PGC) Sanjay Tiwari is going to assume the position of Piramal Glass USA Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer next month. He will completely handle Piramal Glass ‘ US activities but will also remain in charge of Sri Lanka’s second home.
The then Ceylon Glass Company’s stamp was made in the business and social group of Sri Lanka during its 13 years of staying in Sri Lanka by Tiwari, who arrived in Sri Lanka in December 2005.
The achievements of Sanjay in the Piramal are legionary and are reportedly descended into the annals of Piramal Glass Ceylon (PGC) and Piramal Glass India.
With exports ranging in Rs 3 billion, Tiwari has led the turnover development from Rs 1.2 billion to more than Rs 7 billion. Within Piramal’s glass company the company accomplished the status of “Best Performing Company.”
He ensured that all the investments would continuously be paid by PGC, which was a huge company, and that the company would relocate from Ratmalana to Horana. Furthermore, the manufacturing capacity tripled, the manufacturing lines improved from 3 to 6 and invested in the second front coloring.
In Horana and Nattandiya since 2006, the firm has spent more than 50 million dollars. Sanjay developed the digital voyage of Piramal Glass Ceylon by introducing production gamification while attaining Level 3 in the company’s field of production excellence.
In addition to this, it doubled the capacity of the Nattandiya Silica processor plant by innovating a crushing process whereby all Silica waste was used and an additional Polythene plant was further installed.
He acquired the highest scores in the Workforce Survey, set the lower turnover ratio, and many others were too numerous to report.
The firm has built the biggest 3 MW Solar Plant rooftop plant in Horana, Sri Lanka, under his management.
The Chambers, Associations, Export Development Board and Government recognized the company’s achievement and contribution in the nation for several successive years through several prizes including the prestigious Presidential Export Award (Gold).
Piramal Glass Pvt, Chief Operating Officer, took up the additional functions at Sanjay in June 2013. But still in Sri Lanka, Ltd., India.
The CSR initiatives of Sanjay range from good refurbishment, temple building, sponsorship for the poor of Cataract activities, donated school uniforms, musical performances for entertaining disadvantaged child, disabled sports, the refurbishment of hospital canteens, many water projects across the nation and many more notable initiatives. Sanjay’s CSR activities have been diversified.
He also launched a campaign to promote the finest packaging, glass recycling and plastic threat of Iceland under the banner “BELIEVERS IN GLASS.”
He was one and the first President of the ICF, and one of the co-founders of the Indian CEO Forum. He initiated various CSR programs under the ICF band, including medical camps, the drinking water project and the growth of the member companies ‘ leadership abilities through presentations, seminars, etc.
Sanjay has been involved as a Member of the Sri Lankan Ceramic & Glass Council (SC&GC) since 2017 and a member of several organizations. He is also Chairman of CENTEC (a joint venture between ITI from Sri Lanka and SC&GC), which is the Center for Technical Excellence. He is an active member of the Executive Board of the Industrial Association of Sri Lanka (IASL), the Sri Lankan Packaging Institute (SIP), and of the Sri Lankan Waste Recycling Association, etc. He represents the Sri Lankan Chamber of Commerce as its Vice President.
Sanjay and his stellar record of achievement in Piramal Glass Ceylon are familiar to the majority of Sri Lankan companies.
PGC completed another difficult year in Sri Lanka with the largest export turnover ever and the general turnover of Rs 7 billion.