Labsphere Appoints Indian Sales Manager

Makarand Wadhavekar to provide in country sales and service
North Sutton, New Hampshire (November 15, 2011) – Labsphere, a global leader in light metrology, has illustrated its commitment to the Indian lighting market with the appointment of India Sales Manager Makarand Wadhavekar.

Makarand Wadhavekar, India Sales Manager, Labsphere

Makarand Wadhavekar, India Sales Manager, Labsphere

Based out of Mumbai, Wadhavekar will serve Labsphere’s customers and distributors throughout India. His technical expertise will add value to Labsphere’s existing strong distributorship in India by providing a local point of contact for technical and business inquiries. This will enable Labsphere, through its distributors, to more quickly provide the right solution for all customer applications. 

“Adding Makarand to the Labsphere India team further strengthens our ability to meet the technical needs of our Indian customers and provide them local support. His strong technical and sales experience will be of great benefit to both Labsphere and our valued customers,” says Vikrant Mahajan of Labsphere.

Labsphere’s product line includes LED/SSL test and measurement solutions, remote sensing, coatings and materials, reflectance standards and targets, spectroscopy, as well as OEM capabilities. Wadhavekar will manage the training of Labsphere’s Indian distributors on this wide range of products and assist customers by attending industry conferences, seminars, and tradeshows.

Wadhavekar has extensive experience including 17 years of growing business in India. He has been selling high quality premium engineering products into the Indian market, specifically:  industrial sectors, government departments, institutions, and contractors. He joins Labsphere from Chetas Control Systems and earlier Saisanket India where he worked as the General Manager for Business Development. Prior to that, he worked for 13 years with Vijay Engineering, Mumbai.

He is a mechanical engineer with qualifications in Business and Marketing Management and is currently pursuing an MBA in International Marketing Management from UBI Belgium.

Wadhavekar can be contacted by email at mwadhavekar@labsphere.com, or by phone at 022- 67080400.

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