Engineering Committee

Mr P D Samudra 
Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (India) Private Limited

P. D. Samudra is Managing Director and CEO of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions India Pvt. Ltd (earlier known as Uhde India), the largest subsidiary of thyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, a Business Unit of thyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG

thyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG is a Business Area of thyssenKrupp AG of Germany, a diversified technology and materials Fortune 500 Company and one of the largest conglomerates in Europe.

A Chemical Engineer (B.Tech with Honours) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Mumbai) 1973 batch, he joined the ThyssenKrupp Group in 1981, after working with Larsen & Toubro for 8 years.  

While with thyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions / Uhde India, Samudra had been responsible for the acquisition and project implementation of several EPC-LSTK / EPCM projects in the field of Petrochemicals, Polymers, Fertilizers, Oil Refining, Organic and Inorganic Chemicals, in India and abroad.  Mr. Samudra has brought in several contracts for his Organization for projects based on the Technology and License from several international reputed Chemical Companies, which have been successfully implemented. 

He had been the Chairman of various leading industry associations such as the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Mumbai Regional Centre (IIChe Mumbai Chapter) from 2006-08, and the Process Plant & Machinery Association of India (PPMAI) from 2003-05.

During his career, he has received several awards, notable amongst which have been the Hans Uhde Award (Group Award) for excellence in Chemicals Project Sales, and the Business Leader of the Year – Engineering Services from the Chemtech Foundation in the year 2010, to name a few