Manish Bhatnagar

Manish Bhatnagar was named Managing Director and a member of the Board of Directors of SKF India Ltd in 2018, and drives strategy, operations, and governance structures for all SKF group companies in India. He has nearly three decades of experience in strategic leadership and business operations, and his prior experience includes Unilever, GE, and Danaher. Having lived and worked in Asia, Europe, and the US, he brings a strong global perspective along with local customer-centricity to drive execution and results. Manish is passionate about developing future-ready businesses, mentoring next-gen leaders, and building high-impact multi-cultural organizations. His keen understanding of industrial technologies and solutions enables him to drive business transformation, competitiveness, and customer value. Manish holds an electronics engineering degree from BITS Pilani and an MBA from IIM Calcutta. He is a long-distance runner, an amateur sommelier, and a Star Wars fan; and is based in Pune.