Mr. Manohar Malhotra is a chemical industry veteran with more than 40 years' work experience in leading Indian and international companies - he worked for 18 years in ICI and next 20 years in Jubilant, before founding Cosmiq Consulting where he helped set-up several new businesses.
Mr. Malhotra started his career in R&D at ICI UK, later moved to ICI India before joining Jubilant Organosys where he contributed immensely as President R&D, Performance Chemicals, Quality Systems, Corporate Planning and New Business Development.
He has developed Starch and cellulose ethers/esters, developed new process for improving strength of easy-care cotton fabrics, worked on emulsion polymers for architectural paints, developed innovative polymers with improved adhesion and binding properties, developed exterior and interior emulsion paints and pioneered computerized color matching system in India. He developed close association with more than 100 Indian chemical manufacturers to develop indigenous sources of a large number of raw materials for paints.
In Jubilant, Mr Malhotra established strong quality systems and large R&D facilities in the field of Fine Chemicals (Pyridine Chemistry), Food grade polymers, Coatings, Adhesives, Biotechnology, Life Science and Performance products. Jubilant became a global player in many of these areas based on technologies developed in own R&D.