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Vishal Sharma

VISHAL SHARMA

Vishal Sharma is senior vice president of the India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) region and Industrial in IMEA for Ecolab Inc.

Vishal Sharma is senior vice president of the India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) region and Industrial in IMEA for Ecolab Inc.

In this dual role, Sharma has leadership responsibility for Ecolab’s operations in IMEA and leads Ecolab’s Industrial business within the region. Previously, Vishal was leading Ecolab’s Industrial business for Asia Pacific.

An Indian by birth, Vishal has lived and operated across five continents, in both developed and developing markets, in operational as well as strategic roles over the last two decades. He has led start-up businesses during his career and is credited with multiple transformational and scale up initiatives.

Vishal joined Ecolab in 2013 after more than 12 years at Diversey, Inc., where he held management roles of increasing importance, last serving as global vice president, Hospitality, Healthcare, Commercial Laundry and Food Safety. Earlier in his career, Vishal also held marketing and sales roles at GE Industrial, eMecklai and Mafatlal Industries Limited.

Vishal earned a post-graduate diploma in Management from the Institute of Management Development and Research in Pune, India, and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from MIT Manipal in Mangalore, India.