March 24, 2022: FMC India today announced the appointment of Satender K Sighadia as FMC India Human Resource Head, effective April 01, 2022. He will take on the responsibility from Sanjay Gopinath, who has been promoted to a larger role based in Singapore. Satender will report to the FMC APAC HR Director.
Satender has extensive experience of 21 years in the industry and has been with FMC for the past nine years. He carries experience of more than 5 years of people leadership in the Indian Army, and 15 years of HR leadership experience within the IT/ITeS, services, manufacturing, and agro-chemical sectors. He has worked across all areas of the HR work stream with expertise in merger and acquisition, change management, business and people strategy conceptualization, implementation, and business process integration. He has also led transformation initiatives during periods of substantial growth and change.
Speaking on the appointment, Ravi Annavarapu, President, FMC India, said, “I am delighted that Satender will be leading one of the most important functions within the organization – People and Culture. Satender comes with rich experience and excellent people management skills, and his addition will further strengthen the FMC India senior leadership team. Satender’s expertise will certainly bolster FMC India’s transformational journey into a vibrant, future-ready and agile organization delivering science-based sustainable solutions to grow agriculture responsibly.”
Satender K Sighadia, FMC India HR Head, said, “I am excited to take up this responsibility at FMC, a global leader driving transformation in agriculture – in India and globally. People-centricity is indeed synonymous with me, and I am driven by my commitment and passion to add value to each and every employee. I am elated to be playing a vital role in this future-focused organization where best-in-class talent, collaboration, diversity and inclusion and well-being are the foundational values of an ever-evolving and dynamic culture.”
Satender is an alumnus of MDI Gurugram, is an avid learner and certified in various programs including, Harvard ManageMentor, Thomas Personal Profile Assessment (PPA), Career Counselling and Assessment Development Center (ADC).