Mr. Niraj Dhote

New York

Qualification - MSIA Management Purdue University Krannert School of Management, B.E.


About -

Global procurement, Supply Chain, M&A Integration, Strategy, General management, Marketing


  • MSIA Management Purdue University Krannert School of Management
  • Bachelor of Engineering (BE) Nagpur University


Visionary, analytical and transformative strategy thought leader with 20+ years of experience that includes leading creation and implementation of high impact regional and global growth strategies for an multi billion dollar multinational. Track record leveraging strategic insights to turn around underperforming functions and develop business cases for geographic expansions and new market entries. Skilled at forming astute, data-driven recommendations to optimize critical executive decision making. Insightful and motivating business partner able to consistently achieve consensus between diverse functions. Strong strategy leadership background in USA, China, Korea, India and Thailand with a familiarity across industries that include Steel, Chemical, Electronics, Energy, and Food and Medical Devices. Impressive career progression marked by promotions to positions of increasing influence, authority, and accountability with demonstrated history of success in driving top-line and bottom-line growth. Adept at working in highly matrixed organization structure and vertical line hierarchies as well.
Core Competencies:
Strategic Planning • Management Consulting • Marketing • Corporate Strategy • Mergers & Acquisitions
General Management • Business Development • Data Analysis • Business Cases • Due Diligence
P&L Administration • Cross-Functional Alignment • Transaction Structuring & Execution
Post-Merger Integration • Business Turnaround • Competitive Market Analysis • Market Entry
Regional Expansion • Product Management • Supply Chain • Procurement • Contract Negotiations
Joint Ventures • Process Improvements • Market Research, Sales, Multicultural Team Building & Leadership

Positions Held:

  • Head of Procurement for Americas (North, Central and South America) Linde, Danbury, CT Nov 2018 – Present
  • Director, Global Procurement & Merger Integration Linde Danbury, CT Dec 2016 – Nov 2018
  • Director, Product Management / Product Strategy Linde Danbury, CT, USA Jun 2014 – Dec 2016
  • Region Vice President (Praxair India. Headed Industrial gases & Healthcare business) Linde Mumbai Jul 2012 – May 2014
  • Head of Global Procurement for India Feb 2012 – May 2014 Bangalore, India
  • Director, Strategy & Marketing, (Praxair Asia and Praxair Electronics) Shanghai City, China Jan 2010 – Jun 2012
  • Manager / Associate Director, Strategy & Marketing (Global) Danbury, Connecticut, USA Feb 2007 – Dec 2009
  • Associate /Sr. Associate (Strategy, Management Consulting) Adayana Indianapolis, Indiana Area 2003 – 2007