Bantwal Ramesh Baliga
Bantwal Ramesh Baliga is inspired by the leadership traits of the likes of Rajesh Mehra of Jaquar Group; R K Somany of HSIL; Narayan Murthy, Nandan Nilekani and Krish Gopalaswai of Infosys; and Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India.
Dealer development is the cornerstone of growth strategies of companies that strive to play the long-term game. Bantwal Ramesh Baliga is one of those few professionals in the domestic bathroom industry to have imbibed this approach, during a career spanning three decades at MNCs and homegrown brands. He is now in the process of implementing
CEO Baliga is faced with a rather stiff target, and he needs to reinvigorate every single operation of the company to succeed. And he believes he is quite on target By Mrinmoy Bhattacharjee In 1997, when Watertec India was incorporated as a JV between UMS Group, Malaysia’s Watertec and Sri Lanka’s South Asian Investments, the
Bantwal Ramesh Baliga conceals a sharp mind behind those ever-smiling eyes. A confessed people’s person, he spots talent instinctively and can get people to buy into his mission readily. We felt this strongly when we met him at Pullman Aerocity early July when he had flown in from Coimbatore to do this interview. So, we
Watertec India’s CEO Bantwal Ramesh Baliga is of the opinion that GST implementation in itself was the biggest hit in the first year How did GST impact the economy and the building products industry? The impact of GST has been very positive though it has taken time for the economy and the people to understand
When the government declared its focus on affordable housing in 2017, Watertec (India) Pvt Ltd was poised at the proverbial right place at the right time. The Coimbatore-based Rs 250-crore plastic tap and bath accessories maker had already diversified into cPVC pipes and fittings in 2016. By virtue of its ‘value for money’ positioning, it