Meet your teachers

All Henkel Flexible Packaging Academy instructors are highly qualified experts in the field of adhesive technologies. They command extensive teaching experience and have successfully started up new laminators all over the world.

Here you see some of the qualified lecturers of the Henkel Flexible Packaging Academy.

Seshadri R

Manager – Technical Customer Services Flexible Packaging, Tapes & Labels Adhesives Henkel India
A Chemical Technologist with Specialization in Plastics from UDCT, Mumbai. He brings together close to 17 years of experience in flexible packaging having worked with the likes of Reliance, SABIC and DuPont at various locations in India, Middle East and Africa. His past experiences have been with polymer raw materials having worked in application development, end user development and technical services. He currently works as Manager-Technical Services for flexible packaging, tapes and labels businesses at Henkel Adhesive Technologies. In cooperation with the Regional Product Development, his team is the backbone of the local/sub-regional execution of the Technical Customer Services and Product Development processes.

Mark Behrens

Business Manager - Flexible Packaging Adhesives Henkel South Africa
Mark has Diploma in Business Management with more than 20 years experience in the flexible packaging industry. Mark joined Henkel 30 years ago and has built up a wealth of experience in the industrial adhesive industry. He is currently responsible for the flexible packaging market in South and Southern Africa.

Frank-Detlef Heise

Flexible Packaging Consultant
A flexible packaging expert bringing over 35 years of rich and extensive experience in film / foil converting and packaging solutions. He started as an Assistant Manager – Production at Ashland. 1978 he joined the Henkel AG & Co. KGaA division for development and application technology, later taking over the responsibilities of Regional Marketing & Sales. Since 2000 he is working as a Freelance Consultant, sharing his expertise with converters of flexible packaging and suppliers to the industry.

Jayachandran Nair

Business Manager Flexible Packaging, Tapes & Labels Adhesives Henkel India
An MBA in Marketing with around 20 years of experience in flexible packaging. Jayachandran Nair has a wealth of experience in packaging industry specializing in the dynamic field of laminating adhesives and products. With over 11 years with Huhtamaki and 5 years in ICM Packaging he is an expert in the field with a bird's eye view of the packaging industry. Currently heading the flexible packaging and Tapes & Labels adhesives steering unit at Henkel India.

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