Omron Industrial Automation has appointed Pradeep Karnik as its managing director for India. As the new MD, Karnik will be responsible for Omron Industrial Automation’s strategic growth and expansion in India, bringing global best practices and technologies to critical Indian industries.
Karnik is a veteran of the industrial automation industry with a cumulative experience of 24 years across multiple disciplines and vertical industries. He joins Omron from Schneider Electric where he served as VP, Industry Business, responsible for building up automation systems business in sectors like steel, chemical, textiles, automobiles, F&B and pharmaceuticals. Prior to this, he has also held leadership roles at companies such as Siemens and NELCO.