Kedar Murthy joins Boston Materials as Chief Commercial Officer, with more than two decades of general management experience in developing business strategy, managing marketing and sales teams, and operations and finance organizations in global manufacturing industries with a strong understanding of international markets including Europe, Asia and Latin America; he is a valuable addition to Boston Materials.
Previously he was Vice President and General Manager of Lehigh Technologies Inc., a Kleiner Perkins and Index Ventures funded specialty materials company. During his current tenure, revenue increased 35% per year and Lehigh developed from an early start-up to the worlds largest largest supplier of micronized materials to being acquired by The Michelin Groupe France. Previously, Kedar was Executive Vice President of the Global OEM business at GPX International (acquired by Yokohama), where he led global expansion and held full P&L authority for the global original equipment business. Prior to that, he held several senior leadership positions at Cabot Corporation and while at General Electric, he was recognized as “Marketing Person of the Year” separately by both the company and his peers.