ACG, a global supplier of integrated manufacturing solutions for leading pharmaceuticals and nutraceutical companies, has appointed Richard Stedman as the group chief executive officer for its engineering business units. ACG serves customers in 100 countries through its network of 15 global manufacturing facilities.
In his role as the group chief executive officer, Stedman will manage the entire engineering business of ACG, which includes products and solutions for granulation, capsule filling, tablet press, tablet coating, blister packing and cartoning.
Commenting on the development, Karan Singh, managing director of ACG, said, “I am extremely pleased to have Richard as part of my leadership team at ACG. Richard has invaluable experience in managing engineering businesses and has significantly contributed to the success and profitability of the companies he has been associated with. I welcome Richard to ACG and look forward to his guidance and counsel.”
ACG has superior quality engineering solutions that it supplies to its loyal customer base. “The opportunity is to leverage the breadth and capability of the ACG engineering companies to provide enhanced solutions for our customers,” said Stedman on his appointment.
Stedman is a seasoned professional with extensive experience across multidisciplinary functions. He has led and managed a range of diverse packaging businesses across South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and India. His career has spanned engineering, project, operations and business leadership roles. He joins ACG from Amcor having worked most recently in India and Singapore. His engineering, customer orientation and business background positions him well to lead the ACG engineering companies. He will be based out of the ACG offices in Kandivali, Mumbai.