Ashok Ramamurthy Named New Leather Division Leader

MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA – Buckman, a global company that specializes in innovative chemical and smart solutions for the leather industry, named Ashok Ramamurthy as the new leader for its global leather division. Ashok previously served as the General Manager for Buckman APAC.

“Ashok’s extensive background in the global leather landscape will ensure Buckman’s continued success in this market,” said Junai Maharaj, Buckman’s CEO and President. “He brings focus, passion and energy to our leather offerings which will help us expand the value we provide to our customers.”

Buckman is the industry leader in microorganism-control programs and hide-preservation solutions. The company’s diverse portfolio includes superior beamhouse and tanyard chemicals, along with wet-end and finishing applications that optimize performance and meet fashion requirements through all phases of the leather-making process.

Ashok holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Leather and has spent nearly 25 years building Buckman’s leather division and expanding the company’s product line. His appointment shows Buckman’s commitment to understanding and adapting to the changes happening in the leather market using both chemical and digital enhancements.

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Jennifer Gladstone

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