Rajesh Raitani is a Senior Marketing Manager (Segment Manager) in the Global Mining Division at Nalco Water, An Ecolab Company and is currently responsible for creating and implementing business growth strategies for the fertilizer segment (phosphate and potash). Mr Raitani's areas of expertise include product development & implementation, manufacturing & operations, process improvements and marketing derived from his knowledge on surface chemistry, mineral processing, and application of anti-scalants, flotation reagents, solid-liquid separation and defoamers. In his service tenure exceeding 20 years, he has contributed to mining and metals, chemicals, and building materials industries through his work at various organizations like USG Corporation, Solvay, and NMDC Limited in research, technology, operations, and management functions.
He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Mining Engineering (IIT-ISM Dhanbad, India), a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA) and a Global Master of Business Administration (University of Durham, Durham, UK). He is also a certified First Class Mine Manager under the Indian Mines Act, 1952, has several publications and presentations in many reputable mining, tunneling, and processing journals and symposia as well as a couple of patent applications.