Shankar currently works as the CEO of the Global Recycling Vertical for Indorama Ventures (IVL). He is a Chemical Engineer with an Executive MBA from Duke University in USA. He has 39 years of industry experience and all of it have been in the field of Polyester. Shankar joined IVL in 2003 as a part of StarPet acquisition and worked in PET segment till 2016. He worked in the Aromatics segment for 4 years and has been heading the Recycling Business since 2020. Shankar is married to Sharmila for the past 35 years and they have one son.