Dr. Binod K Maitin is Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Technical Centre with United Spirits Limited, India. He has spent more than 22 years in the company. His major areas of responsibilities and interests are consumer driven “New Product Development”, company-wide quality management, R & D and advanced chemical and sensory analysis in alcoholic beverage industry.
His previous stints of 18 years include R&D in several academic and industrial organisations in India and abroad in the areas of Ground Water Exploration, Pulp and Paper Technology and Analytical Sciences.
He has a Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry from the Queen’s University of Belfast. He has published and presented more than 50 papers on various aspects of Analytical Chemistry and Beverages quality and NPD.
He is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry. His other important membership includes AOAC International, ALMA, Sensometric Society and Institute of Brewing & Distilling.