Bharat Naik, Chairman – Elect
Since 2009, Bharat Naik has served as President and General Manager at Reotemp Instruments, a manufacturer of temperature and pressure measurement instruments. Prior to Reotemp, Bharat spent more than 22 years in the chemical industry in a variety of technical, commercial and management roles.
After completing his B.S. and M.S. in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic and University of Massachusetts respectively, Bharat joined ICI, a multinational British chemical company, providing technical service for the coatings, adhesives and automotive markets. While living in Detroit, he completed his MBA from University of Michigan and transitioned into sales, marketing and management positions. In 2000, he took an opportunity to help steer and grow a small private-held company called Rhino Linings located in San Diego. After living through tough winters in the Northeast and Michigan, Bharat considers himself fortunate to be settled in the warm climate of San Diego.
Bharat has been married for 25+ years and has two boys. Apart from work, Bharat enjoys golf, home improvement projects, hiking and reading.
Bharat was elected to the MCAA Board in November 2013 as Director-at-Large. In November 2016 he was elected to serve as Vice Chairman in 2017 and currently serves as Chairman. His term as Chairman expires in December 2018.