Mumbai: Wärtsilä India, a subsidiary of the technology group Wärtsilä Corporation, has appointed Mr. Venkatesh R as the new Managing Director & Director, Energy Business, India.
Mr. Venkatesh comes with 30 years of experience in the Marine and Energy sectors. During his career in Wärtsilä for over 25 years, he has worked in India, Singapore and Finland managing various strategic roles. His latest role with Wärtsilä has been as Area Director for Middle East Asia based in Singapore.
Commenting on the appointment, Frederic Carron, Chairman, Wärtsilä India Private Ltd and Vice President, Middle East & Asia, Energy Business aid, “Venkatesh has an outstanding career spanning over 30 years in the industry. We are confident that his experience in Business Strategy & Transformation, Project & Contract Management, and Quality & Operational Development will further facilitate profitable growth for Wärtsilä in India. We look forward to utilizing his expertise and experience in taking the company’s goal and vision forward.”
“I am honoured and excited to lead an organisation with such a rich legacy, filled with dedicated and passionate individuals. I look forward to enhancing Wartsila India’s market leadership with innovative life cycle solutions and accelerating the Renewables and Decarbonisation journey, propelling the business to greater heights.” commented Venkatesh on his appointment.