Global engineering, consulting and construction company names new MD for operations in one of the world's fastest growing infrastructure markets
Black & Veatch, a leading provider of critical infrastructure, has appointed Rajiv Menon as new managing director for its India business.
Rajiv joined the company in 2013 as Executive Director of Commercial and Business Development. Since then the company has played an increasingly significant role in ground-breaking national and local government, and private sector, infrastructure projects across the oil and gas, power, water sectors. Rajiv has strong techno-commercial acumen, and chemical engineering and financial management degrees from reputed Indian universities.
"Our expertise lies in energy, water and telecommunications infrastructure. So programmes like Gas4India, Swachh Bharat and the Smart Cities Mission mean we are excellently placed to support India's progress," Rajiv said. "To lead the business at this significant stage in the country's development is both a great privilege and opportunity," Rajiv added.
"Central to our growth is Black & Veatch's ability to tailor international best practice to India's needs, and deliver these world-class solutions with Indian expertise," according to Rajiv. Major current projects include liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminals for Swan LNG at Jafrabad and IOCL at Ennore. These engineer, procure and construct (EPC) projects are respectively India's first floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), and first-of-its-kind import terminal on India’s east coast.
Black & Veatch is also providing consultancy services for Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai's (MCGM) Malad zone wastewater treatment facility. The project, once commissioned, is likely to be one of India’s largest in terms of treatment capacity. The company is also developing India's largest recycled water master plan for MCGM.
Black & Veatch - a global engineering, procurement and construction company - has been serving communities in India for the last 90 years - undertaking energy, water and telecommunications projects.
In the last three years Black & Veatch has doubled its Indian workforce to more than 750. The company envisages employing circa 1,500 Indian professionals by 2020.
Prior to Black & Veatch Rajiv Menon held senior positions with leading Asian and European companies - for more than two decades - across commercial and business development, project management and control, financial management, corporate communications, risk management and strategy on global EPC and business advisory projects
Black & Veatch's India operations are based in Mumbai and Pune; the company's global headquarters is in Overland Park, Kansas, USA.
Rajiv Menon succeeds Anand Pattani as Managing Director of Black & Veatch India. Pattani has moved to Overland Park to take up a senior role in the company's Oil & Gas business.
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