Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technology, announced the appointment of Saravanan Panneer Selvam as the General Manager of Grundfos India, with effect from September 1. He will report to Ranganath N. K., Area Managing Director, INDO Region, Grundfos, and will be responsible for the company’s business and operations in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal.

Saravanan has more than 20 years of experience in the pump industry. He joined Grundfos India in April 1998 and has held various positions in the company through the years. In the late 2012, Saravanan took on a role oversees as Segment Manager – Industry segment in Grundfos South Africa, before taking up the role of Deputy General Manager for Grundfos Ghana in May 2013 with the responsibility for the West Africa area. After establishing Grundfos Ghana, he returned to Grundfos India in July 2015, to strengthen the organization as Sales Director with the full responsibility of the whole sales organization in the company.

Commenting on the appointment, Ranganath said: “Saravanan has been an integral part of Grundfos’ journey in the country over the last two decades. Given his experience and sales acumen, we are happy to have him take on the role of General Manger to ensure Grundfos India’s future growth in this region.”

Before joining Grundfos India, Saravanan worked with steam boiler companies like IAEC Industries in Chennai and Al-Saghyir Steam Boilers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has an engineering degree in Mechanical and Production from the Annamalai University in Chidambaram (1991).

Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd. (Grundfos India), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grundfos Holdings was established on March 13, 1998. Grundfos India is responsible for sales of Grundfos products in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal. Currently, Grundfos India has more than 360 employees and works with 200 distributors and dealers with 14 offices across India. It provides energy efficient pumps and smart pumping solutions for various applications – heating and hot water service systems, cooling and air-conditioning systems, industrial applications, pressure boosting and liquid transfer, groundwater supply, domestic water supply, sewage and wastewater, dosing, chlorination systems, disinfection systems and pumps running on renewable energy.

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