Grundfos India appoints Saravanan Panneer Selvam as GM
Saravanan has more than 20 years of experience in the pump industry
Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technology, has appointed Saravanan Panneer Selvam as the general manager of Grundfos India, with effect from September 1, 2019. Saravanan will report to Ranganath NK, area MD, 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 late 2012, Saravanan took on a role oversees as segment manager - industry segment in Grundfos South Africa, before taking up the role of deputy GM for Grundfos Ghana in May 2013 with the responsibility for the West Africa area. After establishing Grundfos Ghana, Saravanan returned to Grundfos India in July 2015, to strengthen the organisation as sales director with the full responsibility of the whole sales organisation in the company.
Ranganath said, “Saravanan has been an integral part of Grundfos’ journey in the county 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, India (1991).