Air Products appoints Anand Chordia as MD of Prodair Air Products India
He also becomes head of the company’s EPC Centre in Pune
Air Products has appointed Anand Chordia as managing director, Prodair Air Products India as well as head of Air Products’ Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) center in Pune, India.
Commenting on the appointment, Air Products’ Joerg Linsenmaier, vice president global project execution, manufacturing, construction & start-up, said, “Anand brings extensive experience in the EPC industry, both domestically and globally. He also has an exceptional business, technical and functional skill set gained during a career spanning over 26 years within engineering and project-related disciplines. We are excited to have Anand join our organisation and look forward to the strength his leadership will bring to our India-based EPC centre.”
“Air Products’ commitment to India is stronger than ever and there are many opportunities for growth that we are actively exploring,” added Richard Boocock, Air Products’ senior vice president, chief information officer, and president, Air Products India.
Anand joins Air Products from Larsen & Toubro, where since 2017 he was global delivery head – plant engineering business unit for L&T Technology Services and was responsible and accountable for leading a business unit with over 1000 staff based across Vadodara, Mumbai and Chennai, India. Prior to that, Anand served as vice president – project execution for Linde Engineering India.
Anand holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from M.S University, Vadodara, India. He is also a certified internal auditor for ISO processes and a certified green belt for Six-Sigma methodology.