Black Name & Veatch Ruturaj Govilkar Leads Business India as New Generation Clients Seek Decarbonised, Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure | Rare Techy
MUMBAI, INDIA / ACCESSWIRE / November 2, 2022 / Black & Veatch, a leading global provider of critical human infrastructure solutions, has named Ruturaj Govilkar as Country Manager and Managing Director, India, to lead the company’s growth. He will oversee all aspects of Black & Veatch’s business in the country.
This news follows India’s commitment of 100 trillion rupees (about US$1.35 trillion) for infrastructure development over the next 25 years to increase economic growth, create jobs and become energy independent by 2047. With more than 800 professionals in the country based in Mumbai and Pune, the team will draw on the company’s full portfolio of global engineering and construction experience providing localized and integrated solutions for Indian clients.
“From deploying new energy solutions to designing and building data centers and other industrial and processing facilities, there is a new generation of Indian developers and businesses looking for greater reliability, quality and sustainable benefits from their investments in infrastructure,” said Govilkar. “Tapping into Black & Veatch’s advanced global standards and technology, clients have the opportunity to lower operational costs, improve reliability and resilience and meet new expectations for better environmental results.”
Black & Veatch’s operations in India provide a range of infrastructure solutions to clients in India as well as qualified and high-quality engineering resources for projects Black & Veatch delivers around the world.
“Ruturaj brings a wealth of experience from international projects in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia and from across various industries such as oil, gas, water and power,” said Hoe Wai Cheong, President, Asia-Pacific and India, Black & Veatch. “He is ideally positioned to guide our Indian clients as they navigate the opportunities resulting from global megatrends such as electrification, clean fuels, decarbonization, digitization and resilience.”
Govilkar has held numerous functional roles at Black & Veatch since joining in 2010. He has over 30 years of experience in the global engineering and construction industry and is a Chemical Engineering graduate from Nagpur University.
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Black & Veatch has been supporting communities in India since 1969 and has a legacy through previously acquired entities that extends far beyond. More than 800 professionals at two locations in India work on engineering and construction projects around the world and in India; Recent projects include India’s first regasification terminal on the East Coast, India’s first floating storage and regasification terminal in Gujarat, and optimizing Adani Power’s assets by reducing operational costs and emissions.
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