As part of its exercise to realign structure to drive efficiencies, global testing, inspection
(TIC) giant, TUV SUD, has selected Niranjan Nadkarni, CEO for South Asia region, to lead the company’s newly formed South & South-East Asia, Middle East & Africa Region, effective July 1, 2017. In his new role, he will be responsible for the strategic growth and direction of the entire region.
With a vast experience of over two decades in the testing, inspection
industry, Nadkarni is poised to propel the company’s cross sectoral growth by leveraging diverse market opportunities.
In the past decade, TUV SUD
has witnessed exponential growth in developed as well as emerging markets. The new management and regional structure, which is part of a global realignment, South & South East Asia, Middle East & Africa region, has been put in effect to boost new business growth in existing and newer markets. The extended regional scope will help the company augment synergies globally and within regions, through a pool of experts and lean operations management.
Under Nadkarni’s leadership, the company aims to enhance its footprint in the newly formed region across service portfolios through digitalisation, to drive operational efficiency. There will be a specific emphasis on leveraging personnel and business competencies available to strengthen each sub-regions’ service portfolio. Driving innovation and delivering market neutral products with a customer centric approach will continue to be the area of focus.
As a founding member of the company’s South Asia operations, Nadkarni has been associated with TUV SUD
for more than two decades. He has experienced and led the transition at TUV SUD
South Asia through the years. Under his leadership, TUV SUD
South Asia has witnessed double-digit growth in new business areas and in product areas that have been a part of the company’s legacy.