Source: The Economic Times India
NEW DELHI: GE T&D India has announced appointment of Pitamber Shivnani as the company’s Chief Executive Officer & President, GE Grid Solutions South Asia.As part of this role he will be responsible for managing GE’s Grid Solutions markets for India and Bangladesh. Shivnani has an experience of over 30 years in the transmission and distribution sector in India. He joins GE T&D India from ABB where he was President of Power Grid Division. Pitambar replaces Sunil Wadhwa, who left the company last year to pursue opportunities outside GE.Vishal Wanchoo, President and CEO – GE South Asia said: “His deep knowledge and rich experience of the sector will help the company to chart the next phase of our company’s growth in the region.”Shivnani said, “This is indeed an exciting opportunity for me. I look forward to leading and growing the GE T&D business in South Asia.”An alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Shivnani has also attended the Senior Leadership Development Program at the International Institute of Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland and Harvard School of Business, US.