Ramboll has announced the appointment of Sundar Chandramouli as the Director to lead its Buildings business in India. Based in the company´s Mumbai office, Chandramouli´s responsibility will include spearheading the future growth avenues for Ramboll´s Buildings market in India.
Chandramouli´s appointment is a strategic step ahead of Ramboll´s focus to diversify its services in the buildings market to cater to specialised buildings including airports, Metro stations, industrial buildings (including large-format production facilities) and project management consultancy services.
´Ramboll India´s Buildings business has long enjoyed an enviable reputation for design and technical excellence and I am confident that Sundar´s appointment will help us expand the portfolio and add to our competitiveness in the Indian market,´said Pawan Maini, Managing Director, Ramboll India and Ramboll Engineering Centre. ´I am delighted to welcome Sundar to our business and the leadership team as we strategise to bring more value to our clients,´noted Maini.
On taking up his new role, Chandramouli said: ´It´s a great time to be joining Ramboll, a consultant recognised for its efforts towards creating a sustainable society. There is a significant breadth and depth in the buildings sector and the opportunity to focus on this in my new role is very exciting. I look forward to expanding Ramboll´s market presence and elevating its reputation of a trusted partner to clients.´
Chandramouli brings with him a wealth of experience, having worked in the industry for more than 25 years across a range of portfolios and clients. Prior to joining Ramboll, he was Head of Buildings and Airports (Urban Infrastructure) in Tata Projects Limited. Having worked in the US, Armenia and the Middle East, he also brings with him an extensive international track record in the infrastructure market, an in-depth knowledge of market drivers, a solid experience within client development and an established network within the industry. He holds a Bachelor´s degree in Civil Engineering from Bangalore University and a Master´s degree from University of Kentucky, USA.
Ramboll has a market leading position in the buildings industry with a portfolio that boasts some of the most ambitious, innovative and large projects in India including the Amazon India headquarters in Hyderabad, Scania´s regional production centre in Bengaluru, VS Hospital in Ahmedabad and W Resort in Goa, among many others. Globally, Ramboll is among the top three buildings designers in Europe (Source: Engineering News-Record 2015 rankings).