SN Subrahmanyan, 55, a veteran at Larsen & Toubro, has been appointed as the Deputy Managing Director and President of the conglomerate. He is to assume office on October 1. With a degree in civil engineering and a post-graduate qualification in business management, Subrahmanyan commenced his professional career with L&T in 1984 as a project planning engineer and soon made a name by successfully setting up the Ready Mix Concrete business for the first time in India. Apart from completing several challenging infrastructure projects across verticals over the years, he has played a crucial role in securing and managing EPC contracts for the construction of four major international airports in India at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi and Mumbai. Largely responsible for establishing L&T Construction as a significant EPC player in the Middle East, Subrahmanyan has spearheaded and won several large projects in Oman, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia like the Salalah Airport in Oman and a big interchange and road project in UAE. He has also led the spread into Africa and L&T Construction is already making its presence felt especially in North and East Africa. He has held and continues to play vital roles on various industry bodies, construction institutions and councils.