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Management Team
Syam Nair - Managing Director

Syam started Penta Global in 2006. He had previously been the Regional Director for a Malaysian Oil & Gas EPC Company, Ranhill, taking care of their business activities in the Middle East and Africa. Prior to this he had established Dodsal Engineerings presence in Malaysia, Egypt and Sudan and was Country Head spending a total of 9 years there. He also spent 15 years Heading the Engineering and Maintenance division for Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (Anglo American), managing their material handling, mineral dressing and refining operations at Nkana Division. Syam is a Mechanical Engineering graduate with a post graduate degree in in Fuel and Energy Engineering from the University of Leeds and carries a wealth of experience when it comes to International Business Development, Project Execution, Operation & Maintenance for the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Metallurgical sector.

Vijeyakumar P Kanagaretnam - Director & Management Representative for Malaysia

Vijey became a member of the Board of Directors and a partner in Penta Global in the year 2009. Since the incorporation of our Company and offices in Malaysia he has been our Management Representative for the region. Vijey is a Malaysian businessman involved in Fabrication & Erection and Oil Tools supplies. Vijey has vast experience working with a German Oil Tool Supply Company. He served as a Regional Manager and was in-charge of  Southern Malaysia, Singapore, Sabah, Sarawak & Brunei. Vijey started  his own company in 1991 and by the year 2000, he had diversified into road construction and port operations. He was recognized for his achievements and received numerous awards such as State Young Entrepreneur Award in year 2003 and State Entrepreneur Award in year 2006. And in year 2009, Vijey was accoladed National Entrepreneur Award by the Malaysian Indian Business Association.

Vijayneel Tharol - Director

Vijay joined Penta Global in 2007 as a Director and a Partner in the business. He brought with him over 20 years of experience of working within the Oil & Gas industry. Over this period he worked at both EPC level and for Project Owners within several areas of the business from Project Management, Planning and Procurement. He was an integral part of these Organisations and actively supported business initiatives and aided successful project execution. Vijay has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Bangalore in India.

KK Nair - Chief Operating Officer

KK Nair comes with over 25 year’s experience in Offshore & Onshore projects over US$ 200m in the Middle East, Far East and India covering the full project life-cycle including Engineering, Procurement, Construction (QHSE management, fabrication, installation/ erection and integration) and Commissioning. His field of expertise in Onshore falls into Upstream and Downstream Oil & Gas facilities and distribution, Power & Energy projects, Petrochemical plants, Process skids, Pressure Vessels and Topside Modules. On offshore his specialties span across FPSOs, FSOs, FSRUs, FLNGs, MODUs, MOPUs, Semi-submersibles and Fixed platforms. His is a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management Professional (PMP) and long-standing member of ASME, EI etc

Sujay Nair - Business Development Director

Sujay started working for Penta in April 2010. He has over 14 year of experience and spent 7 years in various business development roles in the UK before moving to the UAE. He is a Business Development professional with extensive experience in the European, Middle Eastern and South East Asian markets. His primary focus area is to oversee lead generation, bidding and estimation for Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation (MEI) Construction  Projects in the pre-bid or award stage with major EPC Contractors. He is also focused on enhancing Penta's presence in the shutdown and maintenance Projects space and targeting small EPC Projects, as the Company continues to evolve and grow. Since joining Penta he has been involved in all aspects of company infrastructure development and set up of business units across our Geographical Regions of interest, with regards to business development and marketing. Sujay is a graduate from the University of Surrey with a bachelor of science degree in Business and Computing.

K S V Prasad - Chief Financial Officer

Prasad joined Penta in January 2011. He was already known to senior members of management having worked closely with them during his time at Dodsal Pte Ltd in Dubai. Prasad brought with him 20years worth of experience, of which 13 years were specific to Project Finance/Non-Recourse Finance (fund & non-fund based) for projects in the GCC Countries, Far East, North Africa. Since joining he has made a huge impact to the business by establishing, implementing and optimizing and our key financial relationships and helping to stream line the flow of finances in all aspects of the business. Prasad is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Ravindra Wunduruthy - General Manager Construction

As a graduate mechanical Engineer with 25 years of multi functional experience in the Oil, Gas and Petroleum industries, Ravindra joined Penta as General Manager Construction in 2013 heading the project construction division.His territorial experience covers South East Asia, India and The Middle East, handling major Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation Construction projects.

K K Unnikrishnan - Finance Manager

Unni joined Penta in 2008 as an Accountant. Since then he has been an ever present hard working member of the team and is now the Finance Manager for the Company. He is a highly experienced financial practitioner with 25 years of experience of which 17 years has been in the GCC with various organizations. Prior to joining with Penta Unni worked as an Accountant with Dodsal Pte Ltd In their Head Office , Dubai for three years. Unni has the professional qualification as Master of Business Administration specialized in Finance from Pondicherry University in India

Renju Harishkumar - Manager Shop Fabrication

Renju joined Penta Global in 2009 as a Project Control Engineer. He came highly recommended and with good experience of Oil Refinery Construction and Commissioning. Renju was a key part of the team at Reliance's new Jamnagar Export Refinery commissioning and had previously worked with expansion of World's largest grass-root Refinery - Reliance Refinery Construction team. His last position was Senior Engineer - Planning and he held that position for 5 years. He worked within several areas of the construction business from planning, project co-ordination to procurement. He has continued his progression and development well with Penta and was rewarded for his hard work, tenacity and initiative at the begining of 2012 by taking control of fabrication activities at our Mussafah facility. Renju is a Mechanical Engineer from the University of Calicut in India.

Sharoon Anvar - QA/QC Manager

Sharoon is a professional with 9 years experience in QA/QC, Welding activities, and Quality Management for Oil & Gas EPC projects. Since joining Penta in 2010 he has demonstrated strong technical skills, expert process knowledge and excellent communication skills. He is a highly regarded management representative and was a key person for implementation and execution of all the QA, welding and management system activities from the initial stage for Penta Global including GASCO approval for the shop. Sharoon has a PG Diploma in Business Management and Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as other technical Credentials.

Deva Daruru - Head of HSE
Mr. Deva Daruru is a Safety Advisor by profession and has more than 13 years of experience in the Gulf Region, working in the Oil & Gas sector including Off-Shore and On-shore Projects. He has a varied experience in the field of Cross Country Pipe Lines, Construction of Crude Oil Tanks, Sphere Tanks, LNG Tanks, Solar and Fertilizer Plants. Before Joining Penta Global, he has worked with major international Oil & Gas construction companies like, Punj Lloyd and ETA ASCON, as well as with reputable clients such as Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Foundation, QSTECH, Ras Gas, QAFCO, KNPC, Dolphin Energy, CH2M Hill, Oxy, GASCO, Abu-Dhabi Refinery. His mandate is to implement and maintain high level HSE Management Sytems and Procedures throughout the Organisation.


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