Leading manufacturer and EPC firm Vikram Solar Limited has announced the induction of Ravindra Anil Vaidya as the Vice President, Global Markets for the firm. Mr Vaidya will be based in Singapore, as he seeks to build on the increasing international opportunities in solar for Vikram Solar. For the Kolkata based Vikram Solar, the appointment marks yet another move to break out of the limitations of the Indian market, like some of its peers in India. With a capacity of 1.1GW in PV module manufacturing, the company has lately ventured out into EPC construction and solutions too, and claims to have executed projects in six continents now.
With over 27 years experience in the industry, Mr Vaidya was last at ABB for Singapore where he was heading sales for India and South East Asia. He has also worked in various leadership roles with Siemens and CG Power Systems across South East Asia. Mr Vaidya holds a Business Management degree from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia and he is also an Electronics and Telecommunication Engineer from Vidarbha Youth Welfare Society, India.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr Gyanesh Chaudhary, MD & CEO, Vikram Solar said, “The pace of change in today’s global solar market is exceptional. We are committed to ensuring that we not only stay at the forefront of this change but continue to innovate and lead the market. We are delighted to welcome Mr Vaidya, who brings in immense experience in building business relationships and expanding presence in the global markets. We are confident that his appointment will result in value addition to the organization and he will make significant contribution towards Vikram’s growth story.”
Mr Ravindra Anil Vaidya said, “I am excited to be a part of what I envision to be a robust growth period for Vikram, and look forward to leading the company’s expansion in International markets through this transformational stage. My focus would be to further build on the company’s success whilst simultaneously ensuring we remain focused on delivering the very best quality products and service to our customers across the globe.”
While based in Singapore, Mr Vaidya will be leading global market strategy for Vikram Solar.