Patol Invests in Indian Market with New Appointment
Saibal Sikder (left), the newly appointed Technical Sales Consultant for Patol in India, with Kannoth Mohanan, Head of Sales, Patol, India.
Fire safety and equipment specialist Patol has appointed a new employee in India as Technical Sales Consultant to work with Kannoth Mohanan, Patol’s Head of Sales for India. The country is one of the most important export markets for the UK based manufacturer of linear heat detection cable (LHDC) and conveyor infra-red transit heat and flame sensors (IRD), and the appointment reflects Patol’s ongoing commitment to serving the region.
Saibal Sikder has particular expertise and experience in power stations, one of the major applications for Patol’s LHDC and IRD’s, having most recently worked as the Chief Design Engineer (Water System Group) in India’s NTPC Ltd (formerly known as the National Thermal Power Corporation) – the organisation which operates under the Indian government’s Ministry of Power and which is responsible for the generation of electricity and allied activities. Amongst his responsibilities during his 33 years with NTPC, Saibal evaluated tender documents, working with vendors and visiting numerous NTPC sites to help co-ordinate more than 21 prestigious projects encompassing fire detection and protection, compressed air systems and hydrogen generation.