Panduit names global oil director
Dubai, January 27, 2008
Panduit International has named Ashok Patel as the company's new global oil and gas director.
He joins the company with a wealth of experience from cranes process flow technologies where he worked as vice-president of global sales, said a company release.
He was also with Rockwell Automation as the business development manager for the EMEA region, and Schneider Electric where he was a lead business consultant for various sectors.
This complements well with his sound understanding of the key aspects and processes of the Oil and Gas industry, the release added.
“This is a strategic appointment for Panduit and we are delighted to be gaining Ashok’s extensive expertise and experience. He comes with very strong industry references and a proven track record in handling every market “ said Alan Farrimond, managing director for Panduit EMEA.
Ashok will initially be based in Dubai, but will have global responsibility developing EG and NCG sales in the Oil and Gas vertical and leading the virtual Oil and Gas sales team to enhance the company’s position and win in this target vertical, the release added.-TradeArabia News Service