Sterling and Wilson appoints Raghu Menon as CEO, CoGen Business
Mr. Raghu Menon, CEO, CoGen Business.
Mumbai, May 28, 2020: Sterling and Wilson Pvt Ltd, India’s leading EPC company and part of Shapoorji Pallonji Group, announces the appointment of Mr. Raghu Menon as the Chief Executive Officer of its CoGen Business. He will be responsible for business development, market growth and the P&L for the business. Mr. Menon has been with the company as a COO since 2018.
Commenting on his appointment as the CEO, Mr. Raghu Menon said, “I am glad for the role given to me to lead the business, and I will endeavor to drive the company’s vision of power generation through efficient technologies and customized solutions. We will work as a cohesive and collaborative team with the sole aim of delivering solutions that are customer centric and lead to customer delight.”
As a COO, Mr. Menon was responsible for Ontime Performance, Quality Supply, HSE Implementation, P&L support with top and bottom-line achievements of the CoGen Business. Mr. Menon has more than two decades of experience across industrial products and turnkey solutions, having played CXO roles in Oil & Gas and Power Generation companies. He has worked with Global MNCs at the P&L role and in various functions of technology, M&A, business development, product development, overseas market penetration, vendor development, and operations management.
Mr. Menon is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University and holds a Diploma in Marketing Management from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai.
SWCOGEN is a one-stop-shop solutions provider for Open Cycle, Combined Cycle, CHP, Gas, Liquid Fuel, and Waste-to-Energy based power plants. With the acquisition of majority stake in its Italian subsidiaries STC Power and Costell, in 2016, today SWCOGEN has established itself as a dominant player in the distributed energy space with over 1800MW of Power Plants execution experience across India, Italy, US, UK, UAE, Romania, Poland, Nigeria and Oceania region.
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Sterling and Wilson is an excellent example of how the Shapoorji Pallonji family has nurtured long term associations with its business partners. The Mistry and Daruvala families have been partners in Sterling and Wilson for three generations. Sterling and Wilson has shown an extremely positive growth, from a turnover of INR 2,245 crore in 2012, today the group has crossed a turnover of INR 12,000+ crore. From being a predominantly India focused company in 2010, Sterling and Wilson now operates across the Middle East, Africa, Americas, Australia, and Europe. From being mainly focused on doing MEP projects in India, the company over the past 10 years has set up global operations in MEP, Diesel Generator sets, Gas-based Power Plants, Turnkey Data Centers, Transmission & Distribution, and Solar EPC. With its recent foray into Wind and Energy Storage, Sterling and Wilson is perfectly poised to play a pivotal role in the global trend of moving away from thermal plants to a future of renewable energy with storage. As a responsible corporate entity, Sterling and Wilson has been actively contributing to socio-economic development of the communities in which it operates, through various CSR activities. The Company’s first solar diesel hybrid with 37 MWh battery energy storage system is empowering the future generations of Africa with the region’s largest battery energy storage.