N K is the Managing Director of Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd. from its inception in 1998. He completed his Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy in 1978 and his Post Graduation in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur in 1980. He has over 28 years of experience covering marketing, sales, design, project management, finance and HR. Prior to joining Grundfos Pumps, he was a Director of IAEC Industries making boilers, burners, pollution control equipment, incinerators and energy recovery equipment.
He has earlier worked in the Middle East erecting captive power plants up to 5MW and Transmission and Distribution lines. His first job was with Eicher Tractors.
His job has necessitated travel to many countries and he has been involved in technology transfer to India from other countries. Grundfos India under him has been very successful and also has the distinction of having one of the first green rated buildings in India. His focus has been on water and energy conservation and he is the Chairman of the CII-GBC water management council. He is also active in the Madras Management Association and is a member of the Executive Committee.