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  • DANWAY Emirates LLC
  • Vice Chairman
  • Group Managing Director & CEO
  • Chief Finance Officer

Adel Al Nowais

Vice Chairman

Adel Al Nowais

Vice Chairman

S. G. Nair

Group Managing Director & CEO

S.G. Nair brings more than 45 years of professional experience gained in a number of senior leadership roles in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and India. S.G. Nair has played a key role in the establishment of Danway EME and is responsible for leading the strategic direction and operational management of Danway EME business activities in the Middle East. He has been the General Manager of Danway EME since its inception in 1990 and was appointed Managing Director in 2007.

S.G. Nair is a chartered Electrical Engineer graduated from the College of Engineering – Trivandrum, India. He is also a member of the Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) and Institution of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (USA) and has undergone management training in Holland and Belgium.

Amit Bansal

Chief Financial Officer

Amit Bansal has over 20 years of experience in Finance, Accounts, IT and Administration functions of various manufacturing and contracting companies. He is MBA Finance, Certified Public Accountant (U.S.) and associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountant of India.

Amit has joined the company in 2007 as Finance controller and promoted as CFO in year 2012. He is responsible for the Financial and Administration functions including development and delivery of the company’s strategy, budget, business plan and corporate policies.

  • Chief Operating Officer
  • General Manager – Projects
  • Area Manager – Abu Dhabi
  • Country Manager – KSA
  • Country Manager – Bahrain

Rakesh Gaekwad

Chief Operating Officer

Rakesh Gaekwad has over 28 years of Experience in the Construction Industry. He was appointed Chief Operating Officer with effect from April 2021 and is responsible for the overall operations of Projects undertaken by Danway EME, including Engineering, Contracts, Procurement as well a Tendering Departments. He holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology, India.

Rakesh started his professional career with Danway as a Trainee Engineer in 1993 and rose within the ranks to hold various managerial positions in Tendering, Project Management and General Manager – Commercial.

H. Nagaraj

General Manager – Projects

Nagaraj Harpanahalli has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Mysore University India and has over 26 years of experience in Engineering, Project Management & Execution of Power Plants, High Voltage Substations, HV / MV Cabling, Oil Refineries / Terminals, Airports, Industrial & other Infrastructure Projects. Nagaraj joined Danway as a Sr. Design Engineer in the year 2002 and contributed towards Danway’s inorganic growth assuming various responsibilities over the years. He has served the organization as Head of Engineering / Testing & Commissioning and Mechanical Departments.

He has led some of Danway’s challenging projects as a Project Manager & also served as Divisional Manager for Power & Utilities vertical. He was appointed as General Manager – Projects (Dubai & Northern Emirates) in Jan – 2020. Prior to joining Danway, Nagaraj has worked in India with one of the leading Engineering companies as a Design Engineer.

Raid Channo

Area Manager – Abu Dhabi

Raid Channo has over 30 years’ experience in the electrical & instrumentation fields of Power Transmission and Distribution related to contracting business in industrial and Oil & Gas projects. He has held various roles in his carrier in the field of Construction & Projects Management for mega projects in various countries.

As a Manager for Abu Dhabi area, he is responsible for the business development, execution & completion of projects. He holds bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

Kathirvel M.

Country Manager – KSA

Kathirvel carries 27 years’ experience in Project Management, Engineering management, Site & Construction Management related to Power Generation & Distribution, Heavy industrial, Oil & Gas & Infrastructure projects. Having extensive work, communication and leadership experience in study, Detailed Design & construction phases of the project in the complex multi-disciplinary projects. Holds Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Master’s degree in Construction Project Management & PMI certified Project Management professional (PMP). More than 20 years’ work experience in the construction projects in UAE, Saudi Arabia & Oman.

As Business Unit Head of Danway Saudi Arabia, responsible for the Business development and Project management and deliver the company’s business plan.

Danway Saudi Arabian team is committed to excel and exceed over the company’s objectives.

Viswajeet Pandey

Country Manager – Bahrain

Viswajeet Pandey serving to mega projects from Last 25 years’ which includes Oil refineries, Aluminium Plants, Steel Plants, Infrastructure Projects etc. experience in managing EPC projects, All type of Mechanical. Electrical and Civil Works on turnkey basis . He has held various roles in his carrier includes as a head of Project Management, Project Procurement and Business development etc.

As a Country Manager – Bahrain, he is responsible for the company’s growth in Bahrain with business development and execution of the projects with customer delight.

Ashraf Aldorr

General Manager – EPDC

Ashraf has a 32 years’ experience in Electrical power system, distribution & automation. He has held various roles in his carrier in the field of Business Development, Sales, Marketing and general management in Middle East & Africa with proven record to develop and start business from scratch. He holds bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. As a general manager he is managing a complete value chain of Sales, Tendering, Project Management, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Production, Q.C and Service. Has direct responsibility of Profit & Loss and business growth.

EPDC management team is committed to total customer satisfaction

Asif Mashhadi

Operations Manager – EPDC

Asif has over 36 years’ experience in the electrical field of Power Transmission and Distribution related equipment and systems. He has held various roles in his carrier in the field of Sales, Manufacturing, Turnkey Contracts and business development. As a Business Unit head of EPDC Division, he is responsible for the Commercial Action Plan and Production facility. He holds bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

EPDC management team is committed to total customer satisfaction.

Aboobaker Mohammed

Head of Mechanical Division

(Power & Water and Access Division)

Aboobaker Mohammed has Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with over 35 years of experience in the field of sales, service, Contracting, Procurement, Business development, Commercial and Quality Assurance. Aboobaker has joined Danway in 1990 as Sales and Service Engineer of Pumps Division and contributed towards Danway’s growth assuming various responsibilities over the years. He was serving as Divisional Manager of Pumps Division when he had left Danway in 2007 to take assignment in ADNOC Subsidiary and re-joined Danway in 2017 as Commercial Manager.

He has been assigned additional responsibility of head of Mechanical Division (Power & Water, and Access) and is responsible for the Techno Commercial activities and P&L of the Division.

Danway Mechanical division management team is committed to total customer satisfaction

Vijay Kadam

General Manager – IRS

Vijay Kadam has over 25 years of Experience in Industrial and Retail, Weighing, Packaging, Automation, PPE Industry. He is responsible for overall business activities of Danway Emirates LLC. He holds Executive M.B.A. Degree from S.P. Jain School of Global Management.

Vijay was appointed General Manager – IRS with effect from January 2012 and has been employed in various Technical and Commercial, Management role since joining as Division Manager in 2003.

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