Press Release: Nord appoints
new Managing Director for India

Nord Drivesystems has appointed Mr P L Muthusekkar
as Managing Director at NORD Drivesystems Pvt Ltd,
its Indian subsidiary.

The branch employs 75 staff and was created in 1999 at Hinjewadi, Pune, India's engineering capital.

Mr Muthusekkar has 25 years' varied experience of gear sales and marketing activities, ranging from low to high speed geared motors, low or high power, for various applications such as the marine and locomotive industries, turbines, renewable energy and milling. He has worked as Factory Manager and Country Manager for Siemens - Flender Graffenstaden and business unit director for Bonfiglioli.
Mr Muthusekkar is also a member of the GLC Council and an engineering student mentor.

A developer and manufacturer of drive technology, NORD Drivesystems employs some 2,800 people globally and is one of the world's leading suppliers of full-scale, comprehensive drive solutions. NORD's portfolio ranges from standard drives to customised solutions for demanding application requirements, e.g., based on energy-efficient or explosion-protected drives. Gross sales amounted to EUR 412 mn in the 2011 business year. Founded in 1965, the company has grown to include 35 subsidiaries around the world today. NORD´s wide variety of gear types covers torques from 10 Nm to 200,000 Nm. The company also manufactures motors delivering outputs from .12 kW to 200 kW, and power electronics ranging from frequency inverters to servo controllers. NORD's inverter line-up features conventional models for installation in control cabinets as well as design types for fully integrated drive units in decentralized automation environments.

NORD Drivesystems Pvt. Ltd, Pune. Mobile: 096899-00320, 097654-90890. Fax: 91-20-39801216. Email: SSingh@nord-in.com.