Key appointment as McMenon targets growth in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific

Source: press release, 3 August 2020

McMenon regional general manager for the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions, Bipin Nair
McMenon regional general manager for the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions, Bipin Nair (photo: McMenon)

McMenon Engineering Services has made a key strategic appointment as the company targets further growth.

Bipin Nair, who has over 20 years’ industry experience, has been appointed regional general manager for the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions. He was previously with Wika Group in the Middle East for 10 years, rising to the position of regional marketing manager.

McMenon, a globally recognised manufacturer and supplier of flow and temperature measurement instrumentation, has a 70-year engineering heritage. The company is headquartered in the United Kingdom with a design and manufacturing facility based in Workington, Cumbria, and an additional manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia.

Nair has been tasked with communicating McMenon’s product quality, service and commitment to excellence as well as developing the company’s operations in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.

Anand Puthran, CEO at McMenon, says, “We have strengthened our senior management team as part of our brand building and growth strategy. The Middle East and Asia-Pacific are key markets for McMenon with huge potential for growth. It is therefore important we have the right calibre of people on board to meet our aspirations and deliver a service to clients that exceeds expectations. We are excited to welcome Bipin to the McMenon team.”

Nair says, “McMenon’s engineering heritage, expertise, capability, flexibility and reliability puts it in a strong position to grow. Nurturing our current relationships and building new ones will be key to our strategy. We want our customers to use our expertise and solutions for the most demanding applications to improve overall plant efficiency with minimum downtime.”

McMenon specialises in the design and manufacture of differential pressure flow meters such as orifice plates, averaging pitot tubes, wedge meters, nozzles, Venturi meters (topside and subsea) as well as variable area flow meters and temperature monitoring equipment.

The business plans to bring new products and applications to the market by the end of the year. It also has a contract manufacturing division. The company’s markets include the energy, petrochemicals, power, water, pharmaceuticals, nuclear and basic materials. Products manufactured by McMenon are used in over 50 countries.

The Workington business was acquired from global industrial technology giant ABB in February 2018.