Gentari appoints Navjit Gill as India country head
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Gentari appoints Navjit Gill as India country head

Gentari Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s oil and gas company PETRONAS, has appointed Navjit Gill as its new country head for India, effective July 10, 2023.

Gill brings 34 years of experience in the energy and marine sectors to his new role. He was previously CEO of First Energy Pvt Ltd and the chief commercial officer of SB Energy.

Throughout his illustrious career, he has held key positions at GE Renewables India Pvt Ltd, Rolls-Royce Marine India Pvt Ltd, and KSK Energy Ventures, further solidifying his expertise and accomplishments within the energy industry. Gill begah his career at large engine manufacturer Wartsila, where he spent almost 17 years in various assignments.

“Navjit’s vast experience in the Indian energy sector makes him an invaluable addition to the Gentari India team. With India’s increasing focus on achieving net zero goals, the country presents extensive opportunities for global private players to contribute. We have full confidence that Navjit will hit the ground running in developing our three core pillars: Renewable Energy, Hydrogen and Green Mobility. As India rapidly ascends to become the world’s fourth largest economy and third largest energy consumer, Navjit’s expertise will enable us to capitalise on this growth and make a significant impact,” said Sushil Purohit, CEO of Gentari.

As India country head, Gill will lead the Gentari team in growing all three core pillars, fortifying its presence not only in Commercial & Industrial sectors by 2025 but also in utility-scale renewables, as well as collaborating to propel the company’s green hydrogen ambitions, and expanding its green mobility footprint. Gentari India also targets to pursue opportunities in areas where it can offer integrated clean energy solutions.

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