GMCG Global, one of the world’s leading maritime consulting group, has increased its presence in India and East Africa with the appointment of Mr. Nandlal Aher as Managing Director for the region.

As part of his new role with GMCG, Nandlal Aher will also be responsible for the company’s offshore division as its new global head. He takes with him to GMCG a wealth of experience in the marine, offshore, oil and gas industries and is a qualified mechanical engineer as well as Chartered Engineer registered with IET UK.  His experience spans more than 20 years with classification societies, shipyards, engineering consultancies and global upstream oil and gas companies. Before joining GMCG, Nandlal Aher headed up Offshore Division in DNV for the Middle East and Southeast Europe. He has also worked in Global Consultancy and Engineering business prior joining to GMCG.

GMCG Global CEO, Robert Padilla, believes Nandlal Aher’s experience will be invaluable to GMCG’s growing list of global maritime clients.

“We are delighted to welcome Nandlal Aher to GMCG. He has the knowledge and experience of working in offshore design and engineering projects, with classification societies and in the offshore sector. This wealth of knowledge will benefit our clients and strengthen our offering throughout the maritime world. In 2022 GMCG Global will continue our strong growth and Nandlal Aher will play an important part in cementing our relationships with our partners across the globe.”

Nandlal Aher will be responsible for the overall financial performance of the Indian sub-continent business, combining this with his new role as global head of the company’s offshore division.

“This is a great time to be joining GMCG Global as the maritime world recovers from the global pandemic and I am very pleased to start work looking after both the Indian and East African offices. I want to use all my knowledge in developing partnerships with clients for the benefit of GMCG and I am already in contact with GMCG clients in the region. 2022 looks like being an excellent year for us.”