MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Louis Berger has appointed Kshitish V. Nadgauda as vice president and managing director for the company’s South Asia operations based in India, effective Dec. 22, 2015. In his new role, Nadgauda will primarily focus on project delivery, financial performance and the management of support functions throughout India and South Asia. Nadgauda will also focus on developing a new client base in the region that will lead to sustainable and profitable growth.

Kshitish Nadgauda, vice president and managing director for Louis Berger's India operations“Kshitish’s strategic leadership and vision will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen our operations in India and South Asia,” said Tom Topolski, president for Louis Berger’s international operation. “Kshitish’s appointment underscores our overall commitment to the region. With his in-depth industry knowledge, we will develop solutions to deliver greater business value to our clients.”

Before joining Louis Berger, Nadgauda was based in Oman and New York, and held leadership positions at Parsons, a leading engineering, construction and technical services provider. Nadgauda brings more than 27 years of international and U.S. experience in operations, management, and design and construction supervision. During his time in Oman, he established Parsons as the premier consulting engineering office for transportation projects.

Earlier in his career, Nadgauda served at Tams Consultants Inc., an engineering consulting firm in New York, and at Larsen & Toubro, an Indian multinational conglomerate.

Nadgauda is a licensed professional engineer in New York and holds a Master of Science in civil engineering from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from University of Pune, India. Nadgauda speaks English, Hindi, Marathi, French, German and Chichewa.

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