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Mr. Pugazhenthi B
MD

Pugazhenthi B is a qualified Mechanical Engineer with over 30 years of technical and managerial experience in the Middle East and India. He started his career in 1990 with an established Pressure Vessels and Storage Tanks manufacturing company in India. In 1994 he kick-started his middle east career in Saudi Arabia and later moved to UAE in 1996 with National Petroleum Construction Company, one of the most prominent EPC contractors in Onshore & Offshore projects.
In 2007 Pugazhenthi B, established Avenir International Engineers and Consultants, a multi-disciplinary engineering services company in Abu Dhabi. Now Avenir had grown into a multi-national company with offices in India and UAE.
He extended his business to NDT & Metallurgical testing arena by acquiring Best Choice Testing Services in 2013 which is based in Dubai, and is now looking into further diversifying and growing the business to other GCC countries.

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Mr. Isaivanan M
Human Resources & Administration Manager

Joined BCTS in 2016. Isaivanan holds an MBA in finance and is responsible for Human Resources & Administration. He has over 25 years of experience in HR, General Management, and Accounting. During his career, he held senior leadership positions in FMCG and Banking sectors in India and the Middle East.

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Mr. Gangadurai D.
Operation Manager

Gangadurai joined as Senior Technician and promoted to Operation Manager, has achieved Level II certifications in VT, MT, UT, and PT in accordance with ASNT-TC-1A. He has over 15 years’ experience in NDT and Inspection field.

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Mr. Biplab Karmakar
QHSE Manager

Mr. Biplab has over 20 years of NDT experience. He holds Bachelor in Science & ASNT-TC-1A Level II certifications. He is also a BARC qualified Radiation Safety Officer. Prior to joining BCTS, he served in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong & India in various companies including Bureau Veritas.

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Mr. Andrews Arockia Raj
Level III & Inspection Manager

Joined BCTS in 2020. Mr. Andrews, Masters in Science & Philosophy has over 15 years of NDT & Level III Inspection experience. Andrews holds an ASNT Level III Certification in PT, UT, RT and VT, as well as PCN Level III Certification in MT and UT.  Prior to joining BCTS, he served various pressure vessel & boiler manufacturing companies in India as Inspection Manager. He is involved in expanding the business in training and development arena.

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Mr. Aravind SR
NDT Manager

Mr. Aravind holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, ASNT Level III Certification in RT and MT as well as certified welding Inspector CSWIP 3.1 joined BCTS in 2017 as NDT Manager. He worked in Saudi Arabia, UAE & India as NDT Manager for various projects.  He is instrumental in adding an advanced NDT portfolio in BCTS which is ongoing successfully.

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Mr. Rajaram
Manager Mechanical Testing

Mr. Rajaram joined BCTS in 2017 as Manager, Mechanical Testing. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, ASNT Level II Certification in VT, UT, RT, and MT. He has over 10 years’ experience in successfully running Mechanical Testing laboratories in India and Dubai. He ensures timely delivery of sample preparations in the BCTS Machine shop.

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Mr. Harish
Manager Metallurgy

Mr. Harish has over 10 years’ experience in Metallurgical testing, Chemical & Corrosion analysis of various metals and alloys. He holds a degree in Metallurgy, ASNT Level II Certification in VT, UT, RT, and MT. Prior to joining BCTS, he gained experience in various steel industries in India & Metallurgical testing laboratories in the middle east. He is also actively working on adding additional portfolio’s and business strategies in BCTS.

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Mr. Suresh kaimal
Marketing Manager

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Mr. Shanmugasundaram
Senior Inspection Engineer

Mr. Rajaram joined BCTS in 2017 as Manager, Mechanical Testing. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, ASNT Level II Certification in VT, UT, RT, and MT. He has over 10 years’ experience in successfully running Mechanical Testing laboratories in India and Dubai. He ensures timely delivery of sample preparations in the BCTS Machine shop.

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Mr. Nazar shamsudeen mohamed
Sales and PWHT Manager

Mr. Harish has over 10 years’ experience in Metallurgical testing, Chemical & Corrosion analysis of various metals and alloys. He holds a degree in Metallurgy, ASNT Level II Certification in VT, UT, RT, and MT. Prior to joining BCTS, he gained experience in various steel industries in India & Metallurgical testing laboratories in the middle east. He is also actively working on adding additional portfolio’s and business strategies in BCTS.

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Mr. Thurafat Ali
Consultant

Consultant, Mechanical Engineer having more than 30 years of experience in Hydrocarbon industries related to Construction of Power Plants, Refineries, Oil & Gas Industries, Cross Country Pipelines and Third-Party Inspections in India and the Middle East.
Certified Lead Auditor in Quality Management System, Certified Welding, Painting, and Lifting Inspections in IRCA, AWS, CSWIP, BGAS, and CIA Accreditation. Major oil companies approval in QA/QC & TPI like Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO) & ADNOC group companies.

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Mr. Raja
Consultant

Oil & Gas, Power Industry Consutant
Providing consultation and facilitate Oil & Gas, Power sector Project Management System activities for investors in- house as well as Project Sites.
Qualified Mechanical Engineer with 30 Years of hands on experience in Oil & Gas, Petroleum Refineries and Energy sector in Design, Engineering, Maintenance, Commissioning and Operations.