Kentec strengthens its team to enhance presence in the Indian subcontinent

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Kentec Electronics has announced the appointment of Soumya Bhattcharya as their International Business Development Manager.

This decision underlines the company’s ambition to extend its international footprint, with a keen focus on India and the surrounding regions.

Kentec gears up for growth in a booming market

The fire detection and protection industry in India is on the rise. Forecasts predict a compound annual growth rate of 10.91% by 2031.

With such promising numbers, Bhattcharya’s position at Kentec will play an integral role in driving the company’s growth strategy in a market that is heating up.

Before joining Kentec, Bhattcharya showcased significant achievements in the security and investigations domain.

He was previously associated with Johnson Controls, where he led various initiatives related to building technology and software.

Now, he will work closely with Costas Constantinides, the Head of International Sales at Kentec.

Together, they intend to expand and diversify their presence in local markets, leveraging a culturally sensitive business approach.

Soumya Bhattcharya’s vision for Kentec in India

Regarding his recent appointment, Bhattcharya said: “Joining the Kentec team during such dynamic times is thrilling.

“My background in forging and nurturing partnerships will be instrumental in aiding the international team to solidify their current success in this bustling region.

“Our goal is to capitalise on the popularity of analogue addressable panels such as Taktis and Syncro AS, which are in high demand in the area, and to highlight our globally recognised wireless capabilities that promise to shape the future of fire and security.”

IFSJ Comment

The evolving landscape of the fire and safety sector in India presents a goldmine of opportunities.

Kentec Electronics’ strategic move to bring Soumya Bhattcharya on board speaks volumes about their commitment to tap into this burgeoning market.

Bhattcharya’s vast experience, especially his tenure at Johnson Controls, combined with Kentec’s renowned expertise, creates a synergy that could redefine fire safety standards in the region.

The Indian subcontinent, with its mix of urban advancements and rural expanses, demands a versatile approach to fire safety.

Kentec’s focus on diversifying their offerings and amplifying their wireless capabilities is a step in the right direction.

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