New Managing Director for Piller Power India Pvt Ltd
Osterode, Germany - 9th November, 2022
Piller Power Systems, the German power protection specialist has promoted Shailendra Bais to Managing Director of Piller Power India Pvt Limited. He replaces Andrew Vellender, who had stepped up to Head of Aftermarket & Service for the Power Solutions Division of Langley Holdings.
Mr Bias is a power industry specialist with almost 20 years with Piller. Since 2015 he has been Head of Sales at the Indian subsidiary, successfully leading numerous mission-critical “firsts” for Piller in the sub-continent.
“Piller India continues to go from strength to strength and I am excited to be appointed Managing Director of the company. Our plans include expansion of Piller’s presence into new sectors, such as microgrids,” he says.
He is an expert in UPS MV (Medium Voltage) Hybrid IP bus configuration. He has overseen project successes he has overseen in the India market include the first MV IP bus solutions and the first 3.2MW single block MV UPS turnkey project.
The Piller group was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1909 by engineer Anton Piller. Employing around 1000 people worldwide, Piller is headquartered in Osterode, near Hanover, Germany, with subsidiaries across Europe, America, Asia and Australia. Piller occupies a unique position in the electrical infrastructure sector, being the only company to produce both types of electrically coupled UPS technologies and with kinetic energy storage or battery options. The company also manufactures aircraft ground power equipment, 50/60Hz frequency converters, static transfer switches and specialist marine generators. With more than 7000 kinetic energy storage devices and over 6000 high power UPS units installed, Piller has more than 300 service personnel taking care of clients across 24 countries. The Piller group is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multi-disciplined global UK engineering and industrial group, Langley Holdings plc. In 2016, Piller acquired Active Power Inc., the Austin TX flywheel energy storage specialist.