Narendra "Ned" Desai

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"Our organization presents a unique approach in today’s corporate environment of mergers and acquisitions.  VRG Control’s size ensures that we can provide rapid response to our customers based upon decades of experience and a vast technical knowledge base.  Because we have done business with many of our customers for many years previous we offer a very intimate relationship with a strong foundation of trust and assurance that our solutions will meet our client’s needs.  I am proud to be part of a storied team with a history of innovation and success.”

 

ndesai@vrgcontrols.com

                                           

Responsibilities

As Accounting and Financial Director, Ned is responsible for the accounting, procurement, human resources management, logistics management, financial oversight and banking liaison.  His strong financial and operations background spans over 35 years in the natural gas industry.  He ensures that accounting and financial considerations are accurate and up-to-date.  His leadership abilities, diplomacy and long-standing relationships with our employees helps to keep our team running smoothly.  Additionally, Ned works closely to manage key vendors to optimize performance and cost control considerations.

 

Summary

Ned’s previous employment with Becker Precision Equipment spanned over 35 years across a number of positions.  Ultimately Ned served as a strong leader as General Manager for “Becker” guiding the company through a number of challenging transitions while maintaining exceptional financial performance and customer satisfaction during his tenure.  His decades long history with Becker provides tremendous value to VRG Controls as it relates to customer relationships, employee relationships and a deep level of technical understanding of the product line and applications.

 

Education

Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering (BSME), School of Mechanical Engineering, 1970

South Gujarat University, Surat, Gujurat INDIA

Masters of Science Mechanical Engineering (MSME) – Design and Vibration Studies, School of Mechanical Engineering, 1973

Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas USA

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) – Operations Management, Graduate School of Business, 1978

Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois USA

 

Licensed and Profession Engineer (PE) - State of Illinois, (1984)

Affiliations

  • Gayatri Gyan Mandir - Temple, Itasca, Illinois, Corporate Secretary and Trustee Since 1997

  • Annual Volunteer – Feed My Starving Children