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PVN ASSOCIATES was founded in the Year 2007 by Mr. P V Narayanan, fondly referred to as PVN, along with his erstwhile colleagues Mrs. Kalavathi Rajagopalan and Mr. Krishna Kumar Ravi for providing vertical transportation consultancy services.
After spending close to four and a half decades in the industry and after successfully running PVN Associates for close to a decade PVN retired in 2016 after passing the leadership to the next generation.
PVN Associates is proud to have built a culture based on anticipating and understanding clients’ needs, and then working in close partnership with clients and architects to make their designs stronger — more customer-centric, productive, profitable, capable of capturing market opportunities — and thus more valuable.
Over the past years, PVN Associates has grown multifold, adding new operating territories and more verticals.
Clients need a partner who “speaks the language” of their business. PVN Associates has the expertise in elevatoring all types of buildings covering residential, special application, IT parks, Hotels, Hospitals, office complex, commercial buildings and malls.
KK is a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the Bangalore University. Joined Otis Elevator Company, as Graduate Engineer Trainee, and was trained in, Erection, Testing and Commissioning of Elevators. After a successful tenure in sales and installation KK moved to Mitsubishi elevators where he handled Tamil Nadu & Kerala. After spending close to 11 years in the elevator industry, KK joined hands with PVN and Kalavathi to start PVN Associates
Kala is a graduate from the University of Madras, and Joined Otis Elevator Company as a coordinator for field operations. After having got experience in Administration of contracts, she opted for active sales and worked as Senior Sales Executive for 9 years. In all total she has 24 years experience in the field of elevators. During her tenure she mastered the systems, Tendering, administration of contracts, ISO implementation Audits, etc., and with her rich experience, she has joined as a partner and she looks after the management and office administration.
George is a graduate in electrical & Electronics Engineering from College of Engineering Trivandrum, and joined Otis Elevator Company in June 1974. He was given continuous training up to 1979 in installation maintenance, Modernization of all type of Vertical Transportation elevators. After successful training, he was appointed as Construction head in Hyderabad, Area Executive In Trivandrum, Coimbatore & taking over Area operation of Kerala from 1993 to 2007. After spending 34 years in Otis, KJG served Mitsubishi Elevators in Dubai & Abu Dhabi as Project Manager for five years handling various major projects like, Motor City & IPIC apart from his heading the departments of Contract Administration Department, Project Systems and purchase.
In all, George has worked 38 years in India & UAE and gained rich experience in the field of Vertical transportation & decided to join with PVN Associates to start its operations in Kerala, Coimbatore, Mangalore & Kanyakumari.
Amanullah started his career in Otis Elevator Company as a Field Trainee. He has 32 years experience in elevator engineering. Held senior positions in Otis, Schindler and Mitsubishi in India & UAE. He has a rich experience particularly in testing, commissioning, safety and quality Audit. He last served in Mitsubishi Elevators in Dubai as Quality Assurance Engineer for high rise and high speed elevators. Performance, Safety Audit and Quality Assurance are his special skills, which we offer as our services.
Krishnan started his career in Otis Elevator Company as a Field Trainee. He has 23 years experience in elevator engineering. He was deputed to United Kingdom to execute MRL elevators which were just introduced into the market. Krishnan has hands on experience in installing, testing commissioning and carrying out quality inspection on elevators and escalators. His entire experience has been with Otis prior to Joining PVN Associates.
Benjamin started his elevator industry career with Mitsubishi Elevators as a Field Engineer. He has 12 years experience in elevator field. He moved over to L&T to handle Vertical and Horizontal transportation systems for major projects and has a worked in Major Airport projects such as Delhi International Airport, Mumbai International Airport and Bangalore International Airport. With this rich experience, Benjamin joined PVN Associates to handle Design engineering.
Roopa is a Senior Architect with 12 years experience and has handled major projects. She has worked with some of the well known Senior Architects like Mr. V.K. Giridhar, M/s. C R NarayanaRao and others. With a rich experience in designing buildings, she has joined PVN Associates. Team PVN Associates with the addition of Roopa, is well poised for giving a wholesome consultancy in Mechanical Parking Systems.
Maheswari has been working with PVN Associates since its inception. She is responsible for all administrative work and closely works with Kalavathi with respect to invoicing, record keeping and general administration of the office.