BENGALURU, India — Burns & McDonnell India, part of Burns & McDonnell, has named Breck McGary as regional office manager for the firm’s new office in Bengaluru. Nikesh Regmi has been promoted to lead the Transmission & Distribution Group for Burns & McDonnell India.
McGary has been an integral part of the leadership team for Burns & McDonnell India since 2016. While serving as vice president of the Transmission & Distribution Group in India, McGary expanded the team to 400 employees, solidifying its position as the company’s largest group in India. Under his leadership, the group not only grew in number but also established partnerships with 16 other offices around the globe. This expansion has enabled the firm to serve a diverse range of clients, with more than 60 active accounts.
“Breck has distinguished himself through his unwavering commitment to quality and building strong client relationships,” says Chad Hotovec, CEO, Burns & McDonnell India. “In the past decade, Burns & McDonnell India has grown by leaps and bounds and it's due to the amazing individuals delivering optimal solutions to our clients. Breck has a record of supporting his colleagues while exceeding client expectations.”
McGary has nearly two decades of experience in project management, technical oversight, quality control and electrical engineering. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Wyoming and joined Burns & McDonnell in 2015.
Regmi will lead the Transmission & Distribution Group in India. A proven leader, Regmi has served as both an engineering manager and a project manager for engineer-procure-construct (EPC) projects. In these roles, he has marshaled projects from conceptual design through construction and commissioning. Throughout his career, Regmi has spent significant time as a resident field engineer while also managing commissioning and startups for transmission and distribution projects, as well as refining and gas plant projects. Since joining Burns & McDonnell in 2009, Regmi has delivered innovative and forward-thinking solutions crucial to support clients in the power transmission and distribution sector. Regmi holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a master's degree in engineering management from the University of Kansas.
"I'm thrilled to take on this leadership role for the Transmission & Distribution Group at Burns & McDonnell India," Regmi says. "As we build upon our track record of success in the region, we remain committed to delivering top-tier solutions for our clients. With promising project opportunities on the horizon and the ongoing growth of India's power sector, our firm is prepared to further contribute to our clients' success."
Since its inception in 2013, Burns & McDonnell India has played a crucial role within the broader Burns & McDonnell firm. The company has garnered significant national acclaim for its exemplary workplace practices and corporate culture. Notably, Burns & McDonnell India has earned the prestigious distinction of being named a Most Preferred Workplace for 2023-2024 by Team Marksmen, while maintaining certification from the Great Place to Work organization since 2017.
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