Datuk Seri Mahesh

(GOPIO International Excellence Award 2017 - MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING )

Datuk Seri Mahesh, the youngest son in a family of 4, washed cars to being a welder after school hours to earn extra cash when he was only 13 years old. He says today, that he did not see his past as something difficult that he had gone through in life. It had taught him to stay focused and determined to achieve his goals.

Datuk Seri Mahesh 39, born 21st December 1976, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of KRIS TIGA GROUP since the company was incepted in 2001. Re-energizing the ground he walked on his early education in Klang and later graduating with a Bachelor of Science Electrical & Electronic degree from the University of Warnborough (UK) and Master in Business Administration from the University of Abertay Dundee (Australia), served as an engineer with various private organizations. He knew that to grow as an icon organization it was going to be tough and not easy.

A down-to-earth character, charismatic and always confident, at the age of 24 he took over the post as a Managing Director with a vision to be a world class electrical engineering contractor. “We have a good team and I am just the captain of a lot of good players” he says. Under his leadership, with just RM1000.00 in hand he managed to win several key projects locally and abroad. He then successfully led KRIS TIGA BERHAD to be a multi-million dollar company.

Optimistically forging ahead he acquired WISMA KRIS TIGA at Shah Alam in 2004 and by 2012 acquired the 12 storeys Menara K3 at Bkt. Tinggi, Klang, which is now his new corporate head- quarters.

His core business is best defined by the 3Ds ‘Difficult, Dirty and Dangerous’ Despite that and even during difficult times he believes in producing top quality work, maintain high safety and execute with high level professionalism. He believes in no shortcuts and works 18 hours a day and strive to complete his projects before time.

Datuk Seri Mahesh aims to be an internationally competitive world class Mechanical & Electrical Contractor. To achieve this he is committed to forge reliable, truthful and long term smart and endurable partnership with all our clients’ employees, suppliers, business partners and shareholders.

To date Datuk Seri Mahesh has been awarded several young entrepreneurs awards and was awarded the Dato’ by the Sultan of Pahang in 2011 and subsequently a Datuk Seri Award by the Sultan of Selangor in 2012 in recognition of capabilities and entrepreneurial skills A go getter and he is well known in the Industry as the ‘Wave Rider’