Mr. Manabu Itani joined Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) in the year 1985 and started his career as a steam turbine design engineer.
Since then, he has been associated with MHI, working in Yokohama Steam Turbine designing Section for over 24 years. He was the Designing Section Manager during the last one and half years of the period.
Subsequently he was transferred and managed the production of steam turbines, boilers and diesel engines in Yokohama Manufacturing Department; he was the Deputy General Manager for 3 years and the General Manager for 2 and half years.
Mr. Manabu Itani was appointed Whole-Time Director and COO of L&T-MHPS Turbine generators Pvt. Ltd. on 1st October 2015. Prior to that, he was Acting General Manager of Indian Power System Joint Venture Operations Department in MHPS Nagasaki.
He was in charge of design activity and project management for a number of steam turbines. He has also managed the technical transfer of steam turbine for some overseas manufacturers.
Mr. Itani holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, Chiba University.