Selvanayagam previously held the role of sales director at the company. He joined Engel Machinery India in 2005 as a service engineer and was a project manager in the packaging business unit of the company in Austria.
"We are delighted to have gained the support of Mr Selvanayagam as managing director,” said Dr Stefan Engleder, CEO of the ENGEL Group. “He has been rooted in the Engel Group of companies for many years and knows both the Indian and European markets like the back of his hand.”
The subsidiary has been in India since 1998 and supplies machines to the automotive industry.