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Power Hour 2022: Karthik Ragothaman, General Manager at bfm, Ranks 60th

As General Manager of bfm, Karthik Ragothaman leads the UAE-wide operations, vision, and growth strategies for this leading integrated facilities management company, with a sound understanding of what makes FM organisations thrive.

Karthik has approximately 20 years of professional work experience in the facilities management sector and is currently spearheading a staff training and digital transformation programme at bfm that includes a BICSc-certified training centre, and newly-opened bfm EYE Command Control Centre in Abu Dhabi, monitoring an ever increasing number of remote client sites throughout the UAE.

In addition to holding a mechanical engineering degree, Karthik is a full member of The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and also holds an MBA degree.

Established in 2008, bfm is a division of Bloom Holding, a Abu Dhabi-based developer of premium real estate, and is a leading IFM service provider committed to delivering end-to-end, best-in-class customised FM solutions.

Recent technological advances implemented by Karthik have enabled bfm to optimise workplace efficiency and deliver exceptional service to customers while effectively managing operational costs at the company.

Protecting people and the planet are key objectives while providing memorable customer experiences through consistent quality service delivery.