Pune is my home in India: Peter Vizenetz
Monday, September 17, 2012 AT 12:25 PM (IST)
German businessman has been visiting the city for 2 decades
PIMPRI: German industrialist Peter A Vizenetz (78) who has been visiting Pune almost every year for the past two decades, says the city has now become his home during his sojourn in the country.
Vizenetz, who is the Executive Chairman of the Megatron Group, is presently on a fortnight-long business visit to Pune.He says that he is happy to choose Pune as his base during his India tour.
The German industrialist has business partnership with Bhosari-based Megacraft Enterprises, owned by Anjali and Shreekant Apte. He has also set up factories in France and China.
“I have a hectic schedule during my visit here, but I always find some time to meet people, visit local shops and markets for purchasing items of my special interest and even read the local newspapers,” Vizenetz told this correspondent in Bhosari on Sunday.
Vizenetz says during his stay in Pune, he reads local newspapers throughly. “I am interested even in the news of the local dams filling to their capacities. I also read advertisements and then choose to visit the sales and exhibitions to purchase paintings, antiques and brass items,” he says. “My recent acquisition is a statue of Lord Ganesh, carved in modern art style,” he added.
“While returning, I always choose the airliner which allows me to carry maximum luggage in cargo and also in my hand bags,” says the industrialist.
He has been instrumental in the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Berlin-based AMA Association for Sensors with the local Entrepreneurs International. headed by Santosh Lalwani.
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