Mumbai: Rossari Biotech Limited, a Speciality Chemicals manufacturer providing intelligent and sustainable solutions for customers across industries, has announced the appointment of Rakesh Dhanda as the Chief Information Officer. Rakesh brings with him 20 years of experience in IT Operations & Digital Transformation and will be responsible for the Rossari group’s transformation to being a digital-first business. He will be based out of Mumbai and report to Mr. Ketan Sablok, Group Chief Financial Officer, Rossari Biotech Ltd.
Commenting on the appointment, Sunil Chari, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Rossari Biotech Ltd. said, “The pandemic has accelerated the pace of digitization across industries and the role of technology will continue to be significant in determining the success of all companies in the near future.As businesses re-position themselves and expeditiously move towards digital technologies, the role of the CIO in driving transformation has become more crucial than ever before. Rakesh will help us incorporate this transformation in every business vertical so that we can become digitally advanced as a group. I am proud to welcome him to the team and am confident his industry experience will add immense value to our organization, helping us take our operations and delivery to the next phase of sustainable growth.”
In his expansive career, Rakesh has been responsible for formulation of Digitalization Strategy for all business units and implementing customized digital solutions to make significant positive impact; in terms of productivity improvement, people & asset safety and cost optimization. A seasoned IT Professional with experience in industries like Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Power & Automation Sector Companies,Rakesh has expertise in Strategizing, Designing and Delivery of high performing IT & Digital ecosystem to drive business growth.
Sharing his thoughts, Rakesh Dhanda, Chief Information Officer, Rossari Biotech Ltd. said, “I am a firm believer that technological advancement truly holds the power to increase scale and deliver tangible results from a business and customer-centricity perspective. It’s exciting to join Rossari Biotech, a company that has been growing magnificently since its IPO launch last year. With the focus being on integration of recent acquisitions like Tristar and Unitop, I look forward to leveraging my previous experience and knowledge to lead the business in moving forward digitally.”
Rakesh is a Post-Graduate in AI & ML from Texas University, Executive MBA from UPES Dehradun and M.Sc. (Software) from Kurukshetra University. He has been previously associated with L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited, Asahi India Glass Limited and Cairn India Limited.