Rakesh Dhanda has been named Chief Information Officer of Rossari Biotech Limited, a Speciality Chemicals company that provides innovative and sustainable solutions for customers across sectors. Rakesh will be in charge of the Rossari group’s transformation to a digital-first business, bringing with him 20 years of experience in IT Operations and Digital Transformation. He would be stationed in Mumbai and report to Mr. Ketan Sablok, Rossari Biotech Ltd’s Group Chief Financial Officer.
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.