Hyderabad-based technology solutions firm Cyient has appointed Prabhakar Shetty as its Chief Digital Officer.
Shetty will spearhead the company’s strategies to expand its digital footprint by scaling the services lines related to connected manufacturing, intelligent products, and platforms and strengthening its digital solutions suite- IntelliCyient, the company said in a statement.
Shetty joins Cyient with over three decades of experience building and nurturing successful consulting and technology businesses.
Before Cyient, he has led large business lines in digital manufacturing, cloud engineering, asset management, PLM, and supply chain management at global service and manufacturing organisations.
Shetty has served as the global head digital manufacturing services and products and solutions at L&T Technology Services before joining Cyient, according to his LinkedIn profile.
Prior to L&T Technology Services, he was the senior vice president and global head, PLM, engineering services, supply chain management and manufacturing at ITC Infotech.
He has also previously worked with KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited, Satyam Computer Services, and Godrej & Boyce among others.
“Prabhakar’s leadership and technology expertise will help accelerate our growth and transformation journey,” said, Krishna Bodanapu, Managing Director and CEO, Cyient.
Shetty will head the incubation of enhanced technology solutions to drive disruptive innovation for Cyient’s customers across smart factory, intelligent supply chain, enterprise asset management, field service management, and aftermarket MRO.
According to Shetty, the Digital Ecosystem is expanding very fast, and the opportunity to help customers’ digitalisation journey is immense.
“I look forward to delivering marquee digital services and solutions to our valued customers,” Shetty added.