Hindalco appoints Poorav Sheth as President, CDIO

Hindalco appoints Poorav Sheth as President, CDIO
Key Highlights

Previous Position

Chief Digital Officer, Godrej & Boyce

Total Experience

25 + Years

Reason For Shuffle

Overseeing the company's digital and IT operations, ensuring that technology plays a significant role in Hindalco's development.

Current Industry Size

10,000 +

Indian aluminium and copper manufacturer Hindalco has appointed Poorav Sheth as its new President and Chief Digital & Information Officer (CDIO)

He will be taking over from the current CDIO, Jagdish Ramaswamy, who is set to retire in the coming months as part of a well-planned succession. 

Hindalco Industries Limited is the flagship metals company of the Aditya Birla Group. 

Prior to joining Hindalco, Sheth served as the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at Godrej & Boyce starting in September 2020. During his tenure, he successfully established the Corporate Digital division and implemented Digital & Analytics initiatives across G&B's 14 companies. His focus was on driving business-oriented initiatives to modernise manufacturing, logistics, sales & distribution, and related products. Key elements of these initiatives included leveraging cloud platforms, enhancing cybersecurity measures, and providing digital upskilling for the workforce. 

Sheth comes with over 18 years of diverse expertise and extensive domain knowledge. 

Before joining Godrej & Boyce, Sheth served as the Chief Digital & Information Officer at Piramal Glass. During his tenure, he successfully led analytics- and data-driven transformation efforts in key areas such as connected supply chains, smart manufacturing, digital workplace, and customer experience. 

Prior to this role, Sheth was responsible for heading the Digital consulting practice at L&T Infotech for Europe & Asia-Pac. He provided valuable digital transformation advisory services to global customers in the financial, retail, and manufacturing industries. 

With more than 25 years of combined experience in technology and business strategy, Sheth has a proven track record in managing large transformation programs, account management, global delivery management, and consulting. 

Sheth holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology, University of Mumbai. 


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