Global technology consulting and services company Infosys has announced the appointment of Rajesh Prasad Chaurasia as its new Associate Vice President, overseeing engineering services for aerospace, automotive, discrete, and turbo machinery domains in Europe.
Chaurasia, based in Germany, and in his new role he will leverage his experience to lead engineering services in Europe, supporting clients on their digital transformation journey in the engineering and manufacturing domain. His focus will centre on digital thread and digital twin technologies.
Chaurasia joins Infosys from Accenture Industry X, where he led the aerospace and defense domain while managing key clients in the automotive and discrete manufacturing sectors. This marks Chaurasia's second stint with Infosys, building on his previous 12-year tenure from 2006. During that period, he played a pivotal role in establishing the TMP practice and expanding the company's product lifecycle management (PLM) portfolio. Chaurasia also served as the Engineering Engagement Manager, fostering relationships with global clients across Europe and the Americas in energy, transport, heavy industry, and aerospace.
His responsibilities included overseeing large programs encompassing PLM, mechanical/electronics product development, manufacturing execution systems (MES), industrial internet of things (IoT), and custom software product development.
Chaurasia's experience extends to his two-year tenure with Capgemini as the PLM Senior Consultant, where he successfully led the setup and execution of a large Greenfield PLM implementation for a tier 1 automotive components supplier from Detroit.
Chaurasia, a post-graduate in Applied Mechanics from IIT Delhi and RWTH Aachen University in Germany, has consistently contributed to digital thread and digital twin initiatives throughout his career. His diverse experience includes data model definition, configuration, and customisation of PLM packages, data migration from various legacy systems, and integration with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.