2018 January 24 16:03

CMA CGM appoints Rajesh Krishnamurthy as Group Senior Vice President IT & Transformations

The CMA CGM Group has announced the appointment of Rajesh Krishnamurthy as Group Senior Vice President IT & Transformations, effective 12th February 2018, to accelerate its transformation and to deliver on its ambition to become the industry’s leader in new digital solutions, the company said in its press release.

Among Rodolphe Saadé’s 5 strategic priorities, digitalization is considered as a lever for growth, differentiation and performance. Numerous initiatives have already been launched as part of a global strategy: the appointment of a worldwide team of Chief Digital Officers, the establishment of CMA CGM Ventures, the corporate venture structure dedicated to investments in innovative technologies, the development of partnerships with major e-commerce groups, etc. To accelerate this transformation, CMA CGM is recruiting the best specialists in the field and that is why CMA CGM is recruiting Rajesh Krishnamurthy to drive this strategy.

Previously, Rajesh Krishnamurthy was President - Head of Europe and Global Head Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications & Services of Infosys, a global leader in technology services & consulting, helping clients in creating & executing digital transformation strategies. Rajesh's portfolio of responsibilities also included Infosys Consulting, a global advisor to leading companies for strategy, business optimization and technology-enabled transformation programs.

Rajesh Krishnamurthy graduated in Electronics Engineering from the University of Pune, one of India’s premier universities, also called “The Oxford of the East”.