May 6, 2014, Pune, INDIA:- KPIT (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global product engineering and IT consulting partner to automotive & transportation, manufacturing and energy & utility companies, has appointed Baljeet Chhazal as Senior Vice President and Global Head of its Oracle Business Unit. Baljeet brings nearly 20 years of IT and industry experience to this role, and is responsible for growth and expansion of KPIT’s Oracle business, with focus on large client relationships, furthering KPIT’s strategic partnership with Oracle, and building world class delivery competencies across all geographies.
Commenting on the appointment, Pawan Sharma, President & Head of Integrated Enterprise Solutions for KPIT said, “We are very happy to welcome Baljeet to his new role with KPIT. His wealth of experience in Oracle consulting and his deep knowledge in core areas like ERP and supply chain management will provide high value to our customers and further strengthen our relationship with clients as well as Oracle executives.”
Baljeet most recently served as the Head of Oracle business for Infosys’ Manufacturing unit in Americas where he was instrumental in driving large business transformation programs across global clients in Manufacturing, Retail and Life Sciences verticals. Baljeet specializes in supply chain management, large scale program management and ERP implementations, and has helped several clients develop and implement creative sourcing strategies to maximize IT investments.
Commenting on his new role, Baljeet said, “I am impressed by the growth of KPIT’s Oracle Business Unit in the past few years. KPIT has made a number of strategic acquisitions in Oracle space and is obviously a very serious player on Oracle, keen on obtaining market leadership position. There is a tremendous potential for combining KPIT’s industry and Oracle technical expertise which, I believe, is unique to KPIT. I find this very exciting and I think our customers do too.”
Baljeet holds a masters in business management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a degree in Mathematics honors from Punjab University, Chandigarh. He lives in the San Francisco bay area.