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Dhaval Mankad Joins Vadilal Industries Limited as Vice President - IT (CIO)

2024/05/27 12:01 pm | Reading Time: 4:00

Dhaval Mankad has announced his appointment as Vice President - IT (CIO) at Vadilal Industries Limited. Mankad expressed his excitement about the new role, stating, "I am thrilled to join Vadilal Industries Limited as their Vice President - IT (CIO). I am eager to contribute my expertise and experience to the Group's ongoing success and digital transformation plans."


Dhaval Mankad


Before joining Vadilal Industries, he served as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Havmor Ice Cream Private Limited, a leading ice cream brand in India and a subsidiary of the global conglomerate Lotte Group. In this role, he spearheaded IT and digital transformation strategies for over six years.

His primary focus has been on harnessing technology as a key competitive advantage to enhance business performance and operational efficiency. He has a proven track record of driving digital initiatives with a focus on process automation, simplification, turnaround time reduction, and productivity enhancement.

Championing a 'Data First' strategy, Mankad empowers companies with actionable insights for informed decision-making. His expertise spans a wide range of areas, including:

  • SAP ERP implementation and roll-outs
  • Enterprise IT infrastructure and data center setups
  • Customer application developments
  • Cloud management
  • Distribution and dealer management systems
  • Sales force IT tools
  • Manufacturing process improvement
  • IoT-enabled supply chain and smart factory initiatives
  • IT security and governance

With over 25 years of experience in technology management and digital transformation, he has led and contributed to numerous transformative projects across diverse industries, including power, shipbuilding, and ice cream. His extensive background and commitment to leveraging technology will undoubtedly support Vadilal Industries' growth and innovation in the competitive FMCG sector.

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