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Pravinchandra R Shahu

CIO & Head - Digital

An Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai alumni, Pravinchandra Shahu is a transformational leader and a remarkably formidable Information Technology professional. With a career spanning over 28 years across various global and regional enterprises, Shahu has an exemplary track record of leading teams in times of change, designing and driving the creation of technology solutions that generate a competitive edge and accelerate the growth of the business.

As Head of Digital, Shahu is responsible for lending strategic vision and direction in key areas such as Digital Asset Management, Asset Digitisation, Asset Condition Monitoring and Asset Performance Management using the Industry 4.0 solution stack. As CIO, he is responsible for providing strategic leadership and technical expertise to ensure the smooth running of IT services, systems and applications for all Business Units. He also holds the responsibility to collaborate with the business to explore developmental ideas & current processes while positioning the company for long-term sustainable success and identifying and managing technology risks across the organisation. He is also part of the Executive leadership team providing strategic leadership for business growth.

Shahu’s first stint at TCE was as a young engineer from 1992 to 2000. Shahu worked with Wockhardt Ltd. from 2000 to 2008 and returned to his alma mater TCE, in 2008. He was responsible for developing various software packages, designing the Local Area Network of various TCE offices, providing consultancy services for external clients, etc.

Throughout his association with TCE, Shahu has spearheaded momentous technological transformation journeys like conceptualising ‘Digital PMO’ and designing and developing various processes, namely, Employee self-service portal, Project Lifecycle Management, Invoicing and cost control, Project forecasting and governance etc. He has also developed and designed in-house HR applications for Talent Acquisition, Talent Management & Succession Planning, Performance Management, LMS, EES Intranet Portal etc.

Through his rich portfolio, Shahu brings a wealth of experience fostering technology partnerships while linking strategy to execution. His vast body of work is preceded by his passion for championing a culture where people are engaged and are provided opportunities to take risks, experiment and share ideas. He believes in constantly adding demonstrable value not just as Business Technology Leader but also as an overall strategic visionary and change agent.

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