New Delhi: India’s largest integrated logistics player Allcargo Logistics has appointed Ashish Mathur as Group Chief Information Officer (GCIO) to spearhead the technology initiatives that will take the global leader to the next phase of growth.
The appointment of Mathur, a seasoned IT professional with more than 28 years of rich experience across multi-national organizations and diverse industries, becomes key in the backdrop of Industrial Revolution 4.0, where automation, big data and artificial intelligence seem set to change business dynamics.
He has played various strategic roles in reputed organisations such as Fidelity (FIS), Aon Hewitt, Barclays Bank, WNS Global and Maersk Group at senior positions. He has been instrumental in managing entire gamut of IT services including global infrastructure support, application & ERP Development, business continuity and information security in his previous organisations, apart from setting up of the robotics practice at Maersk.
“Being a global company, in the coming years, technology will be a key focus area for us. We have initiated several steps on the tech front in accordance with our USD 2-billion plan. We believe that technology is going to be a key driver in our growth as the leader as well as enhancing services and solutions to our customers,” said chairman Allcargo Logistics, Shashi Kiran Shetty.
“Allcargo Logistics is known for offering cutting-edge services. And to raise that level of excellence further, we have already started the transformation and are bracing ourselves for this massive change by adopting technologies that will increase ease of business for our customers as well as improve our operational efficiency,” said Ashish Mathur, Group Chief Information Officer (GCIO), Allcargo Logistics.
Mathur holds an Engineering degree in Electronics & Communication from B.I.T. (Ranchi) and an MBA in Systems and Finance from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He is respected in the industry for his thought leadership, inspirational abilities and strong value system.