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Chandrasekar (Chandru) Thyagarajan has 27 years of experience in finance and operations in Indian and global companies in the areas of business finance, accounting, costing of products and services, business controls and financial risk management, financial restructuring, sourcing of funds, procurement, real estate and transport operations.

Chandru has been with IBM for over 15 years and is currently the Vice President–Finance and CFO for IBM in India / South Asia. Prior to this role, Chandru has held several finance and operations leadership positions in IBM including that of CFO, IBM India/South Asia Domestic Business, COO for Global Business Services, IBM India/South Asia, CFO for Global Business Services, IBM Growth Markets based in Singapore, CFO for IBM Daksh Business Process Services and finance lead for IBM’s global delivery missions located in India. Prior to joining IBM, Chandru worked for 12 years in several Indian companies in the automobile, financial services and IT industries.

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SSF Excellence Awards, Felicitations & Recognition at the 5th Annual BPM & Shared Services Conclave 2015

Shared Services Forum, India, felicitates Rahul Singh (President – Financial Services Division, HCL Technologies) with the PIONEERING BUSINESS ACHIEVER Award

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Rebooting Business Process Strategy To Outcompete by Rakesh Sinha, Co-Founder, SSF and Business Leader, RvaluE Group

Transforming Big data to Actionable Insights – Building Sustainable Differentiation by Dr. Sukanyya Misra, SVP, Mastercard Advisors

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ONGC embarked upon realignment of its multi-faceted business activities through the powerful medium of IT. The IT mission was realigned ‘To develop an integrated, flexible and standardized Information Technology architecture to position ONGC towards fundamental competitive advantage’. To achieve this objective, Project ICE – Information Consolidation for Efficiency was born,out of the strategic vision of … Continue reading Project ICE @ Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd


Key initiatives taken during BPM Implementation/ Automation: FileNet enabled, progressive payment life cycle reduction from 90 days to 53 days further reduced to 17 days in Jun’13 with >85% payment on time through VPOT (Vendor Payment on Time) program Fully automated in-house tool was developed for revenue reporting by integration of the billing systems with … Continue reading BPM Strategy at Airtel Centre of Excellence


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