Global Chief Information Officer – Thermax Limited
Anil Nadkarni is the Global Chief Information Officer at Thermax Limited – INR 6200 crores Engineering corporate based out of Pune. In this role he is shaping Thermax’s IT strategy and is responsible for integrating all their international IT operations. As a part of IT strategy Thermax recently rolled out Virtual Desk top to 800 of their employees across the country. Vitualised Desktop in Thermax is one of the unique & fastest roll out in the industry.He is a Management post graduate from Mumbai University having 28 years of IT experience..
Anil began his career with Cadbury India Ltd. in their Systems and Planning dept. Eventually he went on to head the IT department of Cadburys. During his stint with Cadbury Anil had a unique distinction of implementing the first SAP solution in the country. He also implemented the VSAT based network during that period.
After 13 years with Cadbury, Anil then joined Thomas Cook India Ltd. as their CIO. Besides developing an IT strategy for the company, Anil once again had the distinction of implementing the SAP solution for the first time in Travel industry within India. He was also instrumental in rolling out the first integrated software to manage Thomas Cook’s business spread across Foreign Exchange, Holidays and Business Travel. During his stint with Thomas Cook Anil was inducted on Thomas Cook’s worldwide IT board based out of London & Frankfurt, for 4 years.
After spending 12 years in Travel industry Anil joined HDFC Standard Life to implement their ERP foray which included Incentive Commission Management, a first such roll out using an ERP solution.
To his credit Anil has delivered lectures in various forums on subjects like communication, ERP, IT strategies not just in India but abroad as well.