Hitesh K Arora

Hitesh K Arora

Chief Technology Officer (Indian Subcontinent) – Yum! Brands (India)

Hitesh has over 25 years of strong experience in efficiently managing Business Operations (P & L), Strategic Business/Organizational Transformation, Sales & Account Management, Information Technology & Operations, with an end objective of delivering value/solutions to customers, suppliers and partners. Presently working as Chief Technology Officer (Indian Subcontinent),with Yum! Restaurants India Pvt Ltd, Gurgaon, India. Prior to the current role, Hitesh was Chief Information Officer for Max Life Insurance, where he led the Technology Transformation engagement while delivering Digitization, Operations excellence, Online Channel, cost optimization and return in value for the Technology led investment to Business / Board.

He is a strong believer and practitioner of creating Strategies, identifying and exploiting synergies & design and rollout roadmaps to meet & exceed Business Goals. He had an innate flair for entrepreneurial skills with demonstrated business acumen in leading and managing the operations and has achieved higher rate of organic growth, while effectively discharging the functions. In addition has a Strong Leadership & Communication skills, pragmatic approach, hard-working, passionate, collaborative, approachable and effective team builder.

He has an extensive experience in conceptualizing and implementing newer initiatives (strategic), nurturing clients / users (across Continents) for enhanced business transformation, financial procedures, pre-sales (building large outsourcing models/proposals), sales (with revenue target), cost & profit monitoring and ensuring value contribution to P & L, building internal business controls and business process re-engineering & transitioning (across locations).

He is respected as a mentor and coach in identifying & developing potential talent in people