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Ajay Goyal

Vice President - IT (Global CIO), General Manager - IT (SAP)

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  • Graduation: MBA ( Finance) , Mechanical Engineering
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  • Languages: English (Full Professional) | Hindi (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 22.02.2020
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SAP Leadership / Architect/ Presales/Premium Consulting 
Attended first SAP partner Academy held in India in 1997 
SAP MM Certified 
SAP WM Certified
Trained in SAP SD 
SAP Logistic Consultant 
20+ SAP large implementations around the globe (USA,China, Belgium, France, India, Spain)
23+ years of SAP experience
Open for Full time/Part time/ Onsite/Remote assignments

Career Progression 
SAP Consultant 
Sr. SAP Consultant 
SAP Practice Head
General Manager - SAP 
Vice President-IT 

  • 04/2011 - 05/2013

    • Zydus Cadila
  • Vice President - IT (Global CIO)
  • Responsible for overall IT strategy, digital transformation, IT initiatives and IT operations for
    Zydus group of companies in India and abroad. Directly managed IT spend of over 100 Cr ($15M) and
    team size of around 100 .
    Responsibility included formulation of IT strategies in tandem with overall business strategies.
    Implementation of cutting-edge technical solutions in various business functions to help
    organization to scale up and achieve growth targets. Preparation of IT budgets and optimize IT spend
    where ever possible. Formation of IT policies and processes related with IT assets, security, data
    protection and information usage. Creation of IT roadmaps related with IT infrastructure, legacy
    applications, SAP rollouts and new technologies areas. Implementation of specialized applications
    like LIMS, DMS, DRM, Electronic Data Rooms etc. Directly managed outsourced IT partner "Accenture"
    relationship. Managed relationships with all top tier IT vendors and partners. Apart from
    implementing 50+ software applications in various business functions as part of digital
    transformation, managed smooth running of IT operations for users in India and carried out global
    SAP rollouts.
    Few projects at Zydus :
    * SAP Implementations at its subsidiaries in France and Spain
    * MS Exchange Implementation and unified communication
    * Setup of a Disaster Recovery Site for mission critical applications
    * Electronic Notebook for around 700 scientists to digitize research and development projects
    * Automated storage and retrieval system in a vertical warehouse (a unique project)
    * Sharepoint based business workflow systems to improve process efficiencies.
    * Revamp of IT infrastructure at 30+ locations (MPLS connectivity, Video Conferencing, Building
    management systems, Data Centers etc.)
    * Rationalization of IT assets , servers, licenses , users, laptops, netbooks, desktops ,
    data-cards etc.

  • 01/2009 - 04/2011

    • Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • General Manager - IT (SAP)
  • Responsible for entire SAP landscape, strategy formulation, execution, team building, partner
    relationships, budgeting, new technology evaluation and projects implementations, rollouts, SAP
    system support, resource management, internal customer satisfaction etc.
    Manage and support all TPL sites in India and its subsidiaries (India, Brazil, Germany, USA etc.)
    Helping the company to grow its SAP footprint exponentially by implementing many cutting-edge
    products, tools and technologies:
    * New GL migration and implementation (amongst the first 3 companies in India to implement it)
    * Business Planning and Consolidation. (amongst the first 5 companies in India to implement it)
    * RF / Barcode implementation at Baddi warehouse (A unique solution developed using BSP ABAP)
    * Business Intelligence /Business Objects based dashboards and KPIs for key decision makers.
    * SAP rollouts at Sikkim plant and two new subsidiaries in Germany
    * Evaluated various technologies/ products for Electronics Batch Manufacturing Records.
    * Acquired coveted CoE certification from SAP.
    * Implemented Treasury management and Business Planning and consolidation solutions

    Created immense value for the company and TPL now stands at a very enviable position in mid-size
    Pharma space as IT is seen as a big enabler for business growth.

  • 01/1991 - 12/1995

    • Bajaj Auto Ltd.
  • Asst. Manager MIS
  • technologies. Headed new technologies evaluation team and was involved in evaluation and
    implementation of technologies like EDI, Interactive Voice Response, Workflow Automation and
    Document Storage and Retrieval systems. Involved in developing and maintaining a home-grown ERP
    system using oracle development tools.

Flexible to travel any where in the world except Africa