EY appoints Rajan Sachdeva as India Digital Lead

New Delhi: With digital disruption transforming the business landscape, EY, the leading global professional services organization, is accelerating its digital agenda significantly. Earlier this week, EY inducted Rajan Sachdeva as Digital Leader for India and Head of its Technology Consulting Practice.

EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity.

In this newly created role, Sachdeva will be responsible for leading the integration of digital strategy across all EY Service Lines and Sectors in India, with a view to helping clients develop a holistic digital approach in today’s connected world and also help the firm grow its managed services portfolio.

Sachdeva joins EY from a leading global management and professional services company, where he held several leadership positions in Digital Advisory, Technology Transformation, Managed Services and Enterprise Resource Planning, across multiple geographies.

In addition to being the digital lead for India, Sachdeva will also drive the technology consulting strategy for EY in key emerging markets such as Africa, India & Middle East (AIM) for Advisory Services, where EY has a strong presence and has significant expansion plans for its portfolio of Digital, Analytics and Cyber Security offerings.

Commenting on appointing Sachdeva, Rajiv Memani – Chairman of India Region and Global Emerging Markets Committee, EY, said, “We are excited to have Rajan on board.  Digital is today helping us deliver significant breakthroughs for our clients and we are accelerating our digital agenda considerably with several new leadership hires. Sachdeva brings dynamic leadership in this direction. With his experience in digital strategy and large-scale transformation design, he will play an integral role in harnessing the full potential of digital.”

In India, EY has been working closely with Microsoft, SAP, IBM, GE Digital and several other tech majors in the areas of cloud, AI, Robotics and Digital strategy.

EY was also selected as a GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) and has launched DigiGST, a secure technology platform to enable GST compliance. India is a hub for several of EY’s technology centers of excellence in AI, Robotics, cyber security and eDiscovery, with centers in Trivandrum, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad. A new facility is also being considered in Mumbai, says the company.

On his appointment, Rajan Sachdeva, India Leader – Digital and Technology Consulting, EY, said, “Becoming the Leader for Digital and Technology Consulting at EY is an incredible opportunity. I look forward to further strengthen EY’s position as the most preferred brand in digital transformation and help clients accelerate their digital journey, an area that I’ve been focused on throughout my career.”

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