Head of Global Supply Chain Management
Samit Datta currently holds the portfolio of Global Head of Supply Chain Management & IT for Piramal Glass along with a Non-Executive, Non-Independent Directorship in Piramal Glass Ceylon Ltd (PGCL), Sri Lanka. He plays a strategic role in the Executive Committee (EXCOM) of the company with specific emphasis on global supply chain, IT and Digital Transformation
Samit comes with 22 years of international experience across various industries like Automotive, Textiles, Petro-chemicals, pharmaceuticals, telecom, steel & glass. He spent almost 6 years in Business Consulting, where his focus was on Strategy & Change and Process Improvements. He was the Subject Matter Expert for firms in the Textile & Ready Made Garment industry domain. He has represented the firm in a few World Bank & Government aided revival studies.
In his current role he manages the strategic sourcing, logistics, commercial & planning function along with IT and the newly carved Digital Transformation portfolio. He has played several roles across the value chain and led large international transformational projects in IT, Business Turnaround , M&A and Productivity Improvements. Quite recently, he was instrumental in setting up Global SCM structure as part of a big transformation exercise which aims to improve the efficiency & effectiveness of the organization to make it a “One Piramal” way of work across all sites and infuse “Customer Centricity”.