Director – IS
HCL Infosystems Ltd.
On 30th July 2013
Topic: Technological Advancement and Importance of Technology for everyone.
Feroz Khan is a Global Operations Director – Enterprise Information Solutions for HCL Technologies (HCLT) a $6 billion Global Information Technology services company and winner of IT Next India’s Future Leader CIO – 2011 award. He is also an author of a book “SAP Plant Maintenance” which has been published by Tata McGraw Hills, India.
Feroz is responsible for leading the SAP and Non SAP Functional & Technical related business processes of Enterprise Information Solutions along with other applications to drive functional excellence through building IT capabilities and partnering with the business to deliver strategic transformation initiatives and to meet the business support and project related commitments in the most competitive manner in terms of cost, quality, productivity and delivery.
Feroz joined HCLT in 2012 from Godrej Consumer Products Ltd where he was working as an Associate Vice President – Information Systems and was responsible for global delivery and roll out of IT processes and enterprise solutions playing a role of Dy CIO, hired to ensure continuity while facilitating company transformation into enterprise class organization, for maximum retention. Leveraged enterprise-wide information to re-engineer IT infrastructure and team strategy into efficient alignment with core business priorities.
Feroz managed IT operations for multiple geographies in terms of strategic execution of IT processes and governance. Various company mergers and acquisitions abroad Latin America and African continents were handed over to Feroz for building up IT capabilities and processes while setting up infra-structure and applications for acquired company within defined timelines and budget.
Feroz administered and managed global template based project rollout for 8 countries to the tune of 40 million USD securing security protocol compliance, productivity & risk and support for financial control systems. Prior to his association with Godrej, he was working with PepsiCo International as a General Manager – SAP and was responsible for leading operations of SAP in terms of support, re-engineering and new transformation initiatives.
Feroz has also worked with IBM India and Reliance Industries Ltd in SAP Capabilities. He is a PG Diploma holder in Business Administration from Symbiosis, Pune and Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam. Feroz is a certified SAP Plant Maintenance and Materials Management Consultant. He has also done his certification in Project Management (PMP) and ITIL.