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Shell Chairman Nitin Prasad Joins Cyient’s Board of Directors

In his current role as chairman of Shell Companies in India, he was instrumental in building the capability and capacity of the company’s business and service centers

Shell Chairman Nitin Prasad Joins Cyient’s Board of Directors

Outlook Start-Up Desk

POSTED ON September 22, 2023 9:30 PM

Cyient, a global digital, engineering and technology solutions company, announced that it has appointed Nitin Prasad to its board of directors. During his 25-year career, he has delivered business turnarounds with high organic and inorganic growth across large organisations and developed, launched, and operated new business verticals in semiconductors, chemicals, energy and clean energy across geographies spanning the USA, Singapore, and India.

Cyient designs digital enterprises, build intelligent products and platforms, and solve sustainability challenges.

In his current role as chairman of Shell Companies in India, Prasad has oversight over all of Shell’s companies and investments and was responsible for the company’s presence, reputation and business development in India and was instrumental in building the capability and capacity of the company’s business and service centres. 

He is passionate about building a sustainable, cleaner energy system and believes collaborations and partnerships are key to solving the challenges of energy transition and climate change. 

Prior to his recent role, Prasad was the managing director for Shell Lubricants for the cluster of India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, which was preceded by several other roles in Shell, including strategy, marketing, project delivery and supply chain in different geographies. 

Talking about his appointment, Prasad said, “Cyient has delivered record results and built a compelling platform for accelerated growth across sectors with deep integration of core capabilities across engineering services, sustainability, amongst others. This commitment to delivering unique and differentiated sources of value for customers aligns with my own emphasis on customer-centric innovation. I look forward to working with the Board to help the company deliver its long-term strategic ambitions and build on its strong ESG credentials.”

MM Murugappan, non-executive chairman of Cyient, expressed his delight at the appointment and said, “We are excited to have Nitin join our board and look forward to benefiting from his expertise as we continue to support our customers with the acceleration of the convergence of Digital, Engineering, and Technology. Nitin will provide a fresh perspective on solving sustainability challenges and his invaluable business experience will be beneficial to Cyient’s plans for accelerated growth. Please join us in welcoming Nitin to the Cyient family.”

Prasad completed his schooling from the Doon School, India, before completing an engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA and thereafter went on to complete his MBA from INSEAD.

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