Chulanga Perera, Chief Information Officer, will lead Daimler India's TMO as Chief Transformation Officer and Head of Strategy in a dual role until a new CIO is announced
Chulanga Perera, Chief Information Officer, will lead Daimler India's TMO as Chief Transformation Officer and Head of Strategy in a dual role until a new CIO is announced

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) today announced the creation of the Transformation Management Office (TMO) and the new position of a “Chief Transformation Officer”. The TMO will be responsible for driving transformational topics and strategic initiatives, particularly related to digitalization, external partnerships, new business models, internal business processes and company culture.

Chulanga Perera, Chief Information Officer, DICV, will lead the TMO as “Chief Transformation Officer and Head of Strategy” in a dual role until a new CIO is announced. The transformation office consists of around 40 staff who will be responsible for ensuring strategic transformation company-wide.

In particular, the TMO will focus on four target areas: Beyond Trucks, Servitization and Partnerships; Steering digital transformation; Enhancing Customer Service; and Scaling business offerings.

Satyakam Arya, CEO & MD, DICV said, “Now more than ever, companies need to embrace change in order to ensure long-term prosperity. For the automotive industry, this will mean being ready for significant disruption in the areas of digitalization, sustainability, electrification and company culture. With our dedicated Transformation Management Office, we aim to drive DICV’s next phase of growth and cement BharatBenz’s position as a leader in the Indian CV industry.”

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