KPMG International has appointed Vinodkumar Ramachandran as Global Leader for Industry 4.0 with effect from 01 April 2019. Vinod currently serves as the Automobile and Industrial Manufacturing Leader for KPMG in India.

Vinodkumar is a recognised expert in the automotive and industrial industries, with more than 25 years of consulting experience across key geographies. His expertise includes driving large scale topline and bottom-line transformation for clients, including turnaround across the automotive and industrial industries. Commenting on Vinodkumar Ramachandran’s appointment Douglas K. Gates Global, KPMG Chair of Industrial Manufacturing and Global Head of Aerospace & Defense said, “The knowledge, expertise and experience that Vinod Kumar brings to the firm as the leader of Industry 4.0 is unparalleled. Vinodkumar’s deep understanding and passion for digital transformation across many sectors will help further strengthen and reinforce our position at the forefront of Industry 4.0 advisory services.”

“Businesses today are faced with numerous challenges and disruptive technologies and clients rely on us to advise them and support them in implementing complex Industry 4.0 transformation programs. I look forward to leading the talented global network of KPMG professionals, as they continue to work and guide clients on the Industrial 4.0 journey,” said Vinodkumar Ramachandran, Partner and Leader, Automotive and Industrial Manufacturing, KPMG in India.