Rajan Bhandari is now CEO of Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic.
In his previous role, Rajan was COO and regional director at the Delhi-headquartered IT services and SI company. He joined Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic in 2015 as regional director of sales and services.
Rajan Bhandari has been promoted as CEO for government and PSU business at Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic effective April 1, 2019, confirmed Tarun Seth, managing director at Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic exclusively to IDG India.
My 4 priorities as new CEO at HSMC: Rajan Bhandari
Enable niche tech of Hitachi group delivered to govt and organizations though collaboration and move towards business IT.
Create domain expertise to makes lives better for Indian citizens and society at large in line with Hitachi’s Global vision for a better tomorrow.
Create best models of delivery in India and provide a great experience for the Indian customers
Translate our company’s expertise to the world at large and showcase HSMC as the shining beacon of business IT.
Speaking on the main objective on Rajan’s new role, Tarun added, “Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic is growing at a CAGR of 58 percent over the past five years. This is prelude to the focus on verticalization that is critical for being relevant to our customers. We are moving from a technology solutions provider to a business solutions provider using technology.”
The new executive alignment will be beneficial for the company in short term as well as long term. Tarun explained, “In our endeavour to positively impact the lives of citizens directly through collaboration with Hitachi group companies, and improve productivity and profitability of the corporate, we have now segmented our business into two. One led by Rajan Bhandari for the government and PSUs, and the other led by Anuj Gupta for the corporate and enterprise.”
Rajan will be responsible for the revenue, profitability, and spreading the positive impact of our work across India, said Tarun.
Anuj Gupta will continue as company’s CEO for the corporate and enterprise.
How different will be new role from his previous one as COO at HSMC? Rajan Bhandari, CEO, Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic, said, “Like the difference between a train on a track to an aircraft in the air. The responsibility bestowed as a CEO is to create more leaders in the system and I intend to take it up as a primary responsibility.”
Enabling niche technologies of Hitachi group delivered to govt and organizations through collaboration and moving towards business IT will a key priority of his new role, said Rajan.
We want to create domain expertise to makes lives better for the citizens of the country and society at large, in line with our global vision for a better tomorrow, he added.
The Growth Agenda
Unaudited results indicate Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic closed FY 18-19 at INR 1404 crores, a 55 percent growth over the previous year. Deep selling, new technology and innovation to meet customer outcomes have been the growth drivers last fiscal.
Tarun highlighted the company is aiming to clock a revenue of INR 2100 crores this fiscal (2019 - 20).
Rajan wants to create superior models of delivery in India and provide the best experience to Indian customers, and translate that expertise to the world to showcase Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic as the shining beacon of business IT.
Tarun likes Rajan Bhandari’s ability, determination and passion to turn dreams into reality. “His eye for detail that has helped us succeed in the PSU and government business, and his commitment to his commitments as Rajan hasn’t failed on any in the past four years,” added Tarun.
To be on top of mind of Indian CIOs and fulfil their expectations from HSMC; Rajan is keen to build a systems driven organization than a people dependant organization. “We are reinforcing a strong sustainable ecosystem of technology partnerships and people, and will continue to deliver on the trust built so far,” he said.
Pointing out the top three priorities in the new fiscal year, Tarun said, new markets on the functional side will be around social innovation, MSSPs, managed services and cloud. “In collaboration with our group companies, we would be a SMACS company. Geography-wise we are expanding into Singapore, South East Asia and MENA regions.”
Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic is expected to register good growth in the next few years under Tarun’s leadership and Rajan’s new stint as CEO. “We will impact maximum citizens in the Indian society positively and make their lives better. Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic will become a partner of choice across India in the digital transformation space,” concluded Rajan Bhandari.