Nissan India has appointed Suja Chandy as the managing director for the company’s Digital India in Trivandrum, Kerala. Chandy will be responsible for operations of Nissan’s first Global Digital Hub in India. Suja will be based in Trivandrum and will report to Swami TV, chief digital officer, Nissan Motor.
The digital hub will focus on building new-age digital capabilities to enhance customer experiences, product development, connectivity and security for autonomous, connected and electric vehicles.
Tony Thomas, corporate VP and chief information officer, Nissan said: “Having Suja lead our Global Digital Hub in India under Swami, our chief digital officer, will help ensure that it drives business results for Nissan. Under Suja’s leadership, our Digital Hub in Kerala will serve as an important engine to power Nissan’s global digital transformation”.
Chandy has around two decades of international and domestic management consulting experience, spanning across key global markets and industries. In her last role, she was vice-president and overall head of sectoral investment promotion and facilitation and innovation for Invest India, the national investment promotion agency of the Indian government.
Prior to that, Chandy worked with both KPMG and PwC in lead roles managing large-scale transformation engagements in both North America and India. She has also worked in the technology and outsourcing space and was responsible for setting up a global in-house captive for CGI in Bangalore.