Intel announced the appointment of Ms. Nivruti Rai as Intel India Site General Manager. Ms. Rai succeeds Ms. Kumud Srinivasan who is relocating to the U.S. after the completion of her assignment in India.
Ms. Rai has been with Intel for over 20 years and has held several technical and business management positions across different functions both in the US and India. Based in Bengaluru, Ms. Rai is Vice President and Director of R&D, in Platform Engineering Group (PEG), Intel Corporation.
“Intel India has been witnessing remarkable growth over the last few years. Today, it is a key design site for Intel with state-of-the-art facilities in Bengaluru and Pune involving advanced engineering capabilities across the computing spectrum from servers to IoT and wearables. India also presents us with opportunity to innovate and design relevant products and solutions to grow technology adoption in the country. Having worked here at Intel India over the last ten years, I am excited about the opportunities for Intel to lead and redefine the boundaries of technology to make new amazing experiences possible,” said Ms. Rai.
Ms. Rai holds a Master of Sciences degree from the University of Lucknow, India, and a MS Degree in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University (OSU), Oregon, US.
Ms. Srinivasan plans to relocate to the U.S. “I’ve had the privilege of leading Intel India for the past three years. I have seen the site grow, innovate and contribute significantly to Intel’s success worldwide. We are fortunate to have a strong and stable leadership team at the site with a vision for innovation and growth. I am confident that under Nivruti’s leadership, Intel India will attain its next level of growth”, said Ms. Srinivasan
Ms. Rai will partner closely with Ms. Debjani Ghosh, Vice President Sales & Marketing Group, Managing Director, South Asia to represent Intel in India. Ms. Ghosh will continue to be responsible for establishing new growth areas for Intel in the South Asian region. Ms. Ghosh will continue leading strategic engagements with governments and industry in these countries to establish policies and initiatives that help accelerate the adoption of technology in the region, especially as an enabler of inclusive growth and development.
With over 7,500 employees, Intel India is Intel’s largest non-manufacturing site outside the US and the presence of two senior leaders at the helm in the country reiterates Intel India’s strategic importance to Intel Corporation.