Global Manufacturing Services – Business Operations
We are pleased to announce Akila Ganapathy is appointed Business Operations prime for Global Manufacturing Services effective September 25. Akila will be based in RTP and report to me as a member of my senior cabinet.
In this role, Akila will be instrumental in maximizing the efficiency of our organization and ensuring collaboration and coordination among our functional teams and with the other business stakeholders. She will work closely with my executive team, HR and Finance to ensure organizational priorities are effectively aligned and addressed, and facilitate issues management and closure of critical business decisions. In addition, Akila will help all of us drive Own It! throughout our organization plus she will lead other key work essential for our operation transformation.
Akila joined Nortel in 1999 and has held a variety of roles in engineering, program management, and marketing. Most recently she drove cost leadership in Supply Chain Operations as Supply Chain Cost Manager. Prior to joining Nortel, Akila provided consulting, software development, and customer support team management with Wipro Systems in Bangalore, India.
She has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electronics & Communication) from Coimbatore Institute of Technology in India.
Please join me in welcoming Akila to our team.
Global Manufacturing Services