Cyient, a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, networks and operations services and analytics solutions; announced the appointment of Mr. Suman Narayan as the Sr. Vice President and Head for the Semiconductor Business Unit for Cyient. He has over two decades of experience in the semiconductor industry and has served in various leadership roles at ON Semiconductor (previously Fairchild Semiconductor) and Texas Instruments. Mr. Narayan will be responsible for shaping and leading Cyient’s semiconductor business, while refining, owning and executing a strategic roadmap that will support the company’s ambitious growth plans to 2020.
Most recently at ON Semiconductor, Mr. Narayan served as the Vice President and General Manager for the power semiconductor portfolio. There he was entrusted with driving innovation around critical power products for high performance CPU’s/FPGA’s in server, compute, gaming and telecom applications. Prior to that he worked with Texas Instruments where he held a variety of leadership positions at Texas Instruments, where he was responsible for incubating and launching the motor driver business and growing the P&L for the embedded processor business based on ARM-and Digital Signal Processors (DSP) products. Mr. Narayan is passionate about creating new products and solving system level problems for end customers.
Mr. Suman Narayan, Senior Vice President and Semiconductor Business Unit Head said “It is an exciting and challenging time for the semiconductor industry that finds itself at a crossroads, where not only does every R&D dollar needs to be converted into revenue more efficiently than the previous year but also needs to drive technological innovation at a faster pace to sustain growth. Cyient’s S3 Strategy around Services, Systems and Solutions is uniquely aligned to help fulfill client challenges in this industry and I look forward to working with our global teams to bring our leading-edge transformative and innovative solutions to serve our customers needs”.
Mr. Krishna Bodanapu, Managing Director and CEO, Cyient said, “We are really excited about Suman joining Cyient. He brings a proven commercial track record and a wealth of semiconductor domain experience that will complement and strengthen our existing strategy.“
Mr. Narayan holds a degree in electrical engineering from PSG College of Technology, India, a dual master’s degree in engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from University of Texas at Austin.