Lenovo, the world’s largest PC maker and an innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology, has appointed Rajesh Thadani as Head & Executive Director – Consumer, Online and E-commerce, Lenovo India. He will report to Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director, Lenovo India. Before this, Rajesh Thadani was heading Lenovo’s Indonesia business.
In his new role in Lenovo India, Rajesh will lead the growth strategy to further strengthen Lenovo’s growing consumer segment. In addition to this, he will also be responsible for Lenovo’s strategy in e-tail and the owned online store.
Announcing the appointment, Rahul Agarwal, Managing Director, Lenovo India said “We are pleased to welcome Rajesh back in our India office. As a strong leader with passion, determination, eye for detail and focus, Rajesh has delivered outstanding growth in Indonesia. I am confident that his wealth of experience will add great value to Lenovo’s growth in India and will help to accelerate our Consumer and Online business to the next level.”
On his appointment Rajesh Thadani said “I am excited to be back in India. The Lenovo Consumer business has evolved significantly over the past few years. India is growing at a phenomenal pace especially with the growth of Ecommerce and the changing dynamics of consumers. I hope to leverage my learnings from the Indonesia market and take the Consumer business to greater heights.”
Rajesh Thadani has been heading Lenovo’s Indonesia business for three years. Under his leadership, the company’s business grew three-fold and the market share grew from below 10% in FY1213 to almost 20% FY1516. In his last role as the President Director, Lenovo Indonesia, Rajesh grew the business by 3 times and the company’s position rose from fifth to second position in the market. During his tenure, Lenovo Indonesia became an award-winning brand across products and services. Before Indonesia, Rajesh was heading the consumer business at Lenovo India. Rajesh has worked in varied capacities with IBM, Ingram Micro India and Godrej Pacific in the past.