Head - IT strategy and Project Governance, Arvind Limited
Abel Correa is currently holding the position of Head of IT strategy and Project Governance at Arvind Limited with key responsibility of developing IT Strategy for all the Retail verticals and project delivery models to provide sustainable IT for high growth business of Retail within Arvind Group. In his 25+ years of experience he has worked in many of the US based global companies leading product development and Consulting practice for Retail and SCM. In his 25 years of experience he has gained knowledge of business spanning from Yarn to Apparel in the store. Prior to Arvind Limited, Abel spent 6+ years in JDA Software and close to 8 years with Ashok Piramal group rising up from Head of IT to become the Group CIO which entailed execution of IT strategy for Retail, Textile, Real Estate and Engineering business of Ashok Piramal Group. He has written a text book for IT in Retail for IGNOU and has been teaching for little over a decade in some of the top management colleges of this country including S P Jain and Wellingkars. Abel completed his management development program on Aligning Strategy and execution from Harvard Business School. He is a passionate leader and believes in continuous education to be a detail-oriented manager in aligning technology to business goals.