Cybersecurity expert and top techie Kuldeep Goyal has joined Apollo Tyres as Global Head- IT Infrastructure and Cyber Security. Goyal was earlier working with Unilever for the last 9 years in Bengaluru.
According to Apollo Tyres, Goyal will be heading the company’s IT division and will be responsible for operations including IT security, cloud services, SAP, IT Infra – Network, on-prem and end-user computing.
Goyal will report to Hizmy Hassen, the Chief Digital Officer of the tyre company and will be leading operations globally with a major focus on APMEA (Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa) and Europe Region.
Global tyre manufacturer Apollo Tyres is an Indian multinational headquartered in Gurugram. The company is working towards digital transformation and automation of several manufacturing processes.
Following his appointment as head of the IT division, Goyal will be responsible for accelerating the digital transformation agenda, strengthening cybersecurity readiness and most importantly, the tyre company’s cloud migration.
With over 15 years of experience in IT management and digital transformation, Goyal brings to the table extensive experience in network building, infrastructure, IT security and other key areas.
In his last assignment at Hindustan Unilever, he worked as the Lead IT Manager in the global technology services team and handled multiple IT domains such as global network services, M&A integration, enterprise computing, IT Innovation and Information security.
The digital expert, Goyal in his past 9 years with the FMCG company worked on new IT innovations and tech projects. In his global professional experience, he has deployed various tech projects and IT strategies such as disaster recovery setup, unified collaboration platform, and more.