New Delhi: Barco, a global technology leader that develops networked visualisation solutions for the entertainment, enterprise, and healthcare markets, has announced the appointment of Rajeeva Lochan Sharma as the Managing Director of Barco India. He succeeds Rajiv Bhalla, who decided to move on from Barco after successfully growing the India footprint for the company over a period of seven years.
In his previous role, Rajeeva has been working as Vice President of Operations & Special Projects at Barco India and has been associated with the company for over 20 years now in different roles and has been a strong contributor to the growth of Barco India. An Engineer by qualification, Rajeeva is a seasoned leader contributing by leading many strategic initiatives in Barco, like business development of Smart Cities, in the country for country initiatives by launching many country-specific products apart from leading manufacturing operations.
Speaking on the appointment, Mrs Ann Desender, Chief Financial Officer, Barco, stated, “We are pleased to extend a warm welcome to our new Managing Director, Rajeeva Lochan Sharma. With a proven track record of leadership and expertise in the industry and a two-decade stint at Barco, we are confident that Rajeeva will play a pivotal role in steering our company toward greater heights. His strategic vision and collaborative approach will undoubtedly strengthen our organisation’s growth trajectory in India while fostering an even more vibrant and dynamic work environment. We’d also like to thank Rajiv Bhalla for his immense contribution to Barco’s business growth in India and for building a high-trust, high-performance workplace culture, which resulted in Barco India being recognised as a Great Place to work for 3 years.”
Commenting on his appointment, Rajeeva Lochan Sharma, MD, Barco India, said, “India’s immense business potential and burgeoning opportunities in our domains are undeniable, and I am committed to driving our company’s expansion and innovation within this landscape. I am energised by looking at synergies across our different teams to collaborate & create a multiplier effect for our business. I am also excited to leverage our teams’ frugal innovation & software capabilities in India for global good for the company. Together with our exceptional people and partners, we will leverage our products’ technology’s transformative power to empower businesses, foster digital inclusion, and make a meaningful impact on the lives of millions.”