CMA CGM accelerates the digital transformation in sea freigth

With Rajesh Krishnamurthy, the globally active container shipping companymrecruits one of the best IT-experts worldwide

CMA CGM accelerates the digital transformation in sea freigth


In a press release, the CMA CGM Group announced the appointment of Rajesh Krishnamurthy as Group Senior Vice President IT & Transformations, effective 12th February 2018, to accelerate its transformation and to deliver on its ambition to become the industry’s leader in new digital solutions.

Among Rodolphe Saadé’s 5 strategic priorities, digitalization is considered as a lever for growth, differentiation and performance. Numerous initiatives have already been launched as part of a global strategy as for example the appointment of a worldwide team of Chief Digital Officers, the establishment of CMA CGM Ventures, the corporate venture structure dedicated to investments in innovative technologies, the development of partnerships with major e-commerce groups, etc. To accelerate this transformation, CMA CGM is recruiting the best specialists.

Previously, Rajesh Krishnamurthy was President – Head of Europe and Global Head Energy, Utilities, Telecommunications & Services of Infosys, a global leader in technology services & consulting, helping clients in creating & executing digital transformation strategies. Rajesh’s portfolio of responsibilities also included Infosys Consulting, a global advisor to leading companies for strategy, business optimization and technology-enabled transformation programs. Rajesh Krishnamurthy graduated in Electronics Engineering from the University of Pune, one of India’s premier universities, also called “The Oxford of the East”.

CMA CGM is one of the leading container shipping companies in the world. Its 489 vessels serve more than 420 ports worldwide and transported approximately 15.6 million TEUs in 2016. With a presence in 160 countries and more than 750 agencies, the group employs 29,000 people, including 2,400 at its headquarters in Marseille.