Intel on Wednesday announced the appointment of Nivruti Rai as Intel India Site General Manager. Rai succeeds Kumud Srinivasan, who is relocating to the United States (U.S.) after the completion of her assignment in India. Rai has been with Intel for over 20 years and has held several technical and business management positions across different functions both in the US and India. Based in Bengaluru, Rai is Vice President and Director of R&D, in Platform Engineering Group, Intel Corporation.
Asserting that Intel India had witnessed remarkable growth over the last few years, Rai said that Intel’s state-of-the-art facilities in Bengaluru and Pune provide opportunity to innovate and design relevant products and solutions.
“Intel India has been witnessing remarkable growth over the last few years. Today, it is a key design site for Intel with state-of-the-art facilities in Bengaluru and Pune involving advanced engineering capabilities across the computing spectrum from servers to IoT and wearables. India also presents us with opportunity to innovate and design relevant products and solutions to grow technology adoption in the country,” said Rai.
Rai holds a Master of Sciences degree from the University of Lucknow, India, and a MS Degree in Electrical Engineering from Oregon State University, Oregon, U.S.
Meanwhile, Srinivasan wished Nivruti and hoped that Intel India would attain its next level of growth under her.
“I’ve had the privilege of leading Intel India for the past three years. I have seen the site grow, innovate and contribute significantly to Intel’s success worldwide. We are fortunate to have a strong and stable leadership team at the site with a vision for innovation and growth. I am confident that under Nivruti’s leadership, Intel India will attain its next level of growth”, said Srinivasan.
With over 7,500 employees, Intel India is Intel’s largest non-manufacturing site outside the US and the presence of two senior leaders at the helm in the country reiterates Intel India’s strategic importance to Intel Corporation.