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Ravesh Komal

Head of IT Solution Development - Group Information Technology Aspen Pharmacare

I am a seasoned IT professional and leader with vast IT experience. I am currently in a senior IT management role with key performance areas being planning, designing, architecting, sourcing, building, delivering and operating enterprise solutions around the globe supporting the companies global expansion. Involved in Group, Global and Multi National Solution Design And Delivery.

areas of expertise involves :

Strategy and Planning
• Align IT objectives and programs to enterprise objectives and strategies, and define, update and implement IT strategy
•Manage and coordinate IT across the enterprise
•Define and align IT metrics based on overall business objectives
•Control and report performance objectives and status
•Control and coordinate overall technology budget

Service delivery
•Acquire software/hardware
•Maximize mix of in house versus outsourced services
•Select, manage and control IT providers and establish partnerships
•Risk Management
•Align IT risk management with enterprise-wide risk management and IT productive objectives

Business Processes
•Optimise and design enterprise process and operational requirements
•Define and adjust IT standards and technologies and follow methodology

Strategic IT initiatives
•Plan and manage strategic IT initiatives and shift decisions for operations
•Manage application portfolio and IT projects
• Include business process executive in IT governance
•Enterprise application management
•Define standards and architecture
•Optimise cost of services through a mix of internal and external sources
•Coordinate / consolidate IT processes, security and compliance
•Build strong working relationships and network (inside and outside of our company)
•Embrace analytic solutions
•Focus on enterprise architecture
•Develop a big picture perspective and move from project management to program management
•Actively communicate with all stakeholders to ensure IT and business alignment.

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Professional details

Current Position(s)

Group Information Technology | Aspen Pharamacare
2009 - present

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

I am seasoned IT professional and leader with 28 years IT experience currently in a senior IT management role with key performance areas being planning, designing, architecting, sourcing, building, delivering and operating enterprise solutions around the globe supporting the global expansion. Implemented a reusable and configurable enterprise solution/ architecture that can be used with a 80-90% fits for new acquisitions & implementations and 10-20% configuration/customization to cater for country localization. Making IT happen.

Previous Position(s)

IT Manager - SA Sales & Commercial | Aspen Pharmacare
2009 - 2012

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

IT Manager for Commercial & Marketing, Demand Management, CRM, Data System Integration, IT Service Support & Delivery.

IT Process Manager | FNB
2006 - 2008

Accounting, Banking and Finance

Information Technology & Integration Specialist | Unilever SA / Robertson Spices Pty Ltd
1998 - 2006

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals


Computer Programmer | Blendcor Pty Ltd (Shell & BP JV)
1996 - 1998

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

Programming and system design

Computer Programer | Stock Owners
1987 - 1998

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals

Educational history



2013 - 2013

Seminar - Gartner Foundation Seminar For Aspiring CIOs

University of Wales, Cardiff

2001 - 2003

Masters - Business Administration

Durban Institute of Technology

1999 - 2000

Btech Management


1993 - 1997

national diploma in information technology

Efffingham Secondary School

1985 - 1987


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