Buckman adds COO, CIO and CDO to its leadership


MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA, December 10, 2018 – Buckman, a global company specializing in innovative chemical and smart solutions, announced three additions to its leadership team including chief operating officer, chief digital officer and chief information officer. The new roles further show Buckman’s commitment to invest in talent that strengthens the company’s expertise in both smart and chemical solutions for its customers.


Anthony Rindone will serve as Buckman’s chief operating officer responsible for all of Buckman’s global manufacturing operations and supply chain with a strong focus on operational excellence, safety and efficiency. His direct experience in the chemical industry helps Buckman continue to invest in new technology and optimize operations around the world to offer the highest value products and services to customers.


Dr. Narasimha Rao will serve as Buckman’s chief digital officer where his focus will be on constructing and executing a customer-focused digital strategy that further solidifies Buckman’s position by providing digital solutions to customers. His strong educational and professional background allows him to build upon Buckman’s recent customer successes with smart technologies, like ECHOWISE®, in even more markets around the world.


Rahul Goturi joins Buckman as its chief information officer where he will be responsible for leading the company’s internal digital transformation with a focus on technology investments and cyber security infrastructure.


“For 73 years, Buckman has been dedicated to providing strong product innovation to the industries we serve,” said Junai Maharaj, Buckman’s CEO and president. “Today, we are pioneering digitally-enabled knowledge management and combining it to deliver what our customers need and expect. That’s more than chemistry…it’s information they can act on. As customers undoubtedly look for more connectivity, data, insights and control into their processes, we will be ready with the latest chemical, digital and human solutions that ensure their success.”

The COO, CDO and CIO will be based in Memphis, Tennessee where Buckman’s global headquarters is located.


About Buckman

Buckman is completely committed to helping our customers succeed, regardless of the challenges facing them, the industry they operate in or their location in the world. To fulfill that commitment, we surround our rigorously trained industry experts with the highest-quality chemicals, the latest smart technology and advanced data analysis. All focused on helping our customers’ operations improve productivity, increase profitability and ensure safety, compliance and sustainability. That’s more than chemistry. That’s Chemistry, connected.

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