Date: 16/04/2024

Indian Register of Shipping announces technology hire at senior management

Indian Register of Shipping (IRS), a leading international classification society, has announced the appointment of Mr Rabindra Sah as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to accelerate its digitalisation initiatives.
Mr Sah has more than 30 years of experience in providing engineering services using digital technologies and industry 4.0 solutions. Prior to joining IRS, he was Chief Engineer – Strategic Projects, Global Practices with Tata Technologies and Tata Motors.
He joins the IRS team to drive forward its digitalisation agenda and spearhead the development and implementation of cutting-edge technologies aimed at revolutionising the maritime industry. He will work to identify opportunities for digital innovation and ensure that the society remains at the forefront of technological advancements.
“We commenced our digital transformation initiatives a few years ago and welcome Mr Sah to the IRS family,” said Mr Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, IRS… With his guidance, we are confident that we will be able to harness the power of technology to enhance safety, efficiency, and sustainability in the maritime sector.”
“I am honoured to join Indian Register of Shipping and excited to have the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of the maritime industry,” said Mr Sah. “Technology has the power to revolutionise how we approach maritime safety and risk management, and I look forward to working with the talented team at IRS to drive meaningful change.”
Mr Sah is a B. Tech (Mechanical) from National Institute of Technology - Patna, M. Tech (Data Science & Engineering) from BITS Pilani, and presently pursuing his PhD on Autonomous Vehicles from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham – Bangalore, said a release. 
Source: Exim News Service: Mumbai, April 15