Dr. Rakesh Sinha

Head of Global Supply Chain, Godrej Consumer Products

Dr. Rakesh Sinha heads the global supply chain, manufacturing and information technology at Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL). Since 1980, he has headed several functions in GCPL including supply chain, marketing, strategic planning and information systems. Dr. Sinha holds the distinction of being the first doctorate in supply chain management in India. He serves on boards of the most prestigious academic institutions in India and continues to lecture as a guest faculty member.


Leveraging TOC for Breakthrough Success in M&A. Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) is a large Indian Multinational consumer products company. Over the last decade or so, GCPL has grown globally through mergers and acquisitions (M&A). In this presentation, you will learn how they have leveraged TOC to identify potential upsides in their acquisitions, achieving early success in their M&A integration. Dr. Sinha and Mr. Jagannath will talk about how the company is using TOC solutions to drive singular focus on flow improvement, and thereby achieve stellar results in customer fill rates, across the company’s acquisitions across Africa, US and South America. They will describe how the company continues to use innovative yet simple TOC-solutions, which are internally developed.