Gita Rao Appointed LiuGong NA Sr. Director, Product Development and Engineering

Wed October 23, 2019 - National Edition
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Gita Rao
Gita Rao

Gita Rao has joined Liugong North America, Inc. as Senior Director of Product Development & Engineering. In her new position Rao reports directly to LiuGong NA President, Mani Iyer.

Rao's primary responsibility is providing leadership and overall direction to Product Development including Product Management and Engineering. She works closely with Sales, Marketing, and After-sales, has immediate supervision of LiuGong NA product managers, and cares for other functions that ensure product performance, competitiveness and success.

Iyer said, "Gita is a tremendous asset, bringing over 30 years of experience in innovation and leading product marketing globally. She has consistently demonstrated superb leadership skills while working with and leading cross-functional teams to develop new products and new technologies aligned with customer needs and provides sales teams with go-to-market strategies, information, and tools to grow businesses."

Rao served previously as Mahindra North America Director of Product Engineering & Management and was part of that manufacturer's Senior Management Team. Prior experience also includes her position as Global Director, Technology & Growth for Nilfisk, where she led technology and innovation initiatives of its autonomous, IoT, telematics and power source domains.

Rao holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Andhra University, India, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University.




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