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Rajesh Nagarajan

CIO - Celanese


Rajesh Nagarajan has served as chief information officer of Celanese Corporation, a Fortune 500 global technology and specialty materials company, since April 2015. He first came to Celanese in 1992 as a systems analyst, and has had a progressive career in technical and management roles in information technology and supply chain management at Celanese and other organizations. Rajesh works daily to help the Company leverage SAP and secure our data and information.

Nagarajan has extensive experience in IT consulting and project leadership. From 2004 to 2008 he was a senior manager at BearingPoint, a technology and consulting firm, where he focused on SAP supply chain transformation projects, and received BearingPoint’s chairman’s award for his contributions. He returned to Celanese in 2008 as director of IT strategy to manage the commercial sales and supply chain systems. In 2010, he was named director of supply chain, where he was responsible for customer service and logistics. He served in this role until being appointed to his current position as CIO. 

Nagarajan holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering from Bangalore University. His humanitarian pursuits have taken him to rural areas of India to help children access education. He lives in Plano, TX with his wife and two children.