Taking the reins of RATIONAL International India, a wholly owned subsidiary of combi-steamer technology pioneer RATIONAL AG, Germany, Vishal Raman joined the India office as its Managing Director on October 3rd, 2022.
A seasoned professional with over 20 years of expertise in optimal business management and helping brands thrive, Vishal has taken charge of the operations in India from Kamal Verma, interim Managing Director, RATIONAL International India Pvt. Ltd. In his new role, Vishal will report to Miguel Lamberti, Senior Vice President Asia South & Pacific and will be based out of Sector 65, Gurugram situated corporate office of RATIONAL India.
Given his impeccable track record in managing business operations including business development, sales & marketing, supply chain, finance, and development, etc., Vishal will focus on paving the way in new growth channels to increase the presence of RATIONAL cooking systems in India.
“Equipped with the key skills to aid RATIONAL’s presence in India by reaching growing markets across the country, we are elated to welcome Vishal to the team and are excited to see RATIONAL’s India business transforming on his watch,” said Miguel Lamberti.
Speaking about his appointment, Vishal Raman said, “It excites me to join the RATIONAL team in India. As a part of the team, I will be looking into strengthening the brand’s presence in India by tapping emerging markets in the country. There’s a lot of development happening in the space of professional kitchen operations automation in India, which makes me feel honored to join RATIONAL at this opportune time.”
The RATIONAL Group is the world market and technology leader in the field of hot food preparation for professional kitchens. Founded in 1973, the company employs more than 1,100 people in Germany and a total of over 2,300 worldwide. RATIONAL has been listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange since its IPO in 2000, and is currently included in the MDAX.
The primary objective of the company is to always offer its customers maximum benefits. Internally, RATIONAL is committed to the principle of sustainability, expressed in its policies on environmental protection, leadership and social responsibility. Year after year, numerous international awards testify to the exceptional quality of RATIONAL's work.