Indy Chakrabarti named Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer; Aaron Wattam is the new Avetta Chief Human Resource Officer
4 Feb 2020 — Orem, Utah – Avetta, (www.avetta.com) one of the world leaders in providing cloud-based supply chain risk management solutions, today announced that Indy Chakrabarti is now the Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer and Aaron Wattam will serve as the company’s Chief Human Resource Officer.
The addition of these executives follows the appointment of Arshad Matin as CEO and will help Avetta expand its global footprint through extending its Connect technology platform and its services that empower companies to achieve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals.
“Avetta is rapidly transforming the supply chain industry and the talents of Aaron and Indy will accelerate our pace even more,” said Arshad Matin, Avetta President and Chief Executive Officer. “We delight in putting customers first and these two new, experienced leaders will guarantee our customers will continue to thrive, improving ESG in their respective industries.”
Chakrabarti will lead the marketing and strategy efforts at Avetta. He has more than 23 years of experience in product strategy, corporate marketing product management and M&A. Chakrabarti has a master’s degree in Engineering Logistics from MIT and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University.
“I’m looking forward to helping supply chain partners learn about all of the advantages of using Avetta to save money, make connections and prevent accidents,” said Chakrabarti. “Our message will continue to promote the higher-level mission of safety and sustainability.”
As Chief Human Resource Officer, Wattam is responsible for all people-related strategies for Avetta’s global employees. He has more than 25 years of HR experience and has led people strategy and global human resources teams in technology, oil and gas, distribution and logistics and manufacturing organisations. He holds both SHRM-SCP (US) and GPHR (Global) professional designations and is a graduate of the Business Administration programme from Sheridan College.
“I’m excited to roll up my sleeves and work with the amazing people to help grow the worldwide scope of Avetta,” said Wattam. “Avetta creates advanced technology for supply chain risk management, while the company’s culture is focused on the people it protects and serves.”
Avetta’s global solution combines adaptive technology with industry-leading professional services and local expertise. The new Connect platform allows clients to customise their goals and operations. The Avetta Marketplace now gives suppliers and contractors deep discounts on insurance and safety-related products and services. The company now has over 450 clients and 95,000 suppliers with more than 350,000 connections in more than 100 countries.
Avetta leads the world in connecting leading global organisations across several industries including oil/gas, telecoms, construction materials, facilities management and many others, with qualified and vetted suppliers, contractors and vendors. The company brings unmatched access and visibility to its clients’ supply chain risk management process through its innovative and configurable technology, coupled with highly experienced human knowledge and insight. We contribute to the advancement of our clients’ sustainable growth by protecting supply chains from a wide range of potential risks through trusted contractor prequalification, safety training and monitoring, regulatory compliance, insurance/financial stability and other areas of risk. Avetta currently serves more than 450 enterprise companies and 95k suppliers across >100 countries. Visit www.avetta.com for more information.