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Devopriya Paul

Hitachi ABB Power Grid
Regional CFO Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa Business Unit Transformers
Devopriya enjoys converting ambiguous strategic vision into operational reality through effective strategy development & deployment. He is a strong believer of the Lean6Sigma concept of problem-solving and intuitively connects the threads of opportunity or challenges across an organization, brings them together as an addressable business dilemma and drives realistic business improvement.   He helps his team members to expand their thinking by converting the financial information into stories that levers the business dilemmas.  Respected as a trustworthy partner in decision making, finding strategic financing solutions, and establishing governance boundaries, Devopriya earns a seat at the table wherever he serves. 
Currently, as Regional CFO for Transformers Business in Hitachi ABB Power Grids, Devopriya oversees the financial and commercial operations of nearly a billion-dollar organization with operations across the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. He is now spearheading major strategic shifts for transforming finance & commercials from a functional focus to an enabler of business growth and integrating the finance along with the supply chain to drive value chain optimization and improved competitiveness across the whole regional organization.  
Devopriya holds an MBA from the IMD Switzerland and is a qualified Chartered Accountant from India. During his downtime, he prefers to travel across the world to learn about different cultures and enjoys local culinary delights.