Pelmorex Corp, a Canada-based weather and data analytics company has announced the appointment of Indian-origin, Dr Nana Banerjee as its president and chief executive officer (CEO). He will also join the company's board of directors, an official statement noted.
A seasoned executive, Banerjee has experience in leading, innovating and supporting information services and technology businesses globally. He has served as a board member, president and CEO of the global education company McGraw-Hill, as group president of the leading data-analytics company Verisk. He was also the chief operating officer (COO) of the payment-related information and analytics company Argus and the head of Citibank's credit card business in the United Kingdom.
"After conducting an extensive search, the board is extremely pleased to welcome Nana to the Pelmorex team. He is a highly accomplished executive with a long track record of successful leadership across several global companies. He offers the right balance of vision and strategic depth while aligning with our values and culture,” Pierre L. Morrissette, executive chair of the board said.
Expressing confidence that Pelmorex will set new standards in weather analytics and forecasting, Banerjee said, "I am honored and excited to lead a team of talented professionals who are dedicated to providing innovative solutions that help customers and businesses alike to make informed decisions and navigate the challenges thrown by mother nature. With cutting-edge technology, AI-based algorithms and a passion for excellence.”
An Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi graduate, Banerjee completed his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the State University of New York. He also serves as a member of the board of the Field Museum and the Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt Kisco, New York.