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Buckman appoints three to leadership team

December 11, 2018  By P&PC Staff

December 11, 2018 – Buckman, the chemical solutions company, has announced three additions to its leadership team including chief operating officer, chief digital officer and chief information officer.

Anthony Rindone will serve as Buckman’s chief operating officer responsible for all of Buckman’s global manufacturing operations and supply chain with a strong focus on operational excellence, safety and efficiency. The company says that Rindone’s direct experience in the chemical industry will help with investing in new technology and optimizing operations around the world. 

Dr. Naraimha Rao will serve as Buckman’s chief digital officer, where his focus will be on constructing and executing a customer-focused digital strategy that further solidifies Buckman’s position in providing customer-specific chemical solutions with the benefits of smart technologies. His strong educational and professional background allows him to build upon Buckman’s recent customer successes with smart technologies, such as ECHOWISE.


Rahul Goturi joins Buckman as its chief information officer where he will be responsible for leading the company’s internal digital transformation with a focus on technology investments and cyber security infrastructure.

“Today, we are pioneering digitally-enabled knowledge management and combining it to deliver what our customers need and expect,” says Junai Maharaj, Buckman’s CEO and president. “As customers undoubtedly look for more connectivity, data, insights and control into their processes, we will be ready with the latest chemical, digital and human solutions that ensure their success.”

The COO, CDO and CIO will be based in Memphis, Tennessee where Buckman’s global headquarters is located.

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