Global Product Manager - Rexnord

Thushan HemachandraThushan is Global Product Manager for IoT Solutions at Rexnord, a global industrial company headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In his current role, Thushan has lead responsibility for the strategy, development and deployment of the Smart and Connected product portfolio at Rexnord’s $600M water management division, Zurn Industries.

Thushan’s career at Rexnord began in 2014, when he was recruited to the company’s highly competitive MBA Leadership Development Program. Following this rotational program, Thushan served as Global Strategic Marketing Manager for the Energy Industry Division at the company. His responsibilities included global marketing strategy for Rexnord’s energy product portfolio, new product development, and strategic sourcing. Thushan also continues to play a key role in delivering strategic partnerships and acquisitions for the company.

During his time in the Wisconsin MBA program, Thushan served as Vice President of the Net Impact Club, participated in the Sam M. Walton International Graduate Logistics Case Competition, and consulted for Citibank in China. Thushan also served as a board member of the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) – Milwaukee Chapter from 2012 to 2015. For his demonstrated leadership, impact and passion for supply chain management, Thushan was awarded the 2013 Kelly Ketchum Memorial Alumni Scholarship by the Grainger Center for Supply Chain Management.

Prior to his MBA, Thushan received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems from Goshen College (Indiana), and worked in information technology development and project management. A truly global professional with over 15 years of experience across a variety of industries including hi-tech, financial services, industrial equipment and energy, Thushan has a keen interest and passion for sustainability, specifically as it relates to clean energy, supply chain strategy and natural resource management.