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Prakash Sethumani

Prakash Sethumani

Bengaluru, Bengaluru Urban


About Prakash Sethumani:


Prakash Sethumani is an experienced specialist in Master data (MDM and MDG), Data Governance and SAP Financials His core competency lies in managing and Implementing Master data in SAP, MDM and SAP MDG. During his decade long career, Prakash Sethumani has led multiple SAP ECC, S4 HANA, SAP MDM, SAP MDG Implementation across multiple geographies for various top tier business consulting and productcompanies.


In addition, he has led the Commercial finance department for two major FMCG companies. In his Commercial Finance role, he was responsible for managing Claim settlement, approving regional trialbalance and certifying monthly MIS.


He has led multiple implementations where he has been responsible for vendor Selection, portfolio management including financials.


Successfully managedMaster data Programswith multiple projectsand core team size of upto 50 resources delivering projects on time, on budget and withinscope, managed Portfolio of 15 MillionUSD across globe ,


He has extensive experience managing and leading teams in distributed geographies in various locations. He possesses excellent communication & interpersonal skills with proven business user management . capability, systematic approach to the challenges and the ability to work effectively in a fast paced or coordinated environment. As a team player he has demonstrated high adaptability and strong application skills . He has delivered effective & flexible solutions to the enterprise business in a collective or in an individual capacity



He has also been involved in software testing lifecycle practice where his credentials include manual and automated testing, thorough understanding of testing fundamentals and execution of automated projects to find defects & change management process. He has been a part of the different pre-sales and organization change management in the current stint


He has been responsible to drive integration with all SAP functional and technical team to ensurethere is alignment on integration acrossmodule for SAP Projects implemented in two regions


He has over all 25 years of Experience, out of which 11 years from Finance and Accounts and 14 years of experience in Master Data management , which includes IT Solutions for Master data management


He possesses extensive experience on managing various masters such as Vendor, Customer, Material, Bills of Material, Routing, Production Version, pricing and tax masters.


He has driven various Global Master data Policies and procedures (Description Policy, GS1 standards, Product and Customer Hierarchy standardization


Prakash Sethumani has Exposurein setting up design and architecture on Setting up SAP MDM and SAP MDG experience and has alwaysrecommended the best master data workflow tool product whichis needed for Tata Globalbeverages,

He has demonstrated strong Technical expertise in setting up the systemsstarting from finalizing the Server Size to connectors across both systemsSAP, SAP MDM and SAP MDG, workingclosely with Infrastructure, Basis and Security teams


Prakash Sethumani has strong exposure on maintenance of Master data within SAP, SAP MDM and SAP MDG & S4 Implementation and also has extensive knowledgeon identifying the right tablesfor right detailsand information.


Prakash Sethumani has extensive experience in managingTeams spread across geographies, He had close to 70 People reportingto him during Unileverstint to manage operations acrossgeographies (Asia, Africa, MiddleEast, Europe and, Australia).


TATA Consumer ProductsAssociate Director – Global Master data management & Governance & AnalyticsApril 2021 till date
NovartisHead – GlobalFinance Master data24th August 2020March 2021.
Kimberly ClarkData Feature Engineer Role – Sr. Manager26thSeptember 2018till 21st August 2020
Tata Global Beverages LTDGlobal Master Data Lead - Sr. Manager

April 2012 till date 24th Sept



Master data Manager – Operations and Projects

Sr Manager– Commercial Finance

April 2006 to March2012
AccentureTeam Lead - OperationsJune 2005 to March2006
iGateTeam Lead – Accounts ReceivableOct 2004 to May 2005
Reckitt BenckiserManager - Commercial FinanceMay 1995 to Oct 2004


Bachelor of Commerce, specialization in Accounts & Finance

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