Rohit has more than 15 years of experience in the heavy-equipment and automotive industries. At AlixPartners, Rohit has advised clients in areas such as EBITDA improvement, growth strategy, sourcing and procurement, and M&A synergy planning. Prior to joining AlixPartners, he was with Caterpillar as a product development team leader for new-product-introduction programs on product lines such as off-highway trucks and wheel loaders. Rohit also gained experience at auto original equipment manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, where he went through a rotational program covering R&D, manufacturing, and sales and service.

Rohit has an MBA in strategy, finance, and marketing with honors from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and a Master of Science in mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Key Engagements:

  • Conducted M&A pre-close synergy planning for an industrial client and developed ~$25M in synergy business cases across various functions
  • Conducted EBITDA improvement assessment for a niche auto supplier; identified and implemented initiatives to improve EBITDA margin by 300 basis points
  • Developed growth strategy for $1B+ Asian steel forging supplier to increase auto OEM revenue in North America by 3X in 5 years
  • Led RFP for a $500M category for a utility client; built should cost model and advanced optimization engine and negotiated $100M in yearly savings
  • Developed growth strategy for a PE portfolio company in auto component machining space to grow their auto OEM business
  • Conducted operational improvements on $1 billion in external spend for a utility company; identified and realized $80 million in annual savings
  • Conducted due diligence on a battery supplier to evaluate technical competency, product competitiveness, and cost structure