Blue Ocean Corporation

Nikunj Desai

Head – Global Supply Chain, ACG Worldwide
Former Head Engg Sourcing & Stores, CEAT Tyres

Nikunj Desai is a senior supply chain leader with 24+ years of experience in handling end to end Supply Chain in diverse industry verticals viz; Heavy Engineering, Automotive & Auto components, Pharma Machinery, Capsules and Packaging Films. Nikunj is currently the Head of Global Supply at ACG Worldwide, bringing experience from previous roles at ACG Worldwide and CEAT Tyres Limited.

With a robust skill set that includes Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, Sourcing, Supplier Development, Supply Chain Management and more, Nikunj Desai contributes valuable insights to the supply chain industry. At ACG, Nikunj has integrated various Supply Chain verticals of the group globally viz; Strategic Sourcing, Procurement, Capital/Project Procurement, Logistics, Warehousing, EXIM under one SCM umbrella.

Nikunj Desai completed his MBA in Finance from NMIMS, Mumbai, and did his Supply Chain Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.


  • “Outstanding Leader in Procurement” at CPO Forum India in 2017
  • “SCM Competency Framework & People Development” by NITIE in 2016
  • “Professional excellence in Strategic Sourcing & Procurement” by CE Worldwide in 2021
  • ELSC Leadership Awards for “Overall Excellence in Procurement & Sourcing” in 2022
  • “Outstanding Supply Chain Leader” at ILSC forum hosted by ISCM in 2022