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Rohit Lal

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Saia, Inc.

Rohit Lal joined the Bloomin’ Brands Board in August of 2023 and is currently a member of the Audit Committee. 

With deep technology acumen and a proven track record of transforming IT systems and cultures, Mr. Lal currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Saia, Inc. (“Saia”), a public logistics company based in Atlanta, where he leads IT teams to develop and deliver enterprise-wide solutions from applications to analytics. At Saia, he has led the co-development of cloud-based applications to optimize supply chain delivery solutions and established data privacy and NIST-based cybersecurity programs through a combination of training, process changes and technology tools. Prior to Saia, Mr. Lal held the role of Director of Enterprise Architecture for CONA Services, an IT shared services company co-owned by The Coca-Cola Company and the 12th largest Coca-Cola Bottlers in North America. He joined The Coca-Cola Company in 2008 and served in a variety of roles during his tenure, with ranging responsibilities including implementing end-to-end SAP (Systems, Application, and Products)-centric sales, manufacturing, warehousing and route planning solutions. Before joining The Coca-Cola Company, Mr. Lal led various business development initiatives and ERP value realization engagements at mid-market and global companies across multiple industries as CEO and Founder of AceTrack, Inc. and in various sales and consulting roles at QAD.

Mr. Lal is NACD Directorship certified and won the 2023 Georgia CIO ORBIE Award.

Mr. Lal earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.

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