Exent appoints three new associate directors

03 July 2023 Consultancy.com.au 2 min. read
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Australian business consultancy Exent has boosted its senior team with three new associate directors.

Joining the consulting firm in Brisbane, Shane O'Rourke brings over 15 years of experience in project management, process design, solution architecture, and technical program delivery.

During his career, O'Rourke has led architecture efforts for enterprise systems including asset management, supply chain, and data analytics platforms across industries such as government, transportation, mining, and utilities.

Shane O'Rourke, Rachita Purohit, Eric Westcott - Exent

Prior to joining Exent, O'Rourke worked for Strategic Asset Management Consulting, a boutique consultancy firm in Brisbane, and close to a decade at DXC Technology. Before that, he held several IT roles in engineering, technology services, and government organisations.

Rachita Purohit has over 19 years of experience in data analytics and digital transformation, leading complex transformations across financial services, retail, technology, telecommunications, and education, among others.

Most recently, she worked as an internal consultant at Resolution Life, focused on supporting the roll-out and improvement of digital initiatives and data platforms. Earlier, she pent seven years at Woolworths in a consulting role, focused on project delivery, data governance and transformation, and portfolio management. Purohit also worked a number of years for Optus and Telstra.

Eric Westcott has returned to Exent following a brief spell at VentureCrowd. He previously served the consulting firm for four years, latterly as an associate director.

Westcott has a background in both management and technology consulting, with deep experience in digital transformation strategy across multiple industries including financial services, healthcare and government. Notable projects include leading the automation investment portfolio for a large council, and helping a healthcare provider with defining its technology strategy and roadmap.

Earlier in his career, he worked for Infosys Portland, a procurement and supply chain subsidiary of Infosys, and Accenture.