Latham Pool Products Appoints Kaushal Dhruv as CIO

Latham Pool Products Inc., the world's largest manufacturer of inground residential swimming pools and accessories, is pleased to announce an addition to the senior leadership team. Kaushal Dhruv has been appointed to the position of chief information officer. An experienced executive, Kaushal will provide leadership and support to the information technology and project management team. He will report directly to Latham President and CEO Scott Rajeski.

Rajeski explains, “We are on an exciting growth journey complete with changes that will continue to propel Latham’s position as the pool company, and I am proud to welcome Kaushal to the senior leadership team. His extensive experience and knowledge provides Latham with the proper leadership to continue driving our progress in North America and abroad.”

Kaushal comes to Latham after completing a 16-year career as director of KPMG’s technology practice where he focused on consulting with CIOs and CTOs of Fortune 500 companies. He has expertise in providing IT strategy, digital transformation, audit and controls services to state and local governments, universities, telecommunications, utilities, health care, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, insurance companies and financial institutions. Kaushal has a master’s in information management from Syracuse University, a master’s in engineering management from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, a bachelor’s in computer engineering from the Pune Institute of Computer Technology, and a diploma in electronics and telecommunications engineering from the University at Mumbai. He also holds a number of certifications, including PMP – Certified Project Manager, CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified in Enterprise Governance of IT and Certified in Risk Information Systems and Controls.

As CIO and member of the executive team, Kaushal will be responsible for creating a world-class IT organization and furthering Latham’s efforts to leverage technology to drive market solutions and create a competitive advantage to aid their customers’ success.

“I am excited to join Latham’s Senior Leadership Team and help the company on its transformation journey,” says Dhruv. “From an IT perspective, we are working toward innovative solutions for the company both internally and externally, further positioning Latham as a thought leader in the industry.”

“With this appointment, our leadership team is stronger than ever, we are ready to deliver on commitments, exceed our goals and elevate our passionate culture, which will benefit every single Latham employee, partner and customer,” Rajeski further explains.

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