The Executive Committee supports the Board and essentially supervises the operational performance of the Group. It is chaired by Mr. Navin Agarwal and comprises of Mr. M.S. Mehta and the following members:
Mr Jain joined Sterlite in 1984 and has nearly 30 years of experience in corporate finance, accounts, audit, taxation and company secretarial practice. He is responsible for operations at Sterlite including corporate finance, corporate strategy, business development and mergers and acquisitions. Mr Jain is a graduate of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
Mr DD Jalan is the Chief Financial Officer of Vedanta Resources plc and a Director of Sterlite. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Mr Jalan has over 34 years of experience in finance, accounts, audit, taxation, secretarial and legal, besides profit centre responsibility of independent business. He has worked in leadership positions within companies in the engineering, mining and non-ferrous sector
Mr Joshi joined the Group in 1976 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Whole Time Director of HZL in February 2012. In October 2008, he became Chief Operating Officer and Whole Time Director of HZL. Prior to this, he was the Senior Vice President (Mines), responsible for the overall operations at all mining units. Mr Joshi has a Mining Engineering degree from MBM Engineering College, Jodhpur and a Post Graduate Diploma in Economic Evaluation of Mining Projects from School of Mines, Paris. He also has a first class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency. He was the recipient of the National Mineral Award in 2006 for his outstanding contribution in the field of mining technology and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indian Mining Engineering Journal. He is also the Director of Madanpur South Coal Company Limited.
Mr Mukherjee joined Sesa Goa in April 1987 and held various positions before commencing his position of Director – Finance in July 2000. He was appointed as Managing Director of Sesa Goa and the Group’s Iron Ore business in April 2006. Mr Mukherjee has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Calcutta University and has 34 years of experience in finance, accounts, costing, taxation, legal and general management.
Mr Mukherjee is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an associate member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He was rated one of India’s Best Chief Financial Officers (‘CFOs’) in 2005 by the Business Today magazine and in 2009 Business World magazine declared Mr Mukherjee as India’s most Valuable CEO. He is a member/office bearer of various professional and industry forums and a sought-after speaker on issues related to iron ore.
Mr Roongta is responsible for Vedanta’s Aluminium and Power business. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Roongta worked with the Steel Authority of India Limited (‘SAIL’) for almost four decades, holding key positions in the marketing division before being appointed as Director (Commercial) in 2004 and later as Chairman of the SAIL Board in August 2006. Mr Roongta has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (‘BITS’), Pilani, and has a gold medal in his Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management in International Trade from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (‘IIFT’), Delhi. He is also a fellow member of the All India Management Association. He serves as an independent director on the Boards of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, The Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Jubilant Industries Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and ACC Limited. He is also chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Technology (‘IIT’), Bhubaneswar and chairs the Steel and Non-Ferrous Metal Committee of apex chamber FICCI.
He joined the Group in 1991 and rising through several operational roles, he led the setting up of the Group’s large Aluminium and Power projects including BALCO smelters and captive power plants, Jharsuguda smelters and power plants, alumina refinery at Lanjhigarh and Talwandi Sabo Power plant. He also played a key role in setting up the Copper smelter at Tuticorin. Prior to his appointment as Group Director (Projects) he was chief executive officer of the Group’s Aluminium division. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Siddiqi held senior positions in Hindustan Copper Limited. He has over 35 years of industry experience, including more than 20 years at senior level project management positions within Vedanta. Mr Siddiqi has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
Ramesh Nair is the Chief Executive Officer of Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO). He has over 20 years of experience in the Metal Industry and has previously worked with the group for a period of 11 years in various functions like Maintenance, Commercial, Marketing, Operations and assumed overall leadership role at Sterlite Copper as its Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to re-joining Vedanta, Ramesh was the President and Executive Director at Jindal Stainless Limited.
He had studied Electrical Engineering from REC Kurukshetra.
Mr Kumar joined the Group in April 2003 as Vice President – Marketing for HZL. He was Senior Vice President – Marketing for the Group’s copper India division from June 2004 to December 2006 and, thereafter, was appointed CEO of Sterlite and Konkola Copper Mines plc in Zambia. Following the Group’s acquisition of Anglo American’s Zinc/Lead assets, Mr Kumar attained responsibility for the Group’s international Zinc assets. He has 28 years of experience and expertise in accountancy, commerce, marketing, supply chain management, mergers and acquisitions and human capital development. Prior to joining the Group, Mr Kumar was employed by Hindustan Lever Ltd for 12 years. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Mr Golani currently heads the Group’s Management Assurance function, a position he had also previously held from April 2000 to July 2004. Mr Golani headed the Sales and Marketing function at Hindustan Zinc Limited and the Group Performance Management function from August 2004 to November 2005. Prior to joining the Group in April 2000, Mr Golani was responsible for managing the Operations and Marketing functions for one of the export businesses of Unilever India (Hindustan Unilever Limited). He subsequently worked at Unilever, where he was a member of the Corporate Audit Team, responsible for auditing the Unilever group companies in Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. He has over 25 years of experience and has also previously worked with Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited and Union Carbide India Limited.
He is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and completed his postgraduate degree at NITIE, Mumbai in Industrial Engineering and Management.
Mr Thirunavukkarasu joined the Group in April 2004 as General Manager – HR. He became Senior Vice President – HR for our Copper Division, heading the human resources, total quality management, corporate social responsibility and public relations functions, prior to becoming the Head of Group Human Resources in July 2007. He previously held senior management positions in English Electric, Hindustan Lever and TVS Electronics prior to joining the Group. He holds a Bachelors degree in Literature and a Masters degree in Social Work, specialising in Personnel Management and Organisational Behaviour, from Loyola College, Chennai.
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