The Executive Committee and senior management team support the Board and oversee the implementation of the Group’s strategic initiatives set by the Board. Mr Navin Agarwal stepped down as Chair of the Executive Committee on 31 August 2013, and was replaced by Mr Albanese on 1 September 2013. The Executive Committee comprises the following members:
Mr Jain joined Sesa Sterlite in 1984 and has nearly 30 years of experience in finance,accounts, audit, taxation and company secretarial. He is responsible for corporatefinance, corporate strategy, business development and mergers and acquisitionsat Sesa Sterlite. Mr Jain is a graduate of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountantsof India and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and theInstitute of Company Secretaries of India.
Mr Jalan is the Chief Financial Officer of Vedanta Resources plc and whole-timeDirector of Sesa Sterlite. He is a fellow member of the Institute of CharteredAccountants of India. Mr Jalan has over 35 years of experience in finance, accounts,audit, taxation, secretarial and legal matters. Prior to joining Sesa Sterlite in 2001 he worked with Aditya Birla Group as the Executive President of Birla Copper.
Mr Joshi joined the Group in 1976 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer inFebruary 2012. In October 2008, he became Chief Operating Officer and whole-timeDirector of HZL. Prior to this, he was the Senior Vice President of Mines responsiblefor the overall operations at all mining units. He is also a Director of Madanpur South Coal Company Limited. Mr Joshi has a mining engineering degree and a post graduate diploma in economic evaluation of mining projects from the School ofMines, Paris. He also has a first class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency.
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 for almostfour decades, before being appointed as Commercial Director in 2004 and later asChairman of the Board in August 2006. Mr Roongta has a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a post graduate diploma in Business Management in InternationalTrade. He serves as an independent director on the Boards of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Jubilant Industries Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and ACC Limited.
Mr Golani currently heads the Group’s Management Assurance function, a position he also previously held from April 2000 to July 2004. Mr Golani headed the Salesand Marketing function at HZL and the Group Performance Management functionfrom August 2004 to November 2005. Prior to joining the Group in April 2000, MrGolani was responsible for managing the Operations and Marketing functions forone of the export businesses of Unilever India. He has over 25 years of experience. Mr Golani has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a post graduate degree inIndustrial Engineering and Management.
Mr Thirunavukkarasu joined the Group in April 2004 and became Senior Vice President, copper division, heading the human resources, total quality management,corporate social responsibility and public relation functions, prior to becoming thehead of Group human resources in July 2007. He previously held senior managementpositions in English Electric, Hindustan Lever and TVS Electronics. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Literature and a master’s degree in Social Work from Loyola College, Chennai.
Mr Siddiqi joined the Group in 1991 and rising through several operational roles,he led the set up of the Group’s large Aluminium and Power projects includingBALCO smelters and captive power plants. He also played a key role in setting up theCopper smelter at Tuticorin. Prior to his appointment as Group Director of Projectshe 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 35years of industry experience. Mr Siddiqi has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
Mr Kumar joined the Group in April 2003, and served as Chief Executive Officer of Sesa Sterlite and Konkola Copper Mines in Zambia from June 2004 to December 2006, before being appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Africa (Base Metals). Mr Kumar 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 Limited for 12 years.
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Keep abreast with our financial performance through our latest share prices, financial results, annual reports and investor presentations.