Mr. Kishan Lal Choudhary the Company derives its vision, direction and values from its leadership to a large extent. Mr. Kishan Lal Choudhary, Co-Founder, Narayani Steels ltd has led the way by example throughout the journey of the company. He has been consistent in his ambition for Narayani Steels not only for the benefit of its stakeholders but also to bring richness to the industry in our country. With his emphasis on innovation and maintaining impeccable quality, Narayani has spread its wings and today exports to SARCC Countries. At the same time the company remains committed to a sustainable and eco friendly approach that reduces carbon footprint and leads to conscious growth.
Mr. Sunil Choudhary, Chairman Narayani Steels Ltd is a visionary and a name the company looks up to for guidance. Known for his business acumen coupled with a socially relevant perspective, he has been the driving force behind many crucial decisions and initiatives of the company. Narayani Steels has achieved many milestones in his presence and there are newer horizons to conquer in the future. With a highly motivated Chairman, the company remains on the right path. Working tirelessly for the growth of Narayani Steels and its people, Mr. Choudhary is a much loved name in the company.
Ms Mallika Srinivasan joined Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (TAFE) in 1985 and is presently its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. She has spearheaded TAFE’s growth to its present status as the third largest tractor manufacturer in the world.
Ms Srinivasan has been conferred the Business Woman of the Year Award by The Economic Times in 2005-06, the IIM Lucknow Lakshmipat Singhania Award for National Leadership in 2005, and was one of the 125 influential alumnae selected by the Wharton School of Business at its 125th anniversary in 2007. In 2010, Ms Mallika Srinivasan was conferred the Entrepreneur of the Year – Manufacturing award by Ernst & Young. More recently, she was ranked among India’s 50 most powerful women in business by Fortune Magazine and as one of Asia’s 50 power businesswomen by Forbes Asia magazine. She currently serves on the board of AGCO Corporation (USA), TATA Global Beverages Limited and the Indian School of Business (ISB).
Appointed as the Interim Chairman of Tata Steel from November 25, 2016 before Mr N Chandrasekaran took over, Mr O P Bhatt has been the Chairman, State Bank Group – which includes the State Bank of India, five associate banks in India, five overseas banks, SBI Life, SBI Capital Markets, SBI Fund Management; and other subsidiaries.
He has served as the Chairman of the Indian Banks’ Association, the apex body of Indian banks and was the government’s nominee on the India-US CEO Forum, Indo-French CEO Forum and Indo-Russia CEO Forum. He currently serves as an Independent Director on several boards including Standard Chartered Bank, Tata Consultancy Services and Hindustan Unilever among others.
Mr Aman Mehta has over 39 years of experience in the field of banking and finance, and has a proven track record of successfully managing large multinational enterprises. He has been the CEO of the HSBC Group (Asia Pacific) and occupies himself primarily with Corporate Governance, Board and Advisory Roles in a range of global manufacturing and technology companies, which include Cairn India and Tata Consultancy Services among others.
Mr Mehta has been a member of the Supervisory Board of ING Group NV and a Director of Raffles Holdings, Singapore. He is also a member of the Governing Board of the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and a member of the International Advisory Board of Prudential of America.
The former Chairman of PwC India, Mr Deepak Kapoor was associated with the firm for over 30 years. He was named Partner in 1991 and was the Managing Director between 2007 and 2016.
Mr Kapoor has extensive experience in the audit function as well as business advisory related work and has led deals for more than eight years and has practiced in the area of telecom, entertainment and media for over a decade. His experience, in India and overseas, encompasses multiple industries including consumer products, manufacturing, telecom, technology, healthcare, entertainment and media.
Mr Kapoor is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and a member of the Institute of Certified Fraud Examiners, USA.
Dr Blauwhoff holds a doctorate in Technical Sciences and has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, in particular the downstream oil and gas business. He has a wide range of experience in refining, supply chain, marketing and end-to-end value creation in challenging downstream organisations.
He has served as the Chairman of the German National Oil Industry Association, as Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Shell Holding GmbH and as a Vice-Chairman of the German Forum for Future Energies among others. Dr Blauwhoff is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Netherlands Standardization Institute (NEN), and a Member of the Supervisory Board of Royal Haskoning DHV.
The former Chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), Mr D K Mehrotra’s illustrious career spans 35 years. He has occupied several pivotal positions in LIC spanning the country as well as the corporate office at Mumbai. Prior to taking charge as Managing Director of LIC, Mr Mehrotra was posted as Executive Director (International Operations) to lead LIC’s overseas thrust.
Mr Mehrotra has attended several important knowledge forums in India and abroad and is associated with apex training institutes of insurance in India like the National Insurance Academy and the Insurance Institute of India.
Mr Saurabh Agrawal is the Group Chief Financial Officer of Tata Sons, the holding company He joined Tata Sons in June 2017 from the Aditya Birla Group where he was the Head of Strategy.
In a career spanning over two decades, Mr Agrawal has been the Head of Investment Banking in India for Bank of America Merrill Lynch and also Head of Corporate Finance business in India and South Asia for Standard Chartered bank.
Mr Agrawal has a wide-ranging experience in strategy and capital markets where he had a ringside view of the evolution of Indian economy since the mid-90s. He advised clients on transactions valued more than US$16 billion. In addition, Mr Agrawal has helped various large Indian and Global corporates raise over US$10 billion from the capital markets. In his advisory capacity, Mr Agrawal has advised several business groups like Tatas, AV Birla, GMR, ICICI, Bharti, DLF etc.
Mr Agrawal completed his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Roorkee and has a post graduate management degree from IIM Kolkata. He lives in Mumbai with his wife Shelly and two children. He is an avid reader, outdoors enthusiast & movie buff. He enjoys playing badminton and squash.
Mr. Narendran’s career in Tata Steel has spanned many areas in India & overseas including Marketing & Sales, International Trade, Supply Chain & Planning, Operation & General Management and included stints in Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Dubai & Singapore.
He was actively involved in Tata Steel’s first overseas acquisition, NatSteel, in 2005 and served in leadership roles there. He became the Managing Director of Tata Steel (overseeing India and South East Asia) effective November 1, 2013 and successfully executed and commissioned one of the largest Greenfield Project in India – The Kalinganagar Steel plant in Odisha, which ramped up operations to its rated capacity within a very short span of time. On October 31, 2017 he was elevated as CEO & Managing Director, Tata Steel Limited.
He is currently on the Boards of Tata Steel Limited and Tata Steel Europe. He is also the Chairman of Tata Steel Thailand and NatSteel.
A member of the Board of World Steel Association and the Chairman of the Economics Committee of the World Steel Association, he is also the co-chair of the Mining & Metals Governors Council of the World Economic Forum. In India, he is a member of the National Council of CII and former Chairman of CII Eastern Region. He is also a member from Indian side in BRICS Business Council, Co-Chair of the India Myanmar Joint Trade & Investment Forum and a member of the Indo-French CEO council.
Mr. T.V. Narendran is a Mechanical Engineer from REC (NIT), Trichy (1986) and MBA from IIM Calcutta in 1988. He is a Chevening Scholar and has also attended the Advanced Management Programme in CEDEP – INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. Mr. Narendran is also the fellow of The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award from NIT Trichy and IIM Calcutta.
Mr Koushik Chatterjee joined Tata Steel in 1995 and was appointed Vice President (Finance) in 2004. During his tenure, Mr Chatterjee led the first overseas acquisition of a steel manufacturer by the Company – NatSteel Asia and subsequently led the acquisition of a 1.7 MnTPA Millennium Steel (now Tata Steel Thailand) in Thailand. In 2006-07, he played a critical role in the acquisition of Corus Group Plc.
Mr Chatterjee was appointed Group Executive Director (Finance & Corporate) in September 2013 and had an overall responsibility for Group Finance and Corporate Function which amongst others included, Financial Performance & Reporting, Mergers & Acquisitions, Risk Management, Corporate Finance, Legal & Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Strategic Procurement, Financial Planning, Information Technology, Group Investment & Portfolio Management, Insurance & Board Governance. In February 2016, Mr Chatterjee was appointed as Tata Steel’s Executive Director for Europe in addition to his current responsibilities and was re-designated as Group Executive Director (Finance, Corporate & Europe).
Mr Chatterjee has been re-appointed as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer with effect from November 9, 2017.
Mr Chatterjee is on the board of several Tata Steel Group companies. He was declared India’s ‘Best Executive’ for 2009 by Asia Money. A frequent speaker at various conferences in India and abroad, he is a member of the Primary Market Advisory Committee on Capital Markets of SEBI, a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has been appointed as the first Indian on the Global Preparers Forum, which is an advisory body of the International Accounting Standards Board, London.
He is also a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council, Global Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, Switzerland, the B20 Task Forces under the Chairmanship of Germany on Energy, Climate & Resource Efficiency, Responsible Business Conduct & Anti Corruption and is a Director of the World Steel Association, Brussels, Belgium.
Mr Bhaskaran completed his B Tech from IIT, Delhi in 1985, followed by a post-graduation in Management from IIM, Kolkata in 1987. He joined the company as a Management Trainee in 1987. Subsequently he has completed his GMP from Cedep at INSEAD, France in 2000.
He was with Tata International from 2001 till 2005.
Dr Bhattacharjee has a PhD from the University of Cambridge, UK, and is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering and of the Indian Institute of Metals.
He joined Tata Steel in 1996. He was Chief of R&D and Scientific Services, based in Jamshedpur, from 2002 to 2009 and Group Director R&D based in IJmuiden in The Netherlands from 2009 to April 2017.
As Vice President New Materials Business, Dr Bhattacharjee is in the early stages of setting up business in composite materials, mainly fibre reinforced composites, and advanced ceramics.
He is also a visiting professor at Imperial College London, at University of Warwick, UK, and at the University of Science and Technology, Beijing.
Mr Sandip Biswas is an Honours Graduate in Commerce from Calcutta University. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
Currently, he is the Group Executive Vice President – Finance for Tata Steel Limited. In his role, he oversees the Tata Steel group’s financing strategies, capital structure, mergers and acquisitions, planning and execution of capital raising activities for debt and equity, liquidity management, foreign exchange risk management, investor relations activities and corporate legal among others.
Mr Dibyendu Bose is a B-Tech in Mining from the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. He has also completed MBA and a PGDBM from IIM Kolkata. In his career spanning over 29 years with the Tata Steel Group, he first joined Tata Steel Collieries in 1984 as a Graduate Trainee.
He held the post of Managing Director, TM International Logistics Limited (TMILL), a joint venture company of Tata Steel Ltd, NYK Holding (Europe) BV & IQ Martrade of Germany for more than seven years. TMILL’s arena of services included shipping, port operations, freight forwarding, harbour services and CHA & inland logistics. On his return to Tata Steel in 2013, he was appointed as Group Director Investments & New Ventures.
Mr Bose worked with the International Trading Division of Tata Steel in 1992 – 1997. He then served as Tata Steel’s West Asia Representative from 1997 to 2001 in Dubai and Chief of M&S of Tata Pipes from 2001 to 2004.
Chanakya Chaudhary completed his Mechanical Engineering from BITS Pilani and joined as a Graduate Trainee of the 1988 batch.
He began his career in the Jharia Coal Mines and subsequently moved to TQM. In 2001, he was re-designated as a Resident Executive in Delhi and later promoted as the Chief Resident Executive, New Delhi. In 2013, he was appointed as Group Director Corporate Communications & Regulatory Affairs.
Mr B K Das is a B-Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from IIT, Kharagpur and M-Tech (Production Engineering) from NIT, Jamshedpur.
He joined Tata Steel as a Graduate Trainee in 1980. Over a period of time, he has worked in Raw Material Bedding & Blending, Sinter Plants and Mechanical Maintenance.
In 2013, he was promoted as Dy Vice President Coke, Sinter & Iron Making and in 2014, he was re-designated as Vice President Coke, Sinter & Iron, CSI, the position he currently holds.
Mr. Peeyush Gupta is a Mechanical Engineer from Engineering College, Kota, Rajasthan and has completed MBA with specialisation in Finance and Marketing from Mcgill University, Montreal. He joined Tata Steel in 1993 as a Senior Export Officer.
Over the period of time he has worked in the International Trade Division, Marketing Division, TOP Initiatives in Marketing, Financial Controller (Long Product), Chief (Marketing & Sales – Flat Products), M&S.
In 2011, he was appointed as the President & CEO – Tata Steel (Thailand) and on his return from Thailand in 2013, he was appointed as Dy. VP – Steel Marketing & Sales, M&S. In 2014, he was redesignated as VP – Steel Marketing & Sales, his current position.
Mr Rajesh Ranjan Jha joined Tata Steel as a Graduate Trainee in 1990 after completing BE (Mechanical). Subsequently, he did his MBA in Finance and Marketing.
Mr Rajiv Kumar, Vice President – Operations of Tata Steel’s Kalinganagar Steel Project is an alumnus of the illustrious BIT, Sindri.
After completing his engineering in Metallurgy, he had joined Tata Steel as a graduate trainee in 1990 and has handled several critical roles in his career, including that of Chief of Hot Strip Mill and Chief of Wire Division. He was also the Principal Executive Officer (PEO) of the Company, working closely with the Managing Director in MD’s Office.
In his current role as Vice President Operations at Kalinganagar since 15th June 2014, he is responsible for taking forward the organisation and ensuring that systems and processes are in place for the commercial production of the 1st phase of the prestigious green field expansion project of Tata Steel.
The Kalinganagar project of Tata Steel is a 6 million tonnes per annum steel project, in which the first phase of 3 million tonnes per annum is being implemented at an investment of Rs 25,164 crores and is likely to be commissioned by the last quarter of 2014-15.
Mr Arun Misra has completed his B Tech in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Kharagpur. He earned his Diploma in General Management from CEDEP at FRANCE. Subsequently, he completed Mining and Beneficiation Program at the University of New South Wales Sydney, Australia.
He joined the company as a Graduate Trainee in 1988.
Mr Rajiv Mukherji is a Bachelor of Arts from Calcutta University and an alumnus of IIM(A)(MEP) and INSEAD (MDP) and has over 28 years of experience in Tata Steel.
Over the years, he has worked in varied functions at Tata Steel including marketing & sales, e-commerce and international trading wherein he served in the capacity of Chief International Trading Division of Tata Steel.
He held the post of Managing Director, Tata NYK Shipping Pvt Ltd, a 50:50 joint venture company between Tata Steel and NYK Line of Japan, one of the largest and leading shipping companies in the world for more than seven years. Tata NYK was established in 2007 to meet the bulk carrier needs of the growing sea trade of Tata Companies and the Indian market and its area of services included dry bulk ship owning, operating and chartering with vessel portfolio of Capesize, Panamax and Supramax vessels.
On his return to Tata Steel in November 2013, he was appointed as Group Director Strategic Procurement and currently operates from IJmudein, Netherlands. His current responsibilities for Group Strategic Procurement covers coal and coke, iron ore, industrial gases, IT and shipping & logistics.
Mr Sudhansu Pathak completed his degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Punjab University, followed by a PGDBM in Finance & Marketing from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He joined as a Graduate Trainee in 1984.
Over the period of time, he has worked in Steel Making, (LD1, LD2), Improvement & TQM as Chief, ASPIRE (Long Products) and headed the Manufacturing Facility of Flat Products. In 2013, he was promoted as Dy Vice President Steel Manufacturing. In 2014, he was re-designated as Vice President Steel Manufacturing.
Mr Sanjiv Paul graduated in Metallurgical Engineering and joined Tata Steel in 1986 as a Graduate Trainee. He started his career at the Steel Melting Shops where he worked in various capacities till 1998.
After completion of a Senior Management program at CEDEP, France, Mr Paul moved on to assume leadership roles in areas of General Management in Tata Steel. Mr Paul was the Vice President (Corporate Services) of Tata Steel Limited from April 2010 till March 2013 after which he joined Tata Metaliks Limited as Managing Director. From July 2017, Mr. Paul has assumed the role of Vice President, Safety Health & Sustainability at Tata Steel Limited.
Mr Sanjiv Paul assumed the position of General Manager (Town Services) in January 2003 and under his leadership, the Town Services Division of Tata Steel became an independent company by the name of Jamshedpur Utilities & Services Company Limited, which he headed as Managing Director till March 2010.
He has been an active member of various trade bodies such as CII, FICCI & BCCI and has provided guidance as Chirman/Member of the Board of various organizations such as mJunction, JUSCO, Tata Metaliks, NIFFT etc. Mr Paul is an avid reader, keen cricketer and a golfer.
Mr R Ranganath qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1984 and joined the company in 2013.
Prior to his joining Tata Steel, he was Director (Finance), Cairn Energy India Ltd. He has also worked in different finance and non-finance roles in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd for 25 years.
Mr Anand Sen joined the Company as a Graduate Trainee in 1981. He is a B Tech from one of the premier engineering institutes of India, IIT, Kharagpur and has earned his MBA from IIM, Kolkata. He has also completed an Executive MBA from CEDEP at INSEAD.
Mr Rajeev Singhal is a B Tech (Mechanical, IT, Banaras Hindu University) and has completed a PGDBM in Marketing from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He joined Tata Steel as a Graduate Trainee in 1985.
After his initial stint in Manufacturing at the Steel Works he was transferred to Marketing & Sales Function in the Tubes Division. He was also responsible for International Business Exports and subsequently Chief Sales Manager (North), and Chief M & S – Long Products.
In 2010, he was transferred as Executive-in-Charge Ferro Alloys & Minerals. In 2013, he was promoted as Dy. Vice President Raw Material and in 2014, he was re-designated as Vice President Raw Material.
Dipali completed her Masters in Law (LLM) from Harvard Law School, Cambridge, USA and Bachelors of Law (LLB) (Honours) & Bachelors of Arts (Honours) from the University of Delhi. Ms Talwar has over 20 years of global experience in law, policy and governance working as both a legal professional and in a corporation.
Having started her career as a litigator at the High Court at Delhi and the Supreme Court of India, Dipali had an opportunity to work on seminal constitutional, civil and criminal law cases. Her career progression saw her emerging as a corporate law and regulatory policy advisor to government, international institutions and companies in sectors ranging from infrastructure, power, oil and gas, telecommunications, media, auto, engineering, consumer goods, etc in stints in legal practice and with Arthur Andersen in India.
Dipali’s in-house counsel experience was heralded with her move into Pfizer as Director Legal & General Counsel India & South Asia followed by a role as Senior Director, Global Business Transactions, New York.
Prior to joining Tata Steel, Ms Talwar was advising multinational biotech, pharma, energy and infrastructure companies on transactions, market entry, expansion strategies, investment structuring and joint ventures, regulatory policy and legal assessment of risk and compliance. Dipali is a member of the Delhi Bar Association, New York State Bar, Member of the US India Business Council Legal Executive Committee, Advisory Board Member – Global Leaders in Law (association of only invited Global General Counsels), Women Corporate Director’s New York. She is empaneled on the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Directors and has served on the Board of Pfizer companies and non-profit organisations.
Mr Tripathi started his career as a Management Trainee with Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) and has worked in Public as well as Private Sectors (IT, Chemical, Education, etc). Mr Tripathi has done his Masters in Physics from University of Delhi and has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Social Work from University of Calcutta. An alumnus of Ashorne Hill Management College, UK, he is trained in a number of fields in HR.
Prior to joining Tata Steel, Mr Tripathi worked as President – Group HR, SRF Ltd.
Mr Suresh Dutt Tripathi joined Tata Steel in October 2012. He has been working as an HR professional for the last 30 years.