Mr. Navin Agarwal - Chairman
Mr. S K Roongta - Vice-Chairman
Mr. Navin Agarwal, was appointed on the Board of the Company and as its Non-Executive Vice-Chairman since March 2, 2001. He was appointed as the Non Executive Chairman of the Board on 19th March 2012. He has completed the Owner/President Management Programme at Harvard University and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Sydenham College. He has over 25 years experience in business strategy, and managing overall performance and growth of the Company. He is also on the Board of Vedanta Resources Plc., UK, as its Deputy Executive Chairman, Sterlite Industries (India) Limited as its Executive Vice-Chairman. He is also on the Board The Madras Aluminium Company Limited, Konkola Copper Mines Plc, Cairn India Limited as their Chairman. Besides he is on the Board of Hindustan Zinc Limited, Sterlite Iron & Steel Company Limited, Vedanta Aluminium Limited, Vedanta Resources Holdings Limited, and Vedanta Resources Investment Limited as their Director. Mr Navin Agarwal is also a member of the Finance Standing Committee of the Board.
Mr. Tarun Jain - Director
Mr. Sushil Kumar Roongta, has been on the Board of the Company since 31st January 2012 and as Vice Chairman of the Company since 19th March 2012. He is also the Managing Director of Vedanta Aluminium Limited, Chairman of Talwandi Saboo Power Limited and Director in Sterlite Energy Limited. He has done his BE (Electrical) from BITS Pilani and is a gold medalist in PGDBM (International Trade) from IIFT, New Delhi. He is also a fellow member of All India Management Association. He is also on the Board of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, Shipping Corporation of India Limited, Jubilant Industries Limited, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and ACC Limited. Mr Roongta holds important positions in various apex chambers.
Mr. R Kannan - Director
Mr. Tarun Jain, has been on the Board of the Company since March 2, 2001. Mr. Jain has over 26 years of experience in the corporate finance, audit and accounting, tax and secretarial practice, strategic financial matters, including corporate finance, corporate strategy, business development and mergers and acquisitions. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India, besides being a Graduate of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He is also on the Board of Sterlite Opportunities and Ventures Limited, Vedanta Aluminium Limited,Twinstar Holdings Limited, Sterlite USA Inc, Cairn India Limited, Sterlite Infra Limited, Vedanta Medical Research Foundation and Rajtaru Charity Foundation as their Director.
Ms. Sujata Prasad - Government Nominee Director
Mr. R. Kannan, was appointed as Director of the Company on 21st July 2011. He is a Post Graduate in Mathematics from Madras University, PGDMS from Bombay University and Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers with Industrial Finance. He has nearly 30 years experience in the areas of banking, merchant banking, mutual funds, stock broking and venture capital. He has been member of High Power Committees, appointed by the Government of India, for Stock Transfer Reforms, Bank Finance against stocks, entry norms for private sector mutual funds, Safety Net Mechanism for equity offerings, Bank finance for diamond trade, SEBI Deregulation for recognition of SROs in financial services. He is also on the Board of Orionsayi Consultant Private Limited, Lakecity Ventures Private Limited, Orient Press Limited, Mentis Soft Solutions Private Limited, Shasun Pharmaceuticals Limited, Ram Ratna Wires Limited, New leaf Educational Products Private Limited and Realtime Techsolutions Private Limited. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company.
Ms. Sunanda Sharma - Government Nominee Director
Sujata Prasad belongs to the 1983 batch of the Indian Civil Accounts Service.
She has held senior managerial positions in different ministries and departments of the Central Government. This includes her last stint as the head of a Training/Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance (Government of India). She has spent 5 years with the Government of Bihar and an equal no. of years as a Senior Financial Adviser of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
Ms. Prasad has co-authored a book on Health Security, edited an International Journal on public Policy and has published several research papers on different aspects of gender, public health, poverty and development.
In addition to her current position as JS& FA, MOC, Ms. Prasad is also the JS & FA of the Mines, Corporate Affairs and Youth Affairs and Sport ministries.
Mr. Naresh Kumar - Government Nominee Director
Ms. Sunanda Sharma is a Government Nominee Director w.e.f June 28, 2013. She holds an Honors Degree in Economics and an officer of the 1984 Batch of the Indian Economic Service. She has over 28 years of experience in Government Service, having served in various capacities in the Planning Commission, Ministries of Finance, Agriculture, Information and Broadcasting and New & Renewable Energy of Government of India. Ms. Sharma is at present the Economic Adviser in Ministry of Mines, Government of India.
Mr. Ramesh Nair - CEO & Whole Time Director
Mr. Naresh Kumar is a Government Nominee Director with effect from September 10, 2012. Mr. Kumar holds degree in Bachelors of Engineering and Masters of Business Administration. Mr. Kumar is an Indian Administrative Service Officer of 1987 batch and is presently holding the position of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Mines, Government of India. Mr. Kumar also holds the position of Director on the board of Hindustan Zinc Limited.
Ramesh Nair is the Chief Executive Officer & Whole Time Director of BALCO. Mr Ramesh joined BALCO in June 2013. Prior to joining Balco, he was with Jindal Stainless Limited as President and Executive Director. Mr Ramesh Nair has over 22 years of experience in the metals industry and has worked with the group for 12 years in multiple functions before assuming overall leadership role at Sterlite Copper as its chief operating officer. He had earlier joined the Vedanta group, Copper business in the year 2000 and has varied experience in smelter operations, acid business, commercial and marketing. He was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Copper unit at Tuticorin and Silvassa in the year 2008. Prior to joining the Vedanta group, Mr. Ramesh Nair was employed in Essar Steel Ltd.
Mr. Ramesh Nair holds a degree of Bachelor of Technology (Electrical) from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra.