Mr. Aditya Mittal is Chief Executive Officer, ArcelorMittal. Prior to his current role, Aditya was Chief Financial Officer of ArcelorMittal with responsibility for Flat Carbon Europe, Investor Relations and Communications. He joined Mittal Steel in 1997, and was President and CFO of Mittal Steel Company from 2004 to 2006. As CFO of Mittal Steel, he initiated and led Mittal Steel's offer for Arcelor.
In 2008, Aditya Mittal was named "European Business Leader of the Future" by CNBC Europe, and he was ranked fourth in Fortune magazine's "40 under 40" list in 2011.
He is a Board Member of the Wharton School and also serves on the Board of Iconiq. He is also a significant supporter of the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London and works closely with UNICEF, focusing on Children's healthcare in India.
Aditya graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Economics from the Wharton School in Pennsylvania, US.
Mr. Pushp Kumar Joshi is the Chairman and Managing Director of HPCL. Prior to this, Mr. Joshi was Director-Human Resource of HPCL since August 01, 2012. During his career, he had held key portfolios in Human Resources functions viz. Executive Director – Human Resource Department and Head-Human Resource of Marketing Division. Mr. Pushp Kumar Joshi is a Doctorate in Human Resource Management, Post Graduate in Human Resource Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur and Bachelor of Law from Andhra University. As Director-Human Resource, Mr. Joshi has been responsible for overseeing the design and deployment of key Human Resource policies and strategies while leading Human Resources practices that are employee-oriented and aimed at building high-performance culture.
Mr. Rajan Tandon is based in London for last 23 years and is Vice President of Finance at Mittal Investments UK and has over 34 years of industrial experience. Prior to his current role, he was Director-Finance at Mittal Steel. He has been a leading member of the Corporate Finance Team. He has also served as Treasurer for LNM Holdings NV until its merger with Ispat International (now known as ArcelorMittal) in December 2004. With a 30-year career within the Group, he has held various positions in Finance and Accounting.
Mr. Tandon is an Honours Graduate in Commerce from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He also serves on the Board of various Group Companies including HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited, India, HPCL-Mittal Pipelines Limited, India and is also a member of the Governing Council of LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur.
Mr. Rajneesh Narang is the Director – Corporate Finance of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., a Maharatna Oil Company. Prior to this, he has held various key portfolios including that of Executive Director – Finance (Marketing), Executive Assistant to Chairman & Managing Director – HPCL among other assignments. He is on Board of several HPCL Joint Venture Companies.
A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and having Masters in Financial Management, Mr. Narang brings with him rich and varied professional exposure of more than three decades across various spectrum of Downstream Oil Company. He has held various challenging assignments in HPCL in the field of Corporate Finance, Treasury, Risk Management, Margin Management, Marketing Finance, Budgeting, SBU Commercial, C&MD’s Office and Refinery Project.
Mr. Rajneesh Narang is known for his commercial acumen, innovative ideas and people-centric leadership. In his various roles, he has been focused on investment in Human capital for building successful teams able to perform and deliver exceptional results through positive engagement and a shared vision. He has various academic distinctions to his credit and is a key technical speaker in In-house capability building seminars and workshops.
Mr. Bindra has an extensive executive experience with large international organizations in the USA, Australia and India and is currently on the Supervisory Board of LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world.
He has been the President of Chevron Global Manufacturing, managing its worldwide manufacturing operations, comprising of 20 refineries across the globe. Among the many successes of his 32-year career at Chevron, Mr. Bindra led an initiative to negotiate financing, design, and for construction of a critical pipeline to move crude oil from the Tengiz field in Kazakhstan to the Black Sea. Mr. Bindra brings extensive experience in research & development, refinery engineering & operations, project management, strategic planning and international business management.
He was the chairman of the University of Washington College of Engineering Visiting Committee from 2013 to 2017 and past vice chairman of the Association of Oil Pipe Lines. His past Board of Directors affiliations also include Edison International/Southern California Edison Company, WorleyParsons, Transocean, Caltex Australia Limited, GS Caltex (South Korea), Transfield Services Limited (Australia) alongwith Reliance Petroleum Limited and Larson & Toubro Limited.
In 2008, Mr. Bindra received the prestigious Diamond Award from the University Of Washington College Of Engineering's in recognition of his career achievements. Mr. Bindra was named Distinguished Alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 2000. Mr Bindra has served as the Distinguished Honorary Professor at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in the past.
An Indian by birth, Mr. Bindra received his bachelor's degree with distinction in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur in 1969 and a master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Washington at Seattle in 1970. He earned a master's degree in business administration with honors from St. Mary's College in Moraga, California in 1979.
Mr. S. Bharathan has taken charge as Director-Refineries of HPCL on October 1, 2022. Prior to this, he was the Executive Director – Refineries Coordination of HPCL with Additional Charge of R&D.
Mr. Bharathan has wide exposure to the Refinery operations of HPCL and has worked in Operations and Technical Departments of Mumbai and Visakh Refinery for over 25 years. He has also worked in the Corporate Office of HPCL on Margin Management & Refinery Project Process for over 4 years. Further, he is also leading HPCL’s Green R&D Centre in Bengaluru for the last 3 years. Under him, HPCL Green Research & Development Centre (HPGRDC) has reached filing of about 380 patents.
Dr. Asha Kaul is Professor in the Communication Area at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). She joined IIMA in 2002 and has occupied some key administrative positions as Chairperson, Communication Area; Warden and Placement Chairperson.
She has been the recipient of many awards. She was felicitated with the “Best Professor – Communications” award by the Golden AIM Awards in June, 2020. She was awarded the citation for “100 Most Dedicated Professors”, 2019; “Prof. Indira Parikh 50 Women in Education Leaders” by World Education Congress, 2018. She has been recognized as one of the 50 Indian management thinkers who had made an impact on the theory of management and practice in the year 2015
(http://www.markethungama.com/uncategorized/50-indian-management-thinkers-who-had-an- impact-on-the-theory-and-practice-of-management-in-2015/). She has won the A. P. Chowdappa Memorial Award for Excellence in Communication in the Academic Sector for the year 2014-15. She was awarded the prize for being one of the best-selling authors of Prentice Hall of India for the book: Kaul, A (2009). Business Communication (2nd edition), New Delhi: Prentice Hall of India.
She has served as an Independent Director on the Board of OIL India Ltd. and was the Chairperson of their CSR and N & R Committees. She is a Member of the High Level Committee for Centre of Excellence for recommendation of Institutions/University to the status of Centre of Excellence by the Education Department, Government of Gujarat and the Honourable President of India’s nominee to the Executive Council of Central University of Gujarat. She is also on the Academic Council of various Institutes.
She obtained her doctorate in stylistics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in 1990. She is the author of many books, papers and cases published in peer- reviewed national and international journals.
Mr. Prabh Das has been involved with HMEL since its inception including in the formation of the joint venture. He formally joined HMEL in 2008 and has been instrumental in setting up of the Guru Gobind Singh Refinery project and its operations thereafter. He possesses vast and wide-ranging experience in administration and management, having served in the Indian Administrative Services for over 25 years. He is responsible for leading and managing HMEL and its subsidiaries as Managing Director and CEO.
Prior to joining HMEL, Mr. Das served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas from 2003 to March 2008 where he was in charge of the Refineries Division and was instrumental in implementing the auto fuel policy, strategic storage and new initiatives in oil diplomacy. He led the transformation of the domestic refining sector which included strengthening refining capacities, improving refining operations, safety aspects and introduction of new technologies.
During his tenure in the ministry, he was on the Board of Fortune 500 companies such as Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., HPCL, Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Ltd., Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd. and Engineers India Ltd.
Mr. Das is a B. Tech (Hons.) from IIT, Kharagpur and completed his Master of Business Administration from Southern Cross University, Australia.