ASHOK
KUMAR YADAV


ASST. VICE PRESIDENT ULTRATECH CEMENT,
ADITYA CEMENT WORKS

ASHOK KUMAR YADAV


ASHOK KUMAR YADAV joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as FH Technical in Ultratech Cement Ltd.

He has 18 years of experience across companies like Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd, Vedanta Ltd, Shree Cement Limited , Monnet Ispat and Energy Limited, Oswal Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited, RMEC Projects Ltd. Ashok’s major experience lies in Installation & commissioning, operation & efficiency, project execution, process improvement, grid coordination, troubleshooting, quality management.

Ashok is married with one daughter studying in 7th standard & one son in 2nd standard.

ASHOK KUMAR YADAV joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as FH Technical in Ultratech Cement Ltd.

He has 18 years of experience across companies like Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd, Vedanta Ltd, Shree Cement Limited , Monnet Ispat and Energy Limited, Oswal Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited, RMEC Projects Ltd. Ashok’s major experience lies in Installation & commissioning, operation & efficiency, project execution, process improvement, grid coordination, troubleshooting, quality management.

Ashok is married with one daughter studying in 7th standard & one son in 2nd standard.

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Abhishek
Sharma


General Manager Excel Fibre Division - Projects
Grasim, Nagda

Abhishek Sharma


General Manager, Excel Fibre Division - Projects at Grasim, Nagda

Abhishek Sharma joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as General Manager, Excel Fibre Division - Projects at Grasim, Nagda.

He is a B. Tech (Chemical) graduate from the Regional Engineering College (N.I.T) - Jalandhar, with over 15 years of experience in handling Projects and Operations of large scale polyester plants.

Abhishek Sharma demonstrates strong leadership skills in planning strategies for multiple production areas, leading large cross-functional teams of senior professionals. His ability to deal successfully with conflict and resolving complex situations related to labor unions has also been recognised.

His functional expertise lies in his ability to lead a new plant set-up project from inception to operations. Through his technical proficiency, he has been able to provide valuable inputs on the concept layout of process equipment, process control, and electrical and utility management,along with the design of equipment. His ability to manage production costs and budgets have helped him achieve desired financial targets. He is a certified Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma methodology. He is also well versed in the TQM way of management and the implementation requirements of certifications such as SA 8000, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18000 and ISO 22000.

His achievements include being awarded national and state scholarships in class 10 and 12, as well as being on the team of a Rotary Club Study Exchange group that visited Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion Island (France), Seychelles and the Comoros Islands. His interests include cricket and badminton, for which he has won several district and state level prizes.

General Manager, Excel Fibre Division - Projects at Grasim, Nagda

Abhishek Sharma joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as General Manager, Excel Fibre Division - Projects at Grasim, Nagda.

He is a B. Tech (Chemical) graduate from the Regional Engineering College (N.I.T) - Jalandhar, with over 15 years of experience in handling Projects and Operations of large scale polyester plants.

Abhishek Sharma demonstrates strong leadership skills in planning strategies for multiple production areas, leading large cross-functional teams of senior professionals. His ability to deal successfully with conflict and resolving complex situations related to labor unions has also been recognised.

His functional expertise lies in his ability to lead a new plant set-up project from inception to operations. Through his technical proficiency, he has been able to provide valuable inputs on the concept layout of process equipment, process control, and electrical and utility management,along with the design of equipment. His ability to manage production costs and budgets have helped him achieve desired financial targets. He is a certified Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma methodology. He is also well versed in the TQM way of management and the implementation requirements of certifications such as SA 8000, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18000 and ISO 22000.

His achievements include being awarded national and state scholarships in class 10 and 12, as well as being on the team of a Rotary Club Study Exchange group that visited Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion Island (France), Seychelles and the Comoros Islands. His interests include cricket and badminton, for which he has won several district and state level prizes.

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Amit
Chand


General Manager
Grasim Industries Ltd.

Amit Chand


General Manager – Technical Services, Grasim Industries Ltd.

Amit Chand joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2015 as General Manager – Technical at Harihar Polyfibre Division of Grasim Industries Ltd.

Amit is a Mechanical Engineer with an MBA in Project Management. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt and a Level 2 Vibration Analyst from Vibration Institute, USA. With around 16 years of experience across technical, maintenance, consulting, asset optimization and project management functions, Amit has developed monitoring methodologies for measuring PM Effectiveness & RCA effectiveness and developed a spares management philosophy for insurance & vital spares for inventory reduction. He has also successfully published papers on subjects like Vibration Analysis, Six Sigma and Asset Integrity Management System. His problem solving, analytical thinking and positive mindset have allowed him to lead and execute effectively.

General Manager – Technical Services, Grasim Industries Ltd.

Amit Chand joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2015 as General Manager – Technical at Harihar Polyfibre Division of Grasim Industries Ltd.

Amit is a Mechanical Engineer with an MBA in Project Management. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt and a Level 2 Vibration Analyst from Vibration Institute, USA. With around 16 years of experience across technical, maintenance, consulting, asset optimization and project management functions, Amit has developed monitoring methodologies for measuring PM Effectiveness & RCA effectiveness and developed a spares management philosophy for insurance & vital spares for inventory reduction. He has also successfully published papers on subjects like Vibration Analysis, Six Sigma and Asset Integrity Management System. His problem solving, analytical thinking and positive mindset have allowed him to lead and execute effectively.

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Anjani
K. Pandey


Deputy General Manager
Birla White, Kharia

Anjani K. Pandey


Deputy General Manager, Birla White, Kharia

Anjani Pandey joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as Deputy General Manager with Birla White in Kharia.

He is a B.E (Electrical) from Nagpur University with 10+ years of experience in maintenance, erection, commissioning and operation of electrical equipment.

Anjani Pandey's expertise comprises of complete operation and maintenance of a 2.8 MTPA integrated cement plant as E&I head, project co-ordination and supervision for erection of 13 new subs stations and commissioning of Electrical System, supervision and complete erection and commissioning of 50 KMs of 33 KV overhead transmission line with its related substations and equipment and many more.

Deputy General Manager, Birla White, Kharia

Anjani Pandey joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as Deputy General Manager with Birla White in Kharia.

He is a B.E (Electrical) from Nagpur University with 10+ years of experience in maintenance, erection, commissioning and operation of electrical equipment.

Anjani Pandey's expertise comprises of complete operation and maintenance of a 2.8 MTPA integrated cement plant as E&I head, project co-ordination and supervision for erection of 13 new subs stations and commissioning of Electrical System, supervision and complete erection and commissioning of 50 KMs of 33 KV overhead transmission line with its related substations and equipment and many more.

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Anurag
Tiwari


Vice President
Ultratech Cement Ltd.

Anurag Tiwari


Vice President – Technical, Jafrabad Cement Works of Ultratech Cement Ltd.

Anurag Tiwari joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2015 as Vice President – Technical at Jafrabad Cement Works of Ultratech Cement Ltd. Anurag Tiwari is a Mechanical Engineer from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee. He has also completed an Executive Education Program for Business Managers from IIM, Bangalore. With overall 16+ years of industrial experience, his area of expertise lies in Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain and Vendor Management. His significant professional contributions include,

  • Planning, manufacturing, quality and supply chain management of Industrial Motors and Windmill Generators.
  • Project Manager for launching high efficiency global Motors in India.
  • Make & Buy strategy and developing right partners.
  • Key role in launching Medium Voltage motors in India through technology transfer from Germany and China
Vice President – Technical, Jafrabad Cement Works of Ultratech Cement Ltd.

Anurag Tiwari joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2015 as Vice President – Technical at Jafrabad Cement Works of Ultratech Cement Ltd. Anurag Tiwari is a Mechanical Engineer from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee. He has also completed an Executive Education Program for Business Managers from IIM, Bangalore. With overall 16+ years of industrial experience, his area of expertise lies in Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain and Vendor Management. His significant professional contributions include,

  • Planning, manufacturing, quality and supply chain management of Industrial Motors and Windmill Generators.
  • Project Manager for launching high efficiency global Motors in India.
  • Make & Buy strategy and developing right partners.
  • Key role in launching Medium Voltage motors in India through technology transfer from Germany and China
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Ashish
Garg


Senior Vice President
Birla Jingwei Fibre Company Ltd.

Ashish Garg


Senior Vice President - Birla Jingwei Fibre Company Ltd.

Ashish Garg is a B.Tech (Chemical Engineering) graduate from IIT Kanpur and has an MBA from NTU, Singapore. Currently he is the Unit Head of Birla Jingwei Fibre Company Ltd., a unit of the Group's fibre business. Ashish is a seasoned professional with over 22 years of work experience in the operation and maintenance of acetyl plants and in shift operations/energy conservation. He has a knack for identifying inefficiencies in the system and then correcting them. He is also adept at analysing complicated situations, leading people in order to achieve organisational goals, communicating well, and taking tough decisions.

Senior Vice President - Birla Jingwei Fibre Company Ltd.

Ashish Garg is a B.Tech (Chemical Engineering) graduate from IIT Kanpur and has an MBA from NTU, Singapore. Currently he is the Unit Head of Birla Jingwei Fibre Company Ltd., a unit of the Group's fibre business. Ashish is a seasoned professional with over 22 years of work experience in the operation and maintenance of acetyl plants and in shift operations/energy conservation. He has a knack for identifying inefficiencies in the system and then correcting them. He is also adept at analysing complicated situations, leading people in order to achieve organisational goals, communicating well, and taking tough decisions.

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BALAJI
SRINIVASAN


GENERAL MANAGER
HINDALCO INDUSTRIES LTD, RENUKOOT

BALAJI SRINIVASAN


BALAJI SRINIVASAN G joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH Extrusion Operations -Fabrication in Hindalco Industries Ltd.

He has 16 years of experience across companies like TATA Motors, Bajaj Auto, TVS Group, Ford India. Balaji’s major experience lies in Manufacturing Operations, Quality Management, Maintenance, Operational Excellence & Material Management.

Balaji is married with two daughters, elder studying in 4th standard and younger is one year old.

BALAJI SRINIVASAN G joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH Extrusion Operations -Fabrication in Hindalco Industries Ltd.

He has 16 years of experience across companies like TATA Motors, Bajaj Auto, TVS Group, Ford India. Balaji’s major experience lies in Manufacturing Operations, Quality Management, Maintenance, Operational Excellence & Material Management.

Balaji is married with two daughters, elder studying in 4th standard and younger is one year old.

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Huzefa
Hussain


Vice President
Ultratech Cement Ltd.

Huzefa Hussain


Vice President – Thermal Power Plant at Andhra Pradesh Cement Works, Ultratech Cement Ltd.

Huzefa Hussain joined the Group in April 2015 as Vice President – Thermal Power Plant at Andhra Pradesh Cement Works of Ultratech Cement Ltd.

Huzefa is a Mechanical Engineer from Yeshwantrao College of Engineering, Nagpur and is currently pursuing his M.S in Manufacturing Management from B.I.T.S Pilani under the Work Integrated Learning Program of the institute. He holds more than 16 years of hands on experience in the domain of Project Management, Plant Operations and Maintenance with an expertise in Power Plant Mechanical Maintenance and Project Execution, Ash water Recirculation system, Copper Refinery and rod plant Maintenance. Huzefa is a result oriented professional with a good understanding of customer needs and aligning business responses accordingly.

Vice President – Thermal Power Plant at Andhra Pradesh Cement Works, Ultratech Cement Ltd.

Huzefa Hussain joined the Group in April 2015 as Vice President – Thermal Power Plant at Andhra Pradesh Cement Works of Ultratech Cement Ltd.

Huzefa is a Mechanical Engineer from Yeshwantrao College of Engineering, Nagpur and is currently pursuing his M.S in Manufacturing Management from B.I.T.S Pilani under the Work Integrated Learning Program of the institute. He holds more than 16 years of hands on experience in the domain of Project Management, Plant Operations and Maintenance with an expertise in Power Plant Mechanical Maintenance and Project Execution, Ash water Recirculation system, Copper Refinery and rod plant Maintenance. Huzefa is a result oriented professional with a good understanding of customer needs and aligning business responses accordingly.

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MANAN
SHAH


Assistant General Manager
Grasim, Kharach

MANAN SHAH


MANAN SHAH joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as SH Mechanical - Excel project for “Mechanical Erection site Management” in Grasim Industries Ltd

( Pulp & Fibre business ).

He has 11 years of experience across companies like Jindal Steel & Power Limited & Essar Steel Limited. Manan’s major experience lies in hot rolling operation technology, process controlling, new product development, Erection and commissioning for steel industry.

Manan is married with Manshi ( IT Engineering professional).

MANAN SHAH joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as SH Mechanical - Excel project for “Mechanical Erection site Management” in Grasim Industries Ltd

( Pulp & Fibre business ).

He has 11 years of experience across companies like Jindal Steel & Power Limited & Essar Steel Limited. Manan’s major experience lies in hot rolling operation technology, process controlling, new product development, Erection and commissioning for steel industry.

Manan is married with Manshi ( IT Engineering professional).

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M.
Senthil


General Manager
Vikram Cement Works, Neemuch

M. Senthil


General Manager, Vikram Cement Works, Neemuch

M. Senthil joins the Aditya Birla Group in May 2016 as General Manager – Projects in the Cement Business. A Graduate in Mining Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, he has also obtained 1st Class Mine Manager’s Competency Certificate and a Diploma in Management.

He has around 15 years of experience across well known cement manufacturing set ups. Senthil’s major experience lies in opencast fully mechanized Mining Operations, Project Management, Safety & Quality Management and team management. He has expertise in handling the complete project plan and operations right from conception to completion of green field mining projects. He has good interpersonal, analytical, trouble shooting, negotiation and team building skills with deftness in swiftly ramping up projects and ensuring on time deliverables.

General Manager, Vikram Cement Works, Neemuch

M. Senthil joins the Aditya Birla Group in May 2016 as General Manager – Projects in the Cement Business. A Graduate in Mining Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, he has also obtained 1st Class Mine Manager’s Competency Certificate and a Diploma in Management.

He has around 15 years of experience across well known cement manufacturing set ups. Senthil’s major experience lies in opencast fully mechanized Mining Operations, Project Management, Safety & Quality Management and team management. He has expertise in handling the complete project plan and operations right from conception to completion of green field mining projects. He has good interpersonal, analytical, trouble shooting, negotiation and team building skills with deftness in swiftly ramping up projects and ensuring on time deliverables.

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Manish
Nair


Gujarat Cement Works
General Manager

Manish Nair


General Manager, Gujarat Cement Works

Manish Nair joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as General Manager at Gujarat Cement Works.

A Chemical Engineer (B.Tech) from Dr. B.A.T. University, Manish Nair has successfully led a team as Production Manager of the world's largest Coker plant.

His multi-functional skills include developing and implementing profit-improvement energy conservation schemes to maximise profit margins, ensuring and designing safety in operations, being the custodian of the firefighting system, implementation and maintenance of a world class work-permit system, successful shutdown planning and co-ordination and development of training programs for new recruits. He is equipped with a Manufacturing Management Program from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and has undergone 15 days of training at the Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals. He also holds a Yellow Belt Certificate in Six Sigma.

General Manager, Gujarat Cement Works

Manish Nair joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as General Manager at Gujarat Cement Works.

A Chemical Engineer (B.Tech) from Dr. B.A.T. University, Manish Nair has successfully led a team as Production Manager of the world's largest Coker plant.

His multi-functional skills include developing and implementing profit-improvement energy conservation schemes to maximise profit margins, ensuring and designing safety in operations, being the custodian of the firefighting system, implementation and maintenance of a world class work-permit system, successful shutdown planning and co-ordination and development of training programs for new recruits. He is equipped with a Manufacturing Management Program from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and has undergone 15 days of training at the Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals. He also holds a Yellow Belt Certificate in Six Sigma.

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Nilesh
Gadia


Deputy General Manager
Grasim, Kharach

Nilesh Gadia


Nilesh Gadia joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH Electrical Maintenance in Grasim Industries Ltd ( Pulp & Fibre business ).

He has 12 years of experience across companies like TATA Motors Ltd & Force Motors Ltd. Nilesh’s major experience lies in Automobile Production/ Maintenance

Nilesh is married with one daughter studying 1st standard & son studying in 5th standard.

Nilesh Gadia joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH Electrical Maintenance in Grasim Industries Ltd ( Pulp & Fibre business ).

He has 12 years of experience across companies like TATA Motors Ltd & Force Motors Ltd. Nilesh’s major experience lies in Automobile Production/ Maintenance

Nilesh is married with one daughter studying 1st standard & son studying in 5th standard.

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Pranjal
Pathak


General Manager
PT Indo Bharat Rayon

Pranjal Pathak


General Manager, PT Indo Bharat Rayon

Pranjal Pathak joined the Aditya Birla Group in May 2014 as General Manager at PT Indo Bharat Rayon.

A qualified Power Engineer (B.E - Mechanical) from Assam Engineering College - Guwahati, Pranjal Pathak brings with him 15 years of experience in areas like project management, erection, commissioning, maintenance & operations, resource planning & control and technical support in engineering finalisation.

His expertise lies in handling complete project operations entailing planning, design engineering, resource utilisation, maintenance and vendor development, and his proficiency lies in handling the maintenance and operations of coal based Power Plants. An effective communicator with excellent relationship management skills and a positive bent of mind, his abilities also include strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Pranjal's academic pursuits includes a Level 'D' Certification in Project Management from the International Project Management Association and a post graduate diploma in Thermal Power Plant Engineering from the National Power Training Institute, Nagpur.

General Manager, PT Indo Bharat Rayon

Pranjal Pathak joined the Aditya Birla Group in May 2014 as General Manager at PT Indo Bharat Rayon.

A qualified Power Engineer (B.E - Mechanical) from Assam Engineering College - Guwahati, Pranjal Pathak brings with him 15 years of experience in areas like project management, erection, commissioning, maintenance & operations, resource planning & control and technical support in engineering finalisation.

His expertise lies in handling complete project operations entailing planning, design engineering, resource utilisation, maintenance and vendor development, and his proficiency lies in handling the maintenance and operations of coal based Power Plants. An effective communicator with excellent relationship management skills and a positive bent of mind, his abilities also include strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Pranjal's academic pursuits includes a Level 'D' Certification in Project Management from the International Project Management Association and a post graduate diploma in Thermal Power Plant Engineering from the National Power Training Institute, Nagpur.

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R.
Ramkumar


Asst. Vice President
Birla Cellulosic, Kharach

R. Ramkumar


Asst. Vice President, Birla Cellulosic, Kharach

R. Ramkumar joins the Aditya Birla Group in May 2016 as Asst. Vice President – Technical at Birla Cellulosic, Kharach.

Ramkumar holds a Bachelors (Hons) Degree in Chemical Engineering from B.I.T.S Piliani and has around 17 years of experience across leading process industries. He is a Six Sigma champion from ISI, Bangalore and has also completed a Management Development Program from IIM, Bangalore. He has worked as a Lead Engineer from Operations in various commissioning projects. Ramkumar has excellent people skills which has helped him achieve targets through out his career.

Asst. Vice President, Birla Cellulosic, Kharach

R. Ramkumar joins the Aditya Birla Group in May 2016 as Asst. Vice President – Technical at Birla Cellulosic, Kharach.

Ramkumar holds a Bachelors (Hons) Degree in Chemical Engineering from B.I.T.S Piliani and has around 17 years of experience across leading process industries. He is a Six Sigma champion from ISI, Bangalore and has also completed a Management Development Program from IIM, Bangalore. He has worked as a Lead Engineer from Operations in various commissioning projects. Ramkumar has excellent people skills which has helped him achieve targets through out his career.

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Rajesh
Sankar


Unit Head
Hi Tech Carbon, Gummidipoondi

Rajesh Sankar


Unit Head - Hi Tech Carbon, Gummidipoondi

Rajesh Sankar P is a B.Tech (Chemical Engineering) graduate from the University Of Calicut and has an M.E degree in Environmental Sciences & Engineering from Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur. Rajesh is the Unit Head of Hi Tech Carbon, Gummidipoondi, which is a part of the Group's carbon black business. In a career spanning more than 22 years, he has mastered skills in plant operations and project management of coke ovens and by-product Plants. He is proficient in managing plant operations like installation and commissioning, start-up/ shut down operations, and maintenance. His competencies lie in devising significant solutions, supervising project execution, commissioning and operating coke ovens and by-product plants. Rajesh is a keen planner who has proven his skills in managing plant operations and handling shop floor staff to meet the desired targets. He is an astute leader with an ability to motivate subordinates and to optimise their performance levels. He also has excellent analytical, organisational and interpersonal skills.

Unit Head - Hi Tech Carbon, Gummidipoondi

Rajesh Sankar P is a B.Tech (Chemical Engineering) graduate from the University Of Calicut and has an M.E degree in Environmental Sciences & Engineering from Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur. Rajesh is the Unit Head of Hi Tech Carbon, Gummidipoondi, which is a part of the Group's carbon black business. In a career spanning more than 22 years, he has mastered skills in plant operations and project management of coke ovens and by-product Plants. He is proficient in managing plant operations like installation and commissioning, start-up/ shut down operations, and maintenance. His competencies lie in devising significant solutions, supervising project execution, commissioning and operating coke ovens and by-product plants. Rajesh is a keen planner who has proven his skills in managing plant operations and handling shop floor staff to meet the desired targets. He is an astute leader with an ability to motivate subordinates and to optimise their performance levels. He also has excellent analytical, organisational and interpersonal skills.

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Ravi
Gupta


Vice President - Linen Fabric & GBTL
Jayashree Textiles, Bhiwani

Ravi Gupta


Vice President – Linen Fabric & GBTL Jayashree Textiles, Bhiwani

Ravi Gupta joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as Vice President – Supply Chain (Linen Fabric & GBTL) at Jayashree Textiles in Bhiwani.

Ravi Gupta is a B.Tech (Electrical) graduate from REC - Bhopal and a MBA (Marketing) graduate from FMS, with 17 years of rich experience in Strategic Planning, Production, Operations, and Retail Management in the Textile and Export sectors. He brings with him a diverse global experience of working in countries like Bangladesh, Bahrain, Hong Kong and Egypt where he has managed a company with a production capacity of half a million pcs a month.

His key contributions include strategically planning production across multi-location factories and ensuring their effective operations. Ravi's strong business acumen is evident, as he drives new businesses by conceptualising strategies, forging excellent client relations and streamlining operations. His communication and people management skills have helped him effectively manage multi-skilled teams.

Vice President – Linen Fabric & GBTL Jayashree Textiles, Bhiwani

Ravi Gupta joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as Vice President – Supply Chain (Linen Fabric & GBTL) at Jayashree Textiles in Bhiwani.

Ravi Gupta is a B.Tech (Electrical) graduate from REC - Bhopal and a MBA (Marketing) graduate from FMS, with 17 years of rich experience in Strategic Planning, Production, Operations, and Retail Management in the Textile and Export sectors. He brings with him a diverse global experience of working in countries like Bangladesh, Bahrain, Hong Kong and Egypt where he has managed a company with a production capacity of half a million pcs a month.

His key contributions include strategically planning production across multi-location factories and ensuring their effective operations. Ravi's strong business acumen is evident, as he drives new businesses by conceptualising strategies, forging excellent client relations and streamlining operations. His communication and people management skills have helped him effectively manage multi-skilled teams.

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Senthil
Nath


Asst. Vice President
Hindalco Industries Ltd., Renukoot

Senthil Nath


Assistant Vice President, Hindalco Industries Ltd., Renukoot

Senthil Nath joined the Aditya Birla Group in May 2014 as Assistant Vice President at Hindalco Industries Limited in Renukoot.

He is a B.E. (Metallurgy) graduate from the University of Chennai, with 14 years of varied experience in carbon and aluminium SBUs.

His achievements include reduction in pot turnaround time from 9 days to 20 hours, reduction in anode baking time to less than 3 days from 6 days, stabilisation of the carbon plant operations, improvement in smelter operations and reduction of anode effect killing time by about 1.5 minutes, resulting in an annual saving of about Rs.70-80 lacs per annum.

Senthil has participated in various international forums such as 'The Aluminium of Siberia 2004' - International Conference in Aluminium Smelting Technology, Russia and the International Course on 'Process Metallurgy of Aluminium', Norway.

Assistant Vice President, Hindalco Industries Ltd., Renukoot

Senthil Nath joined the Aditya Birla Group in May 2014 as Assistant Vice President at Hindalco Industries Limited in Renukoot.

He is a B.E. (Metallurgy) graduate from the University of Chennai, with 14 years of varied experience in carbon and aluminium SBUs.

His achievements include reduction in pot turnaround time from 9 days to 20 hours, reduction in anode baking time to less than 3 days from 6 days, stabilisation of the carbon plant operations, improvement in smelter operations and reduction of anode effect killing time by about 1.5 minutes, resulting in an annual saving of about Rs.70-80 lacs per annum.

Senthil has participated in various international forums such as 'The Aluminium of Siberia 2004' - International Conference in Aluminium Smelting Technology, Russia and the International Course on 'Process Metallurgy of Aluminium', Norway.

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SUDIPTA
KUMAR NAYAK


General Manager
Hindalco, Mahan

SUDIPTA KUMAR NAYAK


SUDIPTA KUMAR NAYAK joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH - Metals in Hindalco Industries Ltd.

He has 13 years experience across Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (A unit of Vedanta Resources plc.), Sterlite Energy Limited, Bharat Aluminum Company Ltd. Sudipta’s major experience lies in Project Execution, commissioning and operations & Maintenance in Sub Critical & super critical Power plants.

Sudipta is married with one daughter studying 2nd standard & son is 2 years old.

SUDIPTA KUMAR NAYAK joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH - Metals in Hindalco Industries Ltd.

He has 13 years experience across Talwandi Sabo Power Limited (A unit of Vedanta Resources plc.), Sterlite Energy Limited, Bharat Aluminum Company Ltd. Sudipta’s major experience lies in Project Execution, commissioning and operations & Maintenance in Sub Critical & super critical Power plants.

Sudipta is married with one daughter studying 2nd standard & son is 2 years old.

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SACHIN
KOTHARI


Deputy General Manager
Ultratech Cement, Aditya Cement Works

SACHIN KOTHARI


SACHIN KOTHARI joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH Instrumentation in Ultratech Cement Ltd.

He has 12 years of experience in Balco. Sachin’s major experience lies in electrical & instrumentation maintenance for ensuring reliable, safe and environment friendly machines operation for production.

Sachin is a doting husband, and father to two little sons.

SACHIN KOTHARI joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH Instrumentation in Ultratech Cement Ltd.

He has 12 years of experience in Balco. Sachin’s major experience lies in electrical & instrumentation maintenance for ensuring reliable, safe and environment friendly machines operation for production.

Sachin is a doting husband, and father to two little sons.

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SHIV
KUMAR MISHRA


Assistant General Manager
Ultratech Cement, Aditya Cement Works

SHIV KUMAR MISHRA


SHIV KUMAR MISHRA joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH Mechanical in Ultratech Cement Ltd.

He has 11 years of experience across companies like Heidelberg Cement India Ltd & OCL India Ltd. Shiv’s major experience lies in classifier rotor replacement and modification of Dam Ring & Louver Ring to enhance Production and reduce power consumption, master & slave roller bearing replacement, hydraulic cylinders / spring Assembly replacement, re-conditioning of Grinding Rollers and Table Liners by Auto Welding Process.

SShiv is married with two daughters, elder is studying in 5th standard & younger is 3 years old.

SHIV KUMAR MISHRA joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH Mechanical in Ultratech Cement Ltd.

He has 11 years of experience across companies like Heidelberg Cement India Ltd & OCL India Ltd. Shiv’s major experience lies in classifier rotor replacement and modification of Dam Ring & Louver Ring to enhance Production and reduce power consumption, master & slave roller bearing replacement, hydraulic cylinders / spring Assembly replacement, re-conditioning of Grinding Rollers and Table Liners by Auto Welding Process.

SShiv is married with two daughters, elder is studying in 5th standard & younger is 3 years old.

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Shesh
Gupta


Vice President
Birla Cellulosic, Kharach

Shesh Gupta


Vice President - Birla Cellulosic, Kharach

Shesh Gupta is a B. Tech (Textiles) graduate from MS University, Baroda. He is currently serving as Vice President - Birla Cellulosic, Kharach, which is a part of the Group's fibre business. A dynamic professional, Shesh has over 24 years of work experience in Shop Floor Management, Project Management, HSE, Quality Systems, Business Analysis and Modern Management Techniques. His expertise lies in heading productivity improvement techniques on the shop floor and managing overall production operations with a view to ensure timely accomplishment of production targets within the time and cost parameters. He is well versed with the Polyester & Nylon Textile Value Chain and has a clear understanding of the industry and technology trends. His expertise also extends to instituting quality practices in order to achieve business excellence at the lowest overall cost.

Vice President - Birla Cellulosic, Kharach

Shesh Gupta is a B. Tech (Textiles) graduate from MS University, Baroda. He is currently serving as Vice President - Birla Cellulosic, Kharach, which is a part of the Group's fibre business. A dynamic professional, Shesh has over 24 years of work experience in Shop Floor Management, Project Management, HSE, Quality Systems, Business Analysis and Modern Management Techniques. His expertise lies in heading productivity improvement techniques on the shop floor and managing overall production operations with a view to ensure timely accomplishment of production targets within the time and cost parameters. He is well versed with the Polyester & Nylon Textile Value Chain and has a clear understanding of the industry and technology trends. His expertise also extends to instituting quality practices in order to achieve business excellence at the lowest overall cost.

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Soumojit
Dawn


General Manager
Hindalco Industries Ltd.

Soumojit Dawn


General Manager – Quality, Product Development and R&D, Hindalco Industries Ltd.

Soumojit Dawn joined the Aditya Birla Group in 2015 as General Manager – Quality, Product Development and R&D at Hindalco Industries Ltd. in the Hirakud FRP – Sambhalpur Unit. Soumojit is a graduate In B.E Production Engineering from Jadhavpur University, Kolkata. He holds around 14 years of total experience out of which he has 13 years of qualitative experience in Heading Manufacturing Operations (Power train), Maintenance Operations, Manufacturing Quality and Process Engineering, Green Field Project Management in Automobile industry. Soumojit is an effective communicator & team leader combined with strong organizational & analytical skills, flexible and detail oriented attitude.

General Manager – Quality, Product Development and R&D, Hindalco Industries Ltd.

Soumojit Dawn joined the Aditya Birla Group in 2015 as General Manager – Quality, Product Development and R&D at Hindalco Industries Ltd. in the Hirakud FRP – Sambhalpur Unit. Soumojit is a graduate In B.E Production Engineering from Jadhavpur University, Kolkata. He holds around 14 years of total experience out of which he has 13 years of qualitative experience in Heading Manufacturing Operations (Power train), Maintenance Operations, Manufacturing Quality and Process Engineering, Green Field Project Management in Automobile industry. Soumojit is an effective communicator & team leader combined with strong organizational & analytical skills, flexible and detail oriented attitude.

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Subrat
Padhi


Deputy General Manager
Hindalco Industries Ltd., Renukoot

Subrat Padhi


Deputy General Manager, Hindalco Industries Ltd., Renukoot

Subrat Padhi joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as Deputy General Manager at Hindalco Industries Limited in Renukoot.

He is a B.E. graduate in Electronics and Instrumentation from the Gandhi Institute of Engineering & Technology, Orissa. He is a professional with 12+ years of experience in varied projects across 6 power plants, 1 cement plant, 1 alumina refinery and 7 steel plants.

Although project management, engineering & commissioning, and maintenance activities are his forte, he has served as a Consultant to product development groups, marketing strategic planning groups and engineering excellence groups. His technical expertise has been well received in sales and has extended his support to the commercial personnel for retention and collection.

His experience in maintenance and troubleshooting has helped solve problems of varying degrees. A go-getter, Subrat believes in productivity and continuously improving himself and his team.

Subrat's interests include travel, music, reading and cooking. He was a district level cricketer during his college days.

Deputy General Manager, Hindalco Industries Ltd., Renukoot

Subrat Padhi joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as Deputy General Manager at Hindalco Industries Limited in Renukoot.

He is a B.E. graduate in Electronics and Instrumentation from the Gandhi Institute of Engineering & Technology, Orissa. He is a professional with 12+ years of experience in varied projects across 6 power plants, 1 cement plant, 1 alumina refinery and 7 steel plants.

Although project management, engineering & commissioning, and maintenance activities are his forte, he has served as a Consultant to product development groups, marketing strategic planning groups and engineering excellence groups. His technical expertise has been well received in sales and has extended his support to the commercial personnel for retention and collection.

His experience in maintenance and troubleshooting has helped solve problems of varying degrees. A go-getter, Subrat believes in productivity and continuously improving himself and his team.

Subrat's interests include travel, music, reading and cooking. He was a district level cricketer during his college days.

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UDAYAN
ROY


Grasim, Vilayat
Deputy General Manager

UDAYAN ROY


UDAYAN ROY joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH for Vilayat 360 project in Grasim Industries Ltd ( Pulp & Fibre business ).

He has 12 years of experience across companies like Shell India Markets Pvt Ltd, Matix Fertilisers & Chemicals Ltd, Samsung Engineering India Pvt Ltd & Petrochemicals Ltd. Udayan’s major experience lies in Project management, Plant Maintenance, maintenance planning and turnaround planning and Asset management with integrity assurance for upstream and downstream functions(refinery, petrochemicals ) for oil and gas industries.

Udayan is married with a son studying in 2nd standard.

UDAYAN ROY joins Aditya Birla Group on 9th October 2017 as DH for Vilayat 360 project in Grasim Industries Ltd ( Pulp & Fibre business ).

He has 12 years of experience across companies like Shell India Markets Pvt Ltd, Matix Fertilisers & Chemicals Ltd, Samsung Engineering India Pvt Ltd & Petrochemicals Ltd. Udayan’s major experience lies in Project management, Plant Maintenance, maintenance planning and turnaround planning and Asset management with integrity assurance for upstream and downstream functions(refinery, petrochemicals ) for oil and gas industries.

Udayan is married with a son studying in 2nd standard.

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Vijay
Subramanian


Asst. Vice President
Aditya Birla Insulators, Halol

Vijay Subramanian


Assistant Vice President, Aditya Birla Insulators, Halol

Vijay Subramanian joined the Aditya Birla Group in June 2014 as Assistant Vice President at Aditya Birla Insulators in Halol.

He is a Chemical Engineer from Annamalai University with 17 years of experience in Operations, Process and Projects. He is also a Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma, trained in Spain, Germany and France.

His proven strengths lie in streamlining Process flow and implementing TPM and TQM concepts. He has demonstrated capabilities in execution of startup projects in fertiliser and glass plants and has played a vital role in building up capabilities for supply chain management by ensuring end-to-end operations and Customer Relationship Management.

Vijay is a certified lead auditor for implementation of ISO / OHSAS and has independently conducted studies on Risk Management and De-risking of operations in Float Glass plants by using HAZOP and Aspect-Impact study. He possesses working and application knowledge of SAP and has been involved in SAP implementations. His core accomplishments lie in Operations Management, Process Management, Supply Chain Logistics, and Project Management.

Assistant Vice President, Aditya Birla Insulators, Halol

Vijay Subramanian joined the Aditya Birla Group in June 2014 as Assistant Vice President at Aditya Birla Insulators in Halol.

He is a Chemical Engineer from Annamalai University with 17 years of experience in Operations, Process and Projects. He is also a Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma, trained in Spain, Germany and France.

His proven strengths lie in streamlining Process flow and implementing TPM and TQM concepts. He has demonstrated capabilities in execution of startup projects in fertiliser and glass plants and has played a vital role in building up capabilities for supply chain management by ensuring end-to-end operations and Customer Relationship Management.

Vijay is a certified lead auditor for implementation of ISO / OHSAS and has independently conducted studies on Risk Management and De-risking of operations in Float Glass plants by using HAZOP and Aspect-Impact study. He possesses working and application knowledge of SAP and has been involved in SAP implementations. His core accomplishments lie in Operations Management, Process Management, Supply Chain Logistics, and Project Management.

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Varun
Srivastava


General Manager
Rajmahal Coal Mining Ltd.

Varun Srivastava


General Manager, Rajmahal Coal Mining Ltd.

Varun Srivastava joins the Aditya Birla Group in May 2016 as General Manager – Electrical Maintenance at Rajmahal Coal Mining Ltd.

Varun is a Mechanical Engineer from Uttar Pradesh Technical University. With around 12 years of experience in Operations, he has effectively performed in leadership roles covering the vast areas of Coal Handling Operations and Raw Material handling in Aluminium Smelting. He minimized performance bottlenecks for high productivity with minimization of material, workmen & machines; monitoring and controlling Turnaround Time. Varun has a proactive attitude, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Besides work, he acts, directs and write plays. He has written and directed plays named “Pot Room ke Sholay” & “Kaisi Yeh Zindagi” in his previous organization.

General Manager, Rajmahal Coal Mining Ltd.

Varun Srivastava joins the Aditya Birla Group in May 2016 as General Manager – Electrical Maintenance at Rajmahal Coal Mining Ltd.

Varun is a Mechanical Engineer from Uttar Pradesh Technical University. With around 12 years of experience in Operations, he has effectively performed in leadership roles covering the vast areas of Coal Handling Operations and Raw Material handling in Aluminium Smelting. He minimized performance bottlenecks for high productivity with minimization of material, workmen & machines; monitoring and controlling Turnaround Time. Varun has a proactive attitude, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Besides work, he acts, directs and write plays. He has written and directed plays named “Pot Room ke Sholay” & “Kaisi Yeh Zindagi” in his previous organization.

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Vikas
Mishra


Deputy General Manager
Andhra Pradesh Cement Works, Tadipatri

Vikas Mishra


Deputy General Manager, Andhra Pradesh Cement Works, Tadipatri

Vikas Mishra joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as Deputy General Manager with Andhra Pradesh Cement Works in Tadipatri.

Vikas is an M.E. graduate (speicialising in Thermal Engineering) from B.I.T. Mesra Ranchi and a B. Techgraduate from Ranchi University. He is a dynamic professional with more than 10 years of experience in IPP and CPP.

He has worked with Indian as well as international EPC Contractors like BHEL, CMEC, SHMC, HTC, WUXI, HARBIN, HANGZHOU BOILER, WUHAN, and TDPS JAPAN for various power projects. Adept in managing erection and commissioning activities involving resource planning, in-process inspection, he is a team builder and has successfully worked with both internal and external departments.

He has worked on various global assignments that include the hydraulic test of a boiler drum in pressure parts and a Mechanical Run Test and Hydrotest for 2 boilers and turbines when he was based in China. Apart from that, he has also worked on a Mechanical Run Test of 2 turbines in Japan.

His notable achievements include obtaining an NOC for fuel oil tanks and procuring an approval from RDSO, Lucknow (Ministry of Railways) for the Installation of a Chinese Wagon Tippler in a power plant.

Deputy General Manager, Andhra Pradesh Cement Works, Tadipatri

Vikas Mishra joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2014 as Deputy General Manager with Andhra Pradesh Cement Works in Tadipatri.

Vikas is an M.E. graduate (speicialising in Thermal Engineering) from B.I.T. Mesra Ranchi and a B. Techgraduate from Ranchi University. He is a dynamic professional with more than 10 years of experience in IPP and CPP.

He has worked with Indian as well as international EPC Contractors like BHEL, CMEC, SHMC, HTC, WUXI, HARBIN, HANGZHOU BOILER, WUHAN, and TDPS JAPAN for various power projects. Adept in managing erection and commissioning activities involving resource planning, in-process inspection, he is a team builder and has successfully worked with both internal and external departments.

He has worked on various global assignments that include the hydraulic test of a boiler drum in pressure parts and a Mechanical Run Test and Hydrotest for 2 boilers and turbines when he was based in China. Apart from that, he has also worked on a Mechanical Run Test of 2 turbines in Japan.

His notable achievements include obtaining an NOC for fuel oil tanks and procuring an approval from RDSO, Lucknow (Ministry of Railways) for the Installation of a Chinese Wagon Tippler in a power plant.

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Vivek
Dubey


Vice President
Hindalco Industries Ltd.

Vivek Dubey


Vice President – Operations, Hindalco Industries Ltd.

Vivek Dubey joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2015 as Vice President – Operations at Hindalco Industries Ltd. At Utkal Alumina Unit.

Vivek is a graduate in B.E Civil Engineering from V.J.T.I, Mumbai and has also completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Management from NICMAR, Pune. He has around 15 years of experience in Civil Construction across India and Middle East and holds expertise in ramping up projects with competent cross-functional skills, emphasizing on multi disciplinary coordination in Project Management and troubleshooting quality related issues using sophisticated techniques.

With strong negotiation and convincing skills, Vivek is well versed in contract negotiations & management. He also has the ability to maintain strong relations. Some of the key projects he has worked on in the past are Thermal Power Plant expansion project in Jamshedpur and Qatar Gas Projects.

Vice President – Operations, Hindalco Industries Ltd.

Vivek Dubey joined the Aditya Birla Group in April 2015 as Vice President – Operations at Hindalco Industries Ltd. At Utkal Alumina Unit.

Vivek is a graduate in B.E Civil Engineering from V.J.T.I, Mumbai and has also completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Management from NICMAR, Pune. He has around 15 years of experience in Civil Construction across India and Middle East and holds expertise in ramping up projects with competent cross-functional skills, emphasizing on multi disciplinary coordination in Project Management and troubleshooting quality related issues using sophisticated techniques.

With strong negotiation and convincing skills, Vivek is well versed in contract negotiations & management. He also has the ability to maintain strong relations. Some of the key projects he has worked on in the past are Thermal Power Plant expansion project in Jamshedpur and Qatar Gas Projects.

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Vrajesh
Parikh


Vice President
Grasim Chemicals

Vrajesh Parikh


Vice President, Grasim Chemicals

Vrajesh Parikh joined the Aditya Birla Group in May 2014 as Vice President at Grasim Chemicals.

With a rich and insightful experience of over 20 Years, Vrajesh Parikh is a Chemical Engineering (B.E.) from D.D.I.T. (Gujarat University) and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Bhavans, Vadodara.

His expertise includes leading the entire manufacturing section of a unit, taking R&D batches to commercial plants - from start up to execution. His other projects include designing and operating high pressure, high temperature plants and cryogenic liquid handling systems, handling of many explosive gases and liquids, hazardous and toxic chemicals, metal fine powders, achieving ISO-9000 and ISO-14000 certifications. He is proficient in Distributed Control System, PLCs and in implementation of techniques for Energy Conservation activities among several others.

Vice President, Grasim Chemicals

Vrajesh Parikh joined the Aditya Birla Group in May 2014 as Vice President at Grasim Chemicals.

With a rich and insightful experience of over 20 Years, Vrajesh Parikh is a Chemical Engineering (B.E.) from D.D.I.T. (Gujarat University) and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Bhavans, Vadodara.

His expertise includes leading the entire manufacturing section of a unit, taking R&D batches to commercial plants - from start up to execution. His other projects include designing and operating high pressure, high temperature plants and cryogenic liquid handling systems, handling of many explosive gases and liquids, hazardous and toxic chemicals, metal fine powders, achieving ISO-9000 and ISO-14000 certifications. He is proficient in Distributed Control System, PLCs and in implementation of techniques for Energy Conservation activities among several others.

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