Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), India’s steel and power major, today announced appointment of Mr. Sudhanshu Saraf as the Chief Executive Officer of Steel Business.
Bengaluru, 02 Jan, 2018. RedNewswire/-
Saraf succeeds Mr. Naushad Akhter Ansari, who was elevated to the post of joint managing director. Saraf has been associated with JSPL for the last three years as a consultant. He is an alumnus of the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU), the company said.
In his new role, Saraf will be in charge of domestic and international steel operations of the company with capacities of 10.6 MTPA spread across Angul (Odisha), Raigarh (Chhattisgarh), Patratu (Jharkhand) and Sohar (Oman).
His responsibilities would also include the mining business of the company spread across Tensa (Odisha) and key international coal mining operations in Australia, Mozambique and South Africa.
Mr. N. A. Ansari, Joint Managing Director of JSPL said,”We welcome Mr. Sudhanshu Saraf in his role as Chief Executive Officer of JSPL’s Steel Business. Mr. Saraf’s deep understanding in identifying and deploying actions on System Constraints for maximizing benefit of existing systems will go a long way in realizing the continuous efficiency enhancement and operational excellence roadmap at JSPL.”
“I see JSPL in a position of strength on many counts. I am excited about this opportunity to leverage these strengths to take JSPL to unprecedented heights.” Mr. Sudhanshu Saraf said.
Mr. Ansari was elevated from his designation as CEO – Steel Business on 1st January 2019, and has been instrumental in leading the turnaround of JSPL. The 6 MTPA integrated steel plant at Angul was fully commissioned and completed during his tenure as CEO – Steel Business.
Prior to taking over the reins as CEO- Steel Business, Mr. Ansari was instrumental in completion and successful commissioning of 2 MTPA integrated steel plant at Sohar (Oman).