Mr. Naveen Jindal has many facets to his personality. He is a Member of Parliament, the Chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and a sports enthusiast.
The youngest son of Sh. O.P. Jindal, the steel visionary and former Minister for Power in the government of Haryana, Mr Naveen Jindal is the man behind the transformation of a moderately performing company into a world class organisation. After consolidating its position as a leading player in the steel, power, mining and infrastructure sectors, JSPL has now diversified into the oil & gas sector.
Recently, JSPL was rated the Second Highest Value Creator in the world by the Boston Consulting Group of USA.
Mr Jindal has been featured among the top ten of India Inc's Most Powerful CEOs 2011 by a survey conducted by the Indian Market Research Bureau (IMRB) for Economic Times-Corporate Dossier. He has also featured in the Most Influential People's List for the state of Haryana by India Today and has been conferred with the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2010 in the field of Energy and Infrastructure.
Mr. Ravi Uppal ,
MD & CEO
Mr. Ravi Uppal is MD & CEO, JSPL. Mr. Uppal brings with him more than 36 years of experience of working in engineering and infrastructural segments in India and abroad. He has successfully set up several new businesses and also turned around low performing units in the past. He has worked at various senior managerial positions in Larsen & Toubro Limited, ABB India and Volvo India. Immediately prior to joining us, he was the whole time Director and President & CEO – Power at Larsen & Toubro Group. Prior to L&T, he was the President Global Markets & Technology with ABB Group and Member of Group Executive Committee of ABB Group, Zurich, Switzerland and Chairman of ABB, India, founding Managing Director & Country Manager of Volvo India.
Mr. Uppal has completed his B. Tech (Mechanical) from IIT, Delhi, thereafter he went on to complete his MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad and has also completed his Advanced MBA from Wharton Business School, USA.
Mr. Anand Goel ,
Joint Managing Director
Mr. Anand Goel is the Joint Managing Director of JSPL and the Non-Executive Director of JPL. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from BITS, Pilani and is one of the longest-serving Jindalites, with his association spanning over 36 years. He has closely witnessed the phenomenal growth of the group and has been associated with various crucial steps that the company has taken for its growth and expansion. As a member of the core management group, he is respected and valued for his commitment, dedication and ability to quickly and decisively offer solutions to new challenges. His understanding of the business has been instrumental in evolving growth strategies and significantly contributed to implementation of the company's expansion and diversification projects in steel, mining and power sectors.
Mr. Goel is a member of the National Steel and National Mining committees of FICCI , National Mining Committee of CII and the Governing Body of the O. P. Jindal Global University.
Mr. Subrat Ratho ,
Mr. Subrat Ratho is Managing Director of Jindal Synfuels Ltd. and Head of Operations of JSPL in Odisha. He served in the Government of India as Joint Director General of Foreign Trade and Additional Export Commissioner for the Western Zone of India from 1997 to 2002. He served as Additional Commissioner of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai from 2002 to 2006. He was appointed Managing Director of the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Ltd. and the MSEB Holding Company Ltd in 2006. In 2009, he was appointed as the Managing Director of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd. and Mahaguj Collieries Ltd. He also became the Principal Secretary Energy in the Govt of Maharashtra. He is credited with establishing a 125MW solar power project on Maharashtra at a single location, in addition to implementing a number of large thermal power projects and facilitating wind-power projects by the private sector in Maharashtra.
Mr. Ratho is a postgraduate in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi). He joined the elite Indian Administrative Service in 1986 and took voluntary retirement in 2012 to join JSPL. Mr Ratho's areas of experience interest include project planning, project management, stake-holder management, leadership development, change management, conflict management, public policy, public administration, social communication, social development and political sociology.
Mr. V.R.Sharma ,
M.D. & CEO (Steel Business)
Mr. V.R.Sharma is Dy. M.D. & CEO (Steel Business) of JSPL. He is a Mechanical Engineer with MBA and has more than 29 years of experience globally in steel industry. He worked with Bhushan Steel Group, Ispat Industries, Lloyd Steel Group, Socialist Steel Ltd. (Government of Libya) and Arrasate Steel in Europe.
JSPL has a 3.00 MTPY Plant at Raigarh (Chattisgarh) and adding new Steel Making Facility at Angul (Odisha) having capacity of 6.00 MTPY, out of which 2.00 MTPY capacity is commissioned and balance is under installation. In addition to above, another 3.00 MTPY capacity at Patratu (Jharkhand) is under installation and partly commissioned.
Mr.V.R.Sharma is Chairman of India Lead Zinc Development Association, New Delhi and also a Co-Chairman of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) for Metal & Metallurgy Chapter.
Mr.V.R.Sharma is shortlisted in the finalist for CEO of the Year Award 2013 by Platts Global Metals Awards. Winners of the 2013 Global Metals Award will be announced on May 23rd, 2013 at London.
Mr.V.R.Sharma has worked in Steel lndustry throughout his career, it is a matter of great pride to the Nation that a person from Steel Industry has been short listed in the list of finalists for the Global Metals Award first time from INDIA.
Mr. K. Rajagopal,
Group Chief Financial Officer & Director
Mr. K. Rajagopal is the Group Chief Financial Officer & Director of JSPL. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, Mr. Rajagopal has extensive background into the whole gamut of Finance across organizations. He brings with him more than 31 years of experience out of which about 21 years has been with ABB.
He started his career with ABB as Business Unit Controller and rose up to the level of Whole Time Director with ABB Switzerland. Prior to this, he had been the Chief Financial Officer and Whole Time Director for ABB India.
As the CFO of ABB, he was responsible for Finance/Accounts/ Secretarial/Legal/ IT/Real Estate/Administration services. He is a strategist, a policy maker, and has strived to continuously improve the profitability through strategic and highly efficient business portfolio evaluation.