Sesa Goa Ltd.

Sesa Goa Ltd.

Sector: Iron Ores Region: India

: | Bombay Stock Exchange: 500295

Sesa Goa Ltd. produces and exports iron ore. It also produces pig iron & metallurgical coke and provides proprietary technology in coke manufacturing. The company operates in four business divisions: Iron Ore, Metallurgical Coke, Pig Iron and Coke Making Technology. The Iron Ore business division engages in mining and processing iron ores, which are located in Goa and Karnataka, India. The Metallurgical Coke division, through its met coke plant at Amona, produces a range of coke fractions for the ferrous alloy industries. The Pig Iron business division is operated by Sesa Industries Ltd., which is engaged in producing pig iron with different grades such as basic, foundry and spheroidal grades. The Coke Making Technology division provides proprietary technologies and specialist services. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Panaji, India.

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Mr. Kuldip K Kaura, Director
Kuldip K. Kaura is a non-executive Director of SGL. Mr. Kaura retired as the Chief Executive Officer of Vedanta in September 2008. Mr Kaura was appointed as Director of SGL on 30th October 2007. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani in 1968. Prior to his appointment as Director and the Chief Executive Officer of Vedanta in March 2005, Mr. Kaura was Chief Operating Officer Of Vedanta and the Managing Director of Sterlite Industries (I) Ltd. During his tenure with the Vedanta Group, Mr. Kaura was also the Managing Director of Hindustan Zinc Limited from April 2002 to March 2004. Mr. Kaura is currently Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of ACC Limited. Before joining the Vedanta group, Mr. Kaura served at ABB India for 18 years and was the Managing Director and Country Manager from 1998 to 2001. He has served as member of National Council of Confederation of Indian Industries and is office bearer of such professional bodies.
Mr. Gurudas D. Kamat, Director
Gurudas D. Kamat is a non-executive independent Director of SGL. Mr. Kamat retired as Chief Justice of Gujarat High Court in January 1997. Mr. Kamat is engaged in judicial work relating to arbitration and conciliation. Mr. Kamat was appointed as Director of SGL on 23rd December 2005.

He has over 45 years of experience in the field of legal practice and judiciary, having practiced in Bombay as well as in Goa in various branches of law. Mr. Kamat was prosecutor for the Government of Goa from 1967 to 1969. From 1980 onwards, Mr. Kamat was an advocate for the Customs and Central Excise Departments of the Government of India.

Mr. Kamat was a member of the senate and faculty of law of Bombay University from 1978 to 1980. Mr. Kamat was appointed as a judge of the Bombay High Court on 29 November 1983.
Mr Jagdish P Singh, Director
Mr. Jagdish P Singh is a distinguished civil servant with over 36 years of executive experience in key positions in the Union and State Government. He is an alumnus of the Harvard University where he attended the Kennedy School of Government as a Mason Fellow. He also holds a Masters degree from the University of Allahabad.

Mr. Singh has occupied varied positions in his career such as district and divisional administrator, to later working as Chief Executive and Chairman of the Board of numerous corporate bodies. He was responsible for turning around of several State and Central corporations engaged in Industrial and Services activities such as Tourism, Infrastructure, Cooperative Finance, Mining and Minerals exploration. He initiated measures in amendments in Labour Laws. He shaped the new National Mineral Policy in 2008 and piloted its passage.

He is widely travelled internationally having led delegations to multilateral bodies and conventions to participate in Global conferences, workshops, seminars and conventions. He has conducted bilateral and country specific discussions to further joint economic activities with South Africa, Australia and Indonesia.
Mr. Amit Pradhan, Whole Time Director, Director - Iron & Coke
Amit Pradhan is a Whole Time Director of SGL currently responsible for the Group's value addition business incluing Steel, Pig Iron, Coke and Power. Mr. Pradhan joined SGL in January 1990 as Manager - Purchase. Mr. Pradhan holds a Postgraduate in M.Sc. (Physics) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Mr. Pradhan was appointed as Director of SGL on 1st July 2000.

He has 32 years of experience in materials/project management with a stint in Business Development. Mr. Pradhan was appointed as Whole Time Director of the Company effective from 1st May 2006. He is also distinguished and listed by the International Who's Who Professionals in 2007.
Prasun K. Mukherjee, Executive Director - Iron ore business
Prasun K. Mukherjee is the executive director - Iron ore busines of the newly merged entity Sesa Goa Limited. He was Managing Director of SGL since April 2006 until August 2013. Mr. Mukherjee holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree from Calcutta University. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an associate member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India.

He has around 33 years of experience in finance, accounts, costing, taxation, legal and general management.

Mr. Mukherjee was rated as one of India's Best Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) in the year 2005 by Business Today magazine and in 2009, Business World magazine declared Mr. Mukherjee as India's most 'Value'able CEO.
Mr. Ashok Kini, Director
Ashok Kini is a non-executive independent Director of SGL. He holds a Postgraduate from Madras Christian College, Chennai. He retired as MD of State Bank of India in December 2005, after serving the Bank for 38 years. He was responsible for the Bank’s IT plans, from concept and RFP to execution and vendor management, domestic distribution, retail business, consumer banking, marketing/brand management, etc. He is currently on Board of IndusInd Bank Limited, Gulf Oil Corporation Limited, UTI Asset Management Company and Financial Information Network & Operations Pvt. Limited.

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