JSW Cement is currently upgrading production capacity from 6 MTPA to 20 MTPA by the year 2020. Its plants at Vijayanagar in Karnataka, Nandyal in Andhra Pradesh and Dolvi in Maharashtra utilise slag from the JSW Steel plants to produce Green cement, which is engineered for strength and durability.
By converting industrial by-product into a useful product, it has reduced the carbon footprint of the Group. It is currently executing expansion projects in Vijayanagar plant (South) and Salboni (West Bengal) and gearing up to set up a plant in Jajpur (Orissa).
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Mr Anil Kumar Pillai has joined with JSW Cement Limited as Director & CEO on 6th February 2014. He is a Graduate Chemical Engineer from Nagpur University and is a seasoned professional with 30 years of experience in Cement Industry. Mr Anil Kumar Pillai started his career with L&T Cement at Awarpur as a Graduate Engineer Trainee and subsequently rose to the rank of Unit Head and President in the same organization. Among the noteworthy assignments he has held during his career is as Chief Executive of Narmada Cement, which was a BIFR company and later-on turned around into a profitable unit during his tenure. He has also headed the following units: a) Ultratech Cement Rajashree Unit b) Ultratech Cement, Tadipatri unit, which is the largest cement plant in India with a capacity of 11 MTPA. Mr Pillai has also worked in Kuwait Cement Company, Kuwait as Executive Director (Operations). This is the largest cement plant in Kuwait having capacity of 6 MTPA. He is one of the Members of Divisional Railway User’s Consultative Committee (DRUCC) for Guntur Division under the category of "Industries and agricultural Associations" for the period from 1.8.2014 to 31.7.2016.
Parth Jindal, son of Sajjan Jindal, Chairman, JSW Group, has been appointed as Managing Director of JSW Cement. He will be assisted by Anil Kumar Pillai as CEO. Parth, 25, who was an Economic Analyst of JSW Steel, has shown keen interest in growing the cement business and was instrumental in convincing the group to invest ₹800 crore in the grinding unit at the site where the work on a 10-million tonne integrated steel plant with an investment of ₹35,000 crore was stopped due to delay in allocation of raw material linkages. He started off as an economist and later went to Japan on six months training with partner JFE. Back home, Harvard educated Parth worked in the human resources, legal and marketing divisions, and was entrusted with chalking out a strategy to turnaround the loss-making pipe and plate mills in the US. It did not take much time for Parth to convince the infrastructure focused company to diversify into funding internet and technology focused start-ups with a venture capital fund of ₹100 crore. Parth, who has a penchant for sports, is also the chief executive of the group's sport company, which owns Bangalore Football Club and prepares athletes for Olympics.
Pushraj Singh is a senior marketing professional with a career spanning more than 19 years in sales, channel management and business development. He is experienced in handling profit center operations for achieving top-line and bottom-line growth. He is highly skillful in managing the sales operations for the promotion of company products and setting/achieving the targets. He is proficient in devising strategic business plans for the achievement of organizational objectives. He has a diverse skill set including strategic planning, exceptional presentation, organizational and leadership skills and a proven ability to build partnerships/alliances and relationships. He has handled operations four metros and pan India Operations, besides having a global exposure including working out of Frankfurt in Germany. He currently handles the UP, MP, Maharshtra. He has previously handled Gujarat, Maharashtra and Goa.
Mr Narinder is a seasoned professional with 20 years of proven track record in Financial Accounting, Auditing, central Excise & custom Laws, Sales tax including VAT, Direct taxes, FEMA, Costing, Budgeting & Working Capital Management. He was earlier working as chief Financial officer (CFO) JSW Infrastructure Ltd and prior to that he was associated with JSW Bengal steel,Haldia Petrochemicals, Bhushan power& steel Limited, MGM Group of Companies, K.C.T & Bros(C.S )Ltd. Mr Narinder is a commerce Graduate from Punjab University, Chandigarh and is a qualified chartered Accountant from the Institute of charteredAccountants of India ,New Delhi
A professional with vast experience in all facets of human resource (HR) management, administration and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Mr. Vachaspathi heads the HR, Liaison, Administration and CSR functions at JSW Cement.
An expert in HR interventions, formulating policies and performance management schemes he has a rare ability for acquiring and retaining the best talent. Mr. Vachaspathi has over two decades of experience in management and has led several training and organization development interventions. He has previously worked with Indal (now part of Hindalco), Hyderabad Industries Ltd and Larsen&Toubro (Heavy Engineering Works).
He holds a PG Diploma in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Xavier’s Institute of Social Service, Ranchi, and a PG Diploma in HR, from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
Mr. Rahul Akkara is a result oriented professional with 15 years of proven track record in FMCG and Consumer Durables and has experience in the areas of Marketing, Brand Management, Sales & Distribution, PR – Corporate Communication and Celebrity Management. Mr. Akkara is a keen analyst, and quick to identify and formulate strategies to exploit and create new business opportunities. He is an expert in formulating Brand and Communication Strategies resulting in higher share of voice for the brand and increased recall.
Mr. Akkara having completed his MBA from a premier institute in Mumbai has worked for brands such as Fevikwik, Mseal, Nitco Tiles, Go Cheese, Spykar Jeans and Siyaram in the past and executed out of the box brand and communication strategies resulting in higher market share for these Brands.