Mrs. Savitri Devi Jindal had been on the Board of the Company since May 2005 upto October 2011. She is a Member of the Legislative Assembly and a great visionary, renowned industrialist and a patriarch of the O.P.Jindal Group. She was appointed as Chairperson Emeritus of the Company w.e.f 21.10.2011 upon her cessation as Director & Chairperson of the Company.
Chairman & Managing Director, Non-Independent Executive Director
Mr. Jindal holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Bangalore University. He is also the principal promoter of the Company. Mr. Jindal’s dedication to the cause of a self-reliant India is reflected in the technological innovations that define and set apart each JSW company. Under his leadership, JSW Group over the years has expanded in other core sectors of the economy, such as Steel, Power, infrastructure building and Cement. Today, the JSW Group runs some of the most energy efficient and eco-friendly manufacturing facilities in the country. Mr. Jindal also serves as council member of the Indian Institute of Metals and is also a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Sustainability Committee of World Steel Association, as well as the former President of Institute of Steel Development and Growth.. In 2007, he was named the Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the manufacturing category. In 2009, he was honoured with the Willy Korf Ken Iverson Steel Vision Award by the American Metal Market & World Steel Dynamics.
Joint Managing Director & Group CFO, Non-Independent Executive Director
Mr. Seshagiri Rao M.V.S. is the Joint Managing Director & Group CFO for JSW Steel, responsible for overall operations of JSW Steel including Strategy formulations related to business development, expansion of existing businesses, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and Cost management. He possesses rich experience spanning over three decades in Steel Sector and in the areas of Corporate Finance and Banking. He joined JSW Group in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer and has played active role in growth strategies of JSW Group since then. He has been actively involved in all strategic decision making within the group and has over the years grown with JSW Steel progressively shouldering higher responsibilities. Prior to joining JSW Steel he has worked with various reputed organizations in various capacities. Mr.Rao is a member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and a licentiate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is also a Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers and a diploma holder in Business Finance awarded by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India.
Deputy Managing Director, Non-Independent Executive Director
Dr. Vinod Nowal, Deputy Managing Director, JSW Steel Ltd., was appointed as Director (Commercial) in April 2007 and re-designated as Director & Chief Executive Officer in April 2009. He was subsequently re-designated as the Deputy Managing Director of JSW Steel Ltd. in May 2013. He has been associated with the Group since 1984 and has previously served in various positions. He currently serves as the President of Karnataka Iron and Steel Manufacturers’ Association. He has also previously served as the President of the Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Bangalore, President of Tarapur Industrial Manufacturers Associations, Tarapur, Chairman of Manufacturing Task Force Southern Region at ASSOCHAM, member of Manufacturing Task Force constituted by Government of Karnataka, member of a committee under Chief Minister of Karnataka for Employment in the Manufacturing Sector, member of Governing Body of M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Advisory Member on board of T John College, Bangalore and member of Advisory Committee of the Center of Excellence in Steel Technology (COEST) at IIT Bombay. Dr. Nowal holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and a Doctorate in Inventory Management. He has also acquired Advanced Management Program (AMP) – a comprehensive executive leadership programme from the prestigious Harvard Business School, Boston, USA.
Director (Commercial & Marketing), Non-Independent Executive Director
Mr. Jayant Acharya, Director (Commercial & Marketing), was appointed as Director (Sales & Marketing) in May 2009 and was re-designated as Director (Commercial & Marketing) in April 2010. He is also the Co-Chair of the Committee on Steel & Non-Ferrous Metals for Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mr. Acharya holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a master’s degree in Physics from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. He also holds a master’s in Business Administration from Indore University. He has over two decades of experience in the steel industry spanning the entire range of flat and long steel products.
Nominee Director, KSIIDC
A Graduate from Madurai Kamaraj University joined Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in the year 2000. She has rich experience of working with the State Government and various Corporate Bodies.
She is presently working as the Managing Director Karnataka State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited [KSIIDC]. She is responsible for spearheading implementation of infrastructure projects including projects on Public Private Partnership [PPP] basis. She is also working as Managing Director of Mysore Minerals Limited.