Our Management Team

When management leads by example, the whole company follows. Our leadership includes visionaries in the field, whose optimism and confidence about the future makes employees work with enthusiasm and energy.

This is our Management team.

 

Mr. Sajjan Jindal

Chairman and Managing 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 power generation, infrastructure building and cement manufacturing. Today, the JSW Group runs some of the most energy efficient and eco-friendly manufacturing facilities in the country.

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Mr. Parth Jindal

Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director

Mr. Parth Jindal, earned his MBA from Harvard Business School in 2016 and his Bachelor in Arts in Economics and Political Science from Brown University in 2012. Mr. Jindal joined the $22 Bn JSW Group in 2012, prior to which he spent 2 years working abroad, starting with a hedge fund in New York before spending considerable time in Japan working for JFE Steel.Upon joining the JSW Group, Mr. Parth Jindal was appointed as an Economic Analyst within the Group’s Corporate Strategy team to lead all strategic projects. He was instrumental in devising a new retail strategy for JSW Steel and additionally took up the challenging task of turning around some of JSW Group’s loss-making entities where he continues to remain involved namely, JSW Cement and JSW Steel USA.

Presently, Mr. Parth Jindal is the Managing Director of JSW Cement Limited, Managing Director of JSW Paints Private Limited, Founder of JSW Sports and is the Chairman and Co-Owner of IPL team Delhi Capitals. Under his stewardship, JSW Sports was honored with the “Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2018”, by the President of India, for Encouragement to Sports through Corporate Social Responsibility. He is the youngest Business Leader on the ‘2019 Economic Times 40 under Forty’ list, ‘GQ’s 50 Most Influential Young Indians for 2018’ and felicitated by News24 as 2018 Youth Icon for his contribution to the Nation.

Mr. Prashant Jain

Joint Managing Director & CEO

Mr. Jain is a mechanical engineer with more than 30 years of rich experience in Operations, Project Execution and Management, Corporate Strategy, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Affairs, Information Technology, Investor Relations and Policy Advocacy. He is a persuasive professional with strong techno-commercial acumen and a proven proficiency for driving business initiatives and strategies.

His Mantra for management is to “Innovate & To Do Things Differently” for business processes to achieve desired goals.

He has been working with JSW Group for more than 27 years. Prior to being appointed in the current role in June 2017, he was working with JSW Steel Ltd.

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Mr. Pritesh Vinay

Director ( Finance )

Mr. Pritesh Vinay is a B.E. (Computer Science & Engineering) from Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri and Master of Management Studies (Finance) from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai University.

He has around 22 years of rich and varied professional experience across Corporate Finance, Fund Raising (both onshore and offshore), Investor Relations, M&A and Equity Research, having worked with reputed Indian and Multinational corporations.

He has worked with the JSW Group for over 10 years and prior to JSW Energy, he was Vice President – Corporate Finance with JSW Steel Limited and Head – Group Investor Relations for the JSW Group. Prior to the JSW group, he worked with Goldman Sachs (India) Securities Private Limited and the Aditya Birla Group.

Ms. Rupa Devi Singh

Independent Director 

Ms. Rupa Devi Singh has completed her B.Sc. & LL.B. from the University of Delhi and is also a Certified Associate, Indian Institute of Bankers.

Ms. Singh was the founder MD & CEO of Power Exchange India Limited as well as an Independent Director & later, the Non-executive (Part-Time) Chairman of DCB Bank Limited. Her repertoire of experience spanning 4 decades includes commercial & investment banking with SBI and strategic consulting & overseas marketing with CRISIL. She has strong credentials as an infrastructure and structured finance specialist, being involved in many new initiatives in the Indian infrastructure sector since 1999. Ms. Singh has a long standing experience as an Independent Director on the Boards of other reputed companies in financial as well as energy sector.

 

Mr. Sunil Goyal

Independent​ Director

Mr. Sunil Goyal, a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, is the Founder and Managing Partner of Kreston SGCO Advisors LLP and the Founder and Mentor of SGCO & Co., a well-known accountancy firm based in Mumbai. Mr. Goyal leads a team of more than 300 professionals in his group and is a former member of the Global Board of Kreston International Limited, UK, headquartered in London.

With 33 years of experience, Mr. Goyal specialises in the field of financial and business consultancy with core strengths in funds raising, business restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and capital markets. Mr. Goyal is also on the Boards of other reputed companies.

Mr. Munesh Khanna

Independent​ Director

Mr. Munesh Khanna has over 30 years of experience in the corporate advisory and financial services domain. He is a CA, ex-Country Head of NM Rothschilds & Sons and is an experienced Investment Banker, a Board Member and an Advisor to many companies.

As a corporate advisory professional, Mr. Khanna specializes in providing strategic advice to corporates, businesses, owners and seniors managers for enhancing the value of their businesses through initiatives such as, raising resources from Capital Markets and Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions, divestitures and corporate restructuring.

He has worked closely with large conglomerates, mid-sized companies as well as with start-ups. Since 2018, Mr. Khanna is a Director in Backbay Advisors Private Limited, a strategy advisory and investment banking firm.

Mr. Khanna brings to the board extensive advisory experience across a variety of industries and ownership structures, in the areas of strategic thinking, corporate finance, financing and structuring. In addition, he has a large network of relationships across industry, professional and financial services, regulators and promoters.

Mr. Rajeev Sharma

Independent​ Director

Mr. Rajeev Sharma is a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Master’s in Engineering from University of Roorkee and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Delhi.

Mr. Sharma has more than 35 years’ of experience across the power sector value chain as acquired during his association with Energy Efficiency Services Limited, Power Finance Corporation Limited, Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited and Ministry of Power & Central Electricity Authority. He has more than 11 years of experience at the Board level, with more than 8 years as the Chairman and Managing Director.

He has strong technical and financial expertise in the power sector given his varied experience in implementing, monitoring and stress resolution of projects / schemes including implementing power sector reforms as well as appraisal and fund raising. He was adjudged the BEST CEO in PSU category by Business Today in February, 2016. Mr. Sharma also serves as an advisor / consultant and is a director on the Board of various reputed companies.

Mr. Desh Deepak Verma

Independent​ Director

Mr. Verma, a post graduate in Physics from Allahabad University and an MBA from Australia in International Business, is a retired 1978 batch IAS Officer.

During his 45 years long illustrious professional career, he occupied top positions in the Government and public sector undertakings of U.P. and at the Centre including as the Chairman of U.P. Electricity Regulatory Commission and the Secretary General, Rajya Sabha. At the State level, he has been Principal Secretary in the key Departments of Commercial Taxes, Registration, Transport, Cooperatives and Tourism. At the Joint Secretary and Special Secretary level, he dwelled into policy formulation for MSMEs and agro-processing industries.

At the Government of India level also, he has handled assignments like Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Forests; Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; Director General, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

Mr. Rajiv Chaudhri

Independent  Director

Mr. Chaudhri is a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University (1983), a Master of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India (1980) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from St. Stephens College, Delhi, India (1978).

Mr. Chaudhri has over 35 years of professional experience in the investment management business in a variety of leadership capacities. He is the Founder and CEO of Sunsara Capital, that invests in the solar energy food chain, from components to utility scale projects. Prior to founding Sunsara, Mr. Chaudhri was the Founder and President of Digital Century Capital for 15 years. He was an early investor in companies like AOL, Yahoo, EBAY, Inktomi, SanDisk, Blackberry, VMC, PayPal and Google. During his stint at Goldman, Sachs & Co., he created the “Goldman Sachs Tech Index” and spearheaded the Global Semiconductor Research team.

He was a financial and strategic advisor to Motorola, Texas Instruments, Intel, SanDisk, AMD, Altera, Micron Technology, TSMC, NEC, Toshiba and other Asian high technology companies. He served as Co-Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the World Policy Institute.