About Us

Management Team

Board of Directors







Mr. Prasun Kumar Mukherjee( Independent Director )

Mr. Prasun Kumar Mukherjee is one of the Non-Executive Independent Director of Electrosteel Steels Limited (ESL). He joined the Board of ESL on 4th June, 2018.

Mr. Mukherjee held the position of Executive Director of Sesa Goa and the Vedanta Group's Iron Ore business from 2006 to 2014. He joined Sesa Goa Limited in 1987. He has 37 years of experience in finance, accounts, costing, taxation, legal and general management. Mr Mukherjee was ranked as one of India's Best Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) in the year 2005 by Business Today magazine and as India's most 'Valuable' CEO by the Business World magazine in 2009. He is currently a member of the Managing Committee of Goa Chamber of Commerce & Industries (GCCI) and also Chairman of its Mining & Mining Infrastructure Committee. He is presently also a member of the Strategy Board of Global Risk Management Institute (GRMI), Gurugram, Haryana, India.

Mr. Mukherjee has a bachelor's degree in Commerce from Calcutta University. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Mr. Mukherjee does not receive any managerial remuneration except sitting fees for attending the Meeting of Board and Committees.

Mr. Pankaj Malhan( Whole Time Director )

Mr. Pankaj Malhan joined as Dy. Chief Executive Officer of ESL in October, 2018 and was appointed as Whole Time Director with effect from 22nd July, 2019. Mr. Pankaj Malhan has done his B. Tech in instrumentation & control from NIT, Jalandhar and also has done PG Diploma in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. Pankaj joined ESL from TATA STEEL, where he was working as Head - Engineering & Project at Jamshedpur. In that role, he was responsible for leading Tata Steel's capital expansion programme in the area of iron making. He has been associated with Tata Group since 2000 and has held various senior management positions at Tata Steel, Tata Blue Scope Steel Limited and Tata power Limited. Prior to joining Tata Group, he has worked with Indian Acrylics Limited and Fisher Rosemount Limited.

Ms. Angusamy Sumathi( Director )

Ms. Angusamy Sumathi has done her Bachelor of Engineering from erstwhile REC, Trichy currently known as NIT, Trichy and had completed Management Development Programs (MDP's) meant for Engineers working in manufacturing companies at IIT, Mumbai. She is having rich and diverse experience across Operations, IT, Projects, Sustainability, CSR and Legal functions. She also has a background in Corporate Governance and strong understanding of best practices and processes through which successful organizations are guided. She is associated with Vedanta Limited since 1997 and having over decades of rich experience.

Ms. Angusamy Sumathi, Chief Innovation & Transformation Officer, Sterlite Copper and Group Head- Environment, Health, Sustainability & ESG Communication, joined as Additional Director-Non-Executive of Electrosteel Steels Limited (ESL), on 22nd October, 2019.

Mr. Mahendra Singh Mehta( Independent Director )

Mr. Mahendra Singh Mehta is one of the Non-Executive Independent Director of Electrosteel Steels Limited (ESL). He joined the Board of ESL on 21st June, 2018.

Mr. Mehta was Chief Executive Officer of Reliance Infrastructure between 2014 and 2015. He was Chief Executive Officer of the London listed Vedanta Resources Plc between 2008 and 2014. Prior to this he held key managerial and operating roles within the Vedanta Group, in particular, Chief Executive Officer of Hindustan Zinc between 2005 and 2008. Mr Mehta has been instrumental in driving several transformational initiatives during his tenure at Vedanta Group which started in 2000. He has 36 years of experience in operations, strategy and business turnaround in sectors spanning across steel, non-ferrous metals, mining, power generation and distribution, infrastructure and cement.

Mr. Mehta has a mechanical engineering degree and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Mr. Mehta does not receive any managerial remuneration except sitting fees for attending the Meeting of Board and Committees.


Key Managerial Personnel



Mr. Jalaj Kumar Malpani (Chief Financial Officer)

Mr. Jalaj Malpani is the Chief Financial Officer of ESL. Mr. Malpani is a Chartered Accountants with 27 years of rich experience. He has been the CFO for Alumina business since 2013. Prior to Vedanta, Mr. Malpani had worked with SAIL at Bokaro for 14 years and also had worked with Hindustan National Glass.

Mr. Malpani joined ESL in August, 2018 as CFO.

Mr. Binaya Kumar Dash (Company Secretary)

Mr. Binaya Kumar Dash is the Company Secretary of our Company. He holds a bachelor's degree in law from Utkal University, Odisha and is a member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has over 19 years' experience in secretarial functions and is well versed with the provisions of Companies Act, 2013, Listing Regulations, relevant SEBI Regulations and other Corporate Laws. He joined our Company on February 14, 2017. Prior to joining our Company, he worked with AI Champdany Industries Ltd., PNC Infratech Ltd. and Simplex Projects Limited. He was responsible for handling the initial public offering of PNC Infratech Ltd. and Simplex Projects Ltd.


Committees



Audit Committee

Sl. No. Name Category Committee Position
1 Mr. Prasun Kumar Mukherjee Independent Director Chairman
2 Mr. Mahendra Singh Mehta Independent Director Member
3 Mr. Pankaj Malhan Whole Time Director Member

Nomination and Remuneration Committee

Sl. No. Name Category Committee Position
1 Mr. Prasun Kumar Mukherjee Independent Director Chairman
2 Mr. Mahendra Singh Mehta Independent Director Member
3 Mr. Pankaj Malhan Whole Time Director Member

Stakeholders' Relationship Committee

Sl. No. Name Category Committee Position
1 Mr. Prasun Kumar Mukherjee Independent Director Chairman
2 Mr. Pankaj Malhan Whole Time Director Member
3 Ms. Angusamy Sumathi Additional Director - Non-executive Member