JSPL designates Mr Naushad Akhter Ansari as Joint MD
07 January 2019
Mr. Naushad Akhter Ansari, CEO of Jindal Steel & Power Ltd has been designated as the Joint Managing Director of the Company with effect from January 2019. Mr Naushad Akhter Ansari joined JSPL as Executive Director at Patratu unit in September 2008, after a 34 years stint with Tata Steel.
During his tenure at Patratu, he was instrumental in successfully commissioning the two rolling mills of combined capacity of 1.6 MTPA. Subsequently he became Executive Director-Incharge of JSPL Raigarh as well as Whole-time Director of JSPL. Under his leadership, Raigarh plant established new benchmarks of efficiency by achieving full rated capacity. He was actively involved in setting up of Shadeed Iron & Steel Company, Oman. As CEO, JSIS, he was instrumental in transforming the plant to an integrated steel plant with installation of a new 2 MTPA Electric Arc Furnace & a 1.4 MTPA Bar Mill. JSIS long products and 'Jindal Panther TMT brand' acquired leadership position in Middle East Long product market, during his tenure.
Mr Ansari has a rich industry experience spanning 43 years. Under his dynamic leadership, various projects like SMS, Rolling Mills, Sinter Plant, Blast Furnace, Raw Material Handling facilities and Power Plant etc. have been completed in record time and lowest cost.
Mr Ansari holds B.Sc. Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from AMU, Aligarh, obtaining first class first position & securing a gold medal in 1974. He has also done various management courses from Wharton School of Business, USA, INSEAD, Singapore and ISB, Hyderabad.