Board of Directors

Mahabir Prasad Agarwal

Mahabir Prasad Agarwal is the non-executive Chairman of our Company.He has been a Director of our Company since April 6, 2018. He is the founder of, and has been a director of, our Subsidiary, SSPL, since its inception and is one of the initial shareholders of our Company.He is actively involved in the CSR activities of our Company and our Subsidiary, SSPL. He has over 35 years of experience in the steel and ferro alloys industry.

Brij Bhushan Agarwal

Brij Bhushan Agarwal is theVice Chairman and Managing Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since its inception in December, 2002. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from University of Calcutta. He is also the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of our Subsidiary, SSPL, and has been a director of SSPL since its inception. He has over 25 years of experience in the steel and ferro alloys industry.He is primarily responsible for strategic planning, future expansion, business development, marketing, human resources and corporate affairs of our Company.

Sanjay Kumar Agarwal

Sanjay Kumar Agarwal is the Joint Managing Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since its inception in December, 2002. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce, with honours from the University of Calcutta. He has over 15 years of experience in the steel and ferro alloys industry. He is primarily responsible for the operations of our manufacturing plants at Sambalpur, Jamuria and Mangalpur, with focus on cost control, production efficiency and competitive procurement of raw materials.

Deepak Kumar Agarwal

Deepak Kumar Agarwal is a whole-time Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since July 14, 2014. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce, with honours, from University of Calcutta. He is also an associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He has previously been associated with Shyam SEL and Power Limited and has over 18 years of experience in the steel and ferro alloys industry. He is responsible for handling the finance, risk management and corporate affairs of our Company and its Subsidiaries.

Bhagwan Shaw

Bhagwan Shaw is a whole-time Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since March 7, 2013. He has passed the secondary examination conducted by West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. Prior to his appointment as Director, he was manager (store) in our Company. He has 10 years of experience in the steel and ferro alloys industry. He is responsible for management and inventory control of stores and spares at our Sambalpur manufacturing plant.

Dev Kumar Tiwari

Dev Kumar Tiwari is a whole-time Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since April 10, 2009. He holds a bachelor’s degree in arts (honours) from Bihar University, Muzaffarpur. Prior to his appointment as Director, he was deputy general manager (mechanical) in our Subsidiary, SSPL for 7 years. He has over 20 years of experience in the steel and ferro alloys industry. He is responsible for project implementation and operations of our Sambalpur manufacturing plant.

Venkata Krishna Nageswara Rao Majjiis

Venkata Krishna Nageswara Rao Majji is an Independent Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since December 13, 2014. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Andhra University. He was previously associated with Ferro Alloy Corporation, S.D. Eastern Bhutan Ferro Silicon Private Limited and Shyam Century Ferrous Limited. He has over 34 years of experience in the iron and steel industry.

Yudhvir Singh Jain

Yudhvir Singh Jain is an Independent Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since January 16, 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science with honours, from University of Delhi, and a bachelor’s degree in law from Delhi University. He was previously associated with Corporation Bank for 34 years, and retired as a general manager.

Ashok Kumar Jaiswal

Ashok Kumar Jaiswal is an Independent Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since January 16, 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Banaras Hindu University. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has over 20 years of experience in the finance sector and also passed the limited insolvency examination conducted by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India, constituted under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Ajay Choudhury

Ajay Choudhury is an Independent Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since April 6, 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a bachelor’s degree in law from University of Calcutta and has been a member of the Bar Council of West Bengal for over 25 years. He is the proprietor of Choudhury Law Offices, providing legal services in the fields of arbitration, corporate, civil and restructuring matters and is a practising advocate in the High Court of Calcutta.

Kishan Gopal Baldwa

Kishan Gopal Baldwa is an Independent Director of our Company. He has been a Director of our Company since May 15, 2018. He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce examination from University of Rajasthan. He has been a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the past 34 years and has obtained a certificate of practise from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is the proprietor of M/s K. Baldwa & Co., providing services in the fields of accounting and auditing.

Rupanjana De

Rupanjana De is an Independent Director of our Company. She has been a Director of our Company since May 15, 2018. She holds a bachelor’s degree of arts with honours, in economics, from the Assam University, a bachelor’s degree in law from the Assam University, an European master’s degree in law and economics from the University of Hamburg and master’s degree in applied economics from Paul Cezanne University, France. She also holds a certificate of practise from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and is a practising company secretary.