Amarendu Prakash took over as Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) on Wednesday. Prior to this, Prakash was Director in-charge at Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL), a post he held since 2020.
He is a metallurgical engineer from BIT Sindhri and joined SAIL in 1991 as a Management Trainee (Technical).
A company statement said Prakash has a career of more than three decades in SAIL. During his tenure, he has had exposure to plant operations at shop level, and to corporate functions in the Head office.
He was a key member of the team that was leading the business transformation and financial turnaround of SAIL in 2015-17, the statement added.