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Senior Management Team


  • Mr. Arvind Pathak Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Pathak has around 38 years of overall experience, including 36 years in the cement industry. He held very senior positions in ACC, Dangote Cement Plc, Adani and Reliance ADAG groups. He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the IIT (BHU) and PG degree in Industrial Engineering and Management. Skilled in manufacturing, operations management, strategic planning, project development and execution, he has a strong track record of planning & executing long-term business plans.

  • Mr. Pracheta Majumdar Wholetime Director designated as Chief Management Advisor

    Mr Majumdar, former Managing Director of CEAT Tyres Ltd., is a Mechanical Engineer. A Management Advisor by profession, he has served in very senior management positions in diverse fields with large corporates and MNCs. He has worked in the areas of design and project management of chemicals, petrochemical and fertilizer plants. He has worked with Hindustan Unilever Limited for about 12 years. Shri Majumdar attended various international management courses organized by Unilever and Executive Development Programmes and Advanced Management Programmes conducted by Stanford University and Harvard Business School.

  • Mr. Asim Chattopadhyay Executive President (Operation)

    Mr. Chattopadhyay is a mechanical engineer, with post-graduation from IIT, Kanpur. He started his career in 1975 with ACC Ltd and joined the Lafarge Group in 1998. He was Operations Director of Lafarge Surma, Bangladesh, till May 2015.

  • Mr. Aditya Saraogi Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Saraogi is a Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining BCL, he was with the Indian associate firms of Ernst & Young and BDO. He served several large clients including ITC, Bharti Airtel, Lafarge India, Peerless, iGate and Reliance Communications.

  • Mr. Rajesh KakkarPresident-Technical

    Mr. Kakkar has more than three decades of experience in the cement industry. He is BE, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, and is a BEE-certified energy auditor. His range of experience includes project planning and execution of thermal power plant, waste heat recovery power plant and solar power plant projects.

  • Mr. Dev BanerjeePresident, Sales & Logistics

    With a professional background in sales and marketing in diverse fields, including tyre and cement, Mr. Banerjee, is an experienced leader. A keen strategist with managerial & functional expertise, honed in multinational organizations across India, Nepal and Bangladesh, he carved out a niche for himself in sales & marketing. Prior to joining Birla Corporation Limited, he was with Ultratech Cement.

  • Mr. Bhaskar Bhattacharya President
    Satna Cement Works, Raebareli Cement Works, Raebareli Hitech Cement Works, Vindhyachal Steel Foundry

    With a track record of more than 35 years in the cement industry (operation & maintenance), with project engineering & execution of three brownfield & one greenfield units, Mr Bhattacharya is a BE (Mechanical) from CAPS University, Rewa, and a certified trainer from the Danish School of Education, Copenhagen. He started his career in 1983 at BCL’s Satna unit. He had also held senior positions in Prism Cement & Reliance Cement.

  • Mr. Uttam Kr Roy President
    Maihar Integrated Unit

    Shri Uttam Roy is BE (Mechanical) from NIT, Raipur, with PG Diploma in Business Administration & Finance Management. He has 26 years of experience in the cement industry and had worked in India and abroad in Century Textiles and Industries Limited, ACC Limited, Holcim, My Home Industries Limited-CRH Ireland Group & Dangote Industries Limited, Nigeria.

  • Mr. Sunil SoodVice President
    Birla Cement Works, Chanderia Cement Works

    Mr. Sood has more than three decades of experience in the cement industry. He had served Holcim, Lafarge and Reliance Cement in managerial positions. His experience includes project execution and maintenance.

  • Mr. G R VermaPresident
    Birla Jute Mills

    Mr. G R Verma, Chartered Accountant, with more than a decade's experience in the jute industry, has professional experience of more than 19 years in diverse industrial fields. He was with Naihati Jute Mills Co Ltd earlier.

  • Mr. P. K. Paliwal Joint President
    Durgapur Cement Works, Durga Hitech Cement

    Mr Paliwal, B.Sc & BE, has three decades of experience in the cement industry. He joined Satna Cement Works as Assistant Engineer (Chemical) in 1988 and was transferred to the Durgapur Cement Works as Sr. Vice President (Tech.) in 2016.

  • Mr. Prahlad Kr Choudhary Senior Vice President & Unit Head
    Kundanganj Unit

    Mr Choudhary is B.E. (Mechanical) and has nearly three decades of experience in the cement industry. Apart from mechanical maintenance of cement plants, his range of experience includes project planning and execution of grinding units.

  • Mr. Manoj Kumar Mehta Company Secretary, Jt. President & Legal Head

    Mr. Manoj Kumar Mehta is a Chartered Accountant & Company Secretary by qualification, having more than 28 years of post-qualification experience in diversified industries in the fields of Secretarial, Legal, Taxation, Accounts & Finance and general compliance. He has been in senior leadership positions at the MP Birla Group Companies since 2006.

  • Susmita Bhattacharya Head-Corporate HR

    After having taken her Bachelor in Liberal Arts (Economics) and MBA (Human Resource Management) degrees from the University of Massachusetts, USA, she had stints with various organizations, with exposure to the latest trends in talent management. Her pursuit in cracking the code of what makes people tick, makes people fit, makes people contribute and makes people happy is keeping her breaking new grounds at the Company, creating the engine for attracting talents who will enjoy Birla Corporation Limited’s collaborative and innovative culture.