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Arun Misra appointed as Executive Director of Vedanta


Vedanta Ltd has appointed Arun Misra as Executive Director with effect from August 01, 2023 to May 31, 2025, the company said on Friday.

Misra will replace Sunil Duggal, who will be completing his tenure as the Whole-Time Director and CEO on July 31.

Arun Misra is currently working as Chief Executive Officer of Zinc Business at Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL), a subsidiary of Vedanta Ltd.

Misra was appointed as Deputy CEO, HZL in November 2019 and was elevated to CEO and Whole-Time Director of HZL in August 2020. Since June 2022, he has also been managing the operations and growth of Vedanta Zinc International, which has mines and concentrators in South Africa.

In less than 10 months, he was moved to the Corner Office and placed at the helm of the world’s second-largest integrated producer of zinc, the company said in a statement.

Misra holds a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from IIT, Kharagpur, and a diploma in mining and beneficiation from the University of New South Wales Sydney with another diploma in general management from CEDEP, France. He started his career with Tata Steel as Maintenance Head (Electrical), West Bokaro Coal Washery in July 1988 and has 35 years of rich and diverse experience as he headed various strategic positions.


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