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Arvind Kumar appointed as Director (Refineries) at IOCL

Arvind Kumar, presently holding the position of Managing Director & CEO at Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL), has been designated as the Director (Refineries) at Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL). The decision was ratified by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) on Wednesday, following a rigorous selection process where Kumar emerged as the top choice among 12 candidates. Noteworthy is that the majority of contenders, nine out of twelve, were from Indian Oil, with two from BPCL, and one each from CPCL and Engineers India Limited (EIL).

Possessing a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration specializing in Operations Management, Kumar brings over thirty years of comprehensive expertise across various sectors including Engineering, Project Management, Material & Contract Management, and Plant Operations & Maintenance.

In his new role as Director (Refineries) at Indian Oil, Kumar will become part of the board of directors, directly reporting to the Chairman. His responsibilities will include steering the refineries towards optimal operational efficiency, overseeing activities from the corporation’s headquarters.