About Us

Key Managerial Personnel

Mr. Ashish Kumar Gupta (Chief Executive Officer & Whole Time Director)

Mr. Ashish Kumar Gupta has been the Chief Executive Officer and Whole Time Director of ESL Steel Limited (ESL) since 01st October 2022.

With an overall experience of 28 years, he has worked with leading organizations Like Tata Steel and TMILL (Subsidiary of Tata Steel) as the Managing Director. He has extensive experience in Operations Maintenance Technology, Safety, SPC and TQM in India and abroad.

Mr. Ashish is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee (1993 batch) and has completed the General Management Program from XLRI, Jamshedpur and CEDEP (INSEAD), France.

He joined Tata Steel as a Graduate Trainee in 1993 and worked in various positions in steel plant operations from 1993 to 2008. He was the Head of Operations and Maintenance in Cold Rolling Mill from 2002 to 2008. This was followed by a stint as Financial Controller (Head, Business Analysis), in the Flat Products division, from 2008 to 2009. From 2009 to 2017, he managed the logistics for Tata Steel.

He has worked in the capacity of a Managing Director for TMILL (Tata Steel JV), Chairman of TKM India and ISL, Dubai, which are subsidiaries of TMILL in areas of Freight, forwarding and Shipping, respectively. He was also a Board Member of Tata NYK, Singapore.

Mr. Anand Prakash Dubey (Chief Financial Officer)

Anand Prakash Dubey is a qualified chartered accountant working in Vedanta group from 2007 onwards, He has worked in Iron ore business in various profiles such as Business Controller, Head of Finance for Goa, and Karnataka, Vedanta Zinc International Gamsberg operations, South Africa. In last assignment he was working in Ferro Alloys Corporation Limited, Bhadrak Odisha as Chief Financial Officer since January 2021.

Mr. Manish Kumar Chaudhary (Company Secretary)

Mr. Manish Kumar Chaudhary is a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with more than 15 years of experience. He has been associated with the group since November 2017. Earlier he was associated with Magma Fincorp Limited and served as Company Secretary in Magma ITL Finance Ltd. He has proven track record in successfully and consistently delivering the responsibilities thereby streamlining finance, risk compliances, operations leading to revenue generation & profitability and witnessed for automation and digitalization in various areas. He is appointed as Company Secretary of ESL w.e.f. 01.11.2020.