About Us » Management Team

Mr. C.K. Birla - Chairman

    Mr. C.K. Birla, the chairman of the CK Birla Group is a renowned entrepreneur & visionary with a strong forecast of the future. His vision & hard work has paved way for the Group to evolve as one of the leading conglomerates of India, today. A National Council member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), he is also a member of the governing council of Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi and a member of the board of governors of The Calcutta Medical Research Institute, Kolkata. The group is present in many industrial verticals like cement, auto components, automobiles, precision bearings, paper, building materials, ITES, consumer durables and heavy engineering equipment. CK Birla group has a track record of long and enduring business relationships with world’s leading companies including Caterpillar, Mitsubishi Motor Corporation, NTN, General Motors, Ford Motors, Allison and GE.

Mr. Deepak Khetrapal - Managing Director and CEO

    Mr. Deepak Khetrapal, the Managing Director and CEO of Orient Cement Limited, is a professional business leader who has led the company from the front. He has an excellent track record of leading and transforming large and diversified organizations across Services, Industrial, Consumer and Retail businesses. He mastered the art of adding long term and sustainable value to varied businesses through effective implementation of strategic shifts and repositioning exercises. Mr. Deepak Khetrapal is a leader with strategic and strong business orientation leveraging resources to achieve true potential of the group businesses.

Ms. Jyotsna Sharma - Chief Financial Officer

    Ms Jyotsna Sharma is an experienced and competent finance professional with multifarious talents. A certified Public Accountant from American Institute of Certified Public Accounts, USA (2005), she also holds a green belt certification in Six Sigma.

    Prior to joining Orient Cement, she was associated with organizations of repute where she was responsible for entire gamut of functions covering Accounting , Taxation, Banking, Costing and Budgetary Control and Information Technology. She has been heralded as the Best Woman CFO by India's Best CFOs 2012 - Business Today

Mr. Bhagwat Pandey - President

    With a distinguished career spanning over 34 years, most of it with Cement industry in different capacities, Mr. Pandey’s in-depth knowledge has earned him the reputation of Cement Engineer across the cement industry. A fellow of the Institute of Engineers, India he has served as the Member secretary in the expert technical committee set up by the Govt. of India; Member of the Advisory Committee of National Council for Cement and Building Materials, Hyderabad.

Mr. Shyam B Asawa - President (Projects)

    Mr. Shyam B Asawa brings with him rich & varied experience of more than three decades of Techno – Commercial expertise in the fields of setting up of Greenfield Projects/ Modernization of Cement plants both in India & Abroad such as Grasim, Birla, Bangur, Binani, Jindal & Reliance. His achievements also include setting up of Greenfield cement plants in UAE & Angola including a Slag grinding Unit in Dubai.

    He has international exposure of Project Planning & Management Consultancy functions. He has published & presented many papers on Execution of Cement Projects, Up-gradation & Modernization of Cement plants in national / international conferences.

Mr. P.K. Tripathy - President (Works)

    With 28 years of experience in the cement industry Mr. P.K.Tripathy, the President - Works of Orient Cement made the company flourish with his immense contribution. He firmly believes that a systematic and methodical approach to any given problem will yield good results. His aim in life is to remain happy in all situations and create a similar atmosphere for others. His relentless efforts & unwavering commitment has yielded many laurels for the company.

Mr. A.K. Kejriwal - Executive Vice President (Marketing)

    Mr. A K Kejriwal, the Executive Vice President, has been serving Orient Cement for more than 3 decades and has been heading the Marketing division since 1982. A very firm believer in the phrase ‘Customer is the King’, Mr. Kejriwal understands the customer’s needs fully and ensure delivery of promises. His natural flair for marketing & string understanding of the market dynamics has placed Orient Cement at the forefront in the cement industry. According to him, thorough and continuous understanding of consumer needs, while aligning with your organization’s goals is essential. His challenging and dynamic outlook towards his profession has contributed significantly in making Orient Cement a great success story.

Mr. Rama Rao VVS – Vice President (HR)

    A post graduate in Industrial Management from IIT, Mumbai and an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur, Mr. Rama Rao started his career with Tata Steel, Jamshedpur and acquired 22 Years of multi functional experience with Steel, Automotive Ancillary & Infrastructure industry majors like JK Tyres & Lanco Infratech. A people-person all through, his areas of interest include getting connected to people & develop them for individual and organizational excellence through by enhancing both functional & technical capabilities.

Mr. Pramod Kumar Singhania, Senior Vice President (Works) - Chittapur

    Mr. Pramod Kumar Singhania brings with him 32 years of rich Cement Industry experience covering varied functions such as Technical, Operations & Maintenance, Project Management and commissioning of Greenfield projects. Mr Singhania is a modest and a well- grounded professional, with high energy level & with impeccable performance track record. He has undergone several specialized training programs, Kiln and Cooler operation and maintenance, ESP maintenance, Project planning and execution, Management Development Program to name a few. Prior to joining Orient Cement, Mr. Singhania was engaged in revamping and maintenance of Cement mill, Packing plant including Commercial functions