NEW DELHI: Dalmia Bharat Limited recently announced the appointment of Mr. Mahendra Singhi as Group CEO - Cement. With a rich and diverse experience of 36 years in the cement sector, he joins Dalmia Cement from Shree Cement where he served for 19 years and was Executive Director. Mr. Singhi is credited with playing a significant role in his previous organisation towards growth, fostering a professional family culture and infusing a high level of happiness quotient.
A well-known industry figure, he serves as co-chair of the Cement Sustainability Initiative (CSI) in India. He is also on the Board of Governors of the National Council for Cement & Building Materials, besides being a member of the Central Expert Technical Committee on the Cement Sector on PAT (Perform, Achieve and Trade) scheme of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency. Other positions held, include tenure as president of the Rajasthan Cement Manufacturers Association, and executive committee member of TERI BCSD. He was also leader of the Indian Cement Sector Task Force for Energy Conservation, constituted by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency, at the central ministry of power.
"I am delighted at the opportunity to be part of Dalmia Cement as it embarks on the next phase of its growth and seeks to realize its immense potential. Looking at the culture of the organization, I am confident that all team members would be able to further enhance the happiness and prosperity of all the stakeholders. The name Dalmia Bharat is synonymous with trust, mutual respect and carries a strong reputation of a relationship based culture. I am honoured to be one of the leading members of this organization," said Mr Singhi.
Welcoming Mr. Mahendra Singhi, Mr. Gautam Dalmia and Mr. Puneet Dalmia, Managing Directors, Dalmia Cement said, "We're very excited to have Mr. Singhi on board with us. With his deep experience in cement, and commitment to increasing the happiness quotient of people, we are confident that he will lead our cement business to newer heights and support in unleashing the potential of our people."
A chartered accountant, Mr. Mahendra Singhi holds degrees in Law and Science.
About Dalmia Bharat Ltd.
Dalmia Bharat Limited (DBL) (BSE Code: 533309 (DALMIABHA)| NSE Symbol: DALMIABHA and listed in MSE), part of the Dalmia Group, is a pioneer in cement manufacturing for over seven decades since 1939. With an expanding India footprint, the company is a category leader in super-specialty cements used for oil well, railway sleepers and air strips. Dalmia Bharat Group has strong foothold in southern and eastern India (including north east India). Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd, a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Ltd, owns 47.3% stake in OCL India Ltd. The group with current capacity of 17 million tonnes (along with its subsidiaries and associate) is ranked fourth largest in the Indian cement industry. Post completion of the ongoing expansions, scheduled to be completed by September, 2014, the total capacity including our subsidiaries and associate would be 22 MnT. Visit us at http://www.dalmiabharat.com
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