Hindustan Zinc, one of world’s largest and India's only integrated producer of zinc, lead and silver today announced the elevation of Arun Misra as its Chief Executive Officer. He has been the Deputy CEO in the company since November 2019 and will take office effective 1 August 2020. He succeeds Sunil Duggal, who is now leading the Group Company Vedanta Limited as CEO. In his elevated role, Misra will play an integral part in strategizing business operations and spearheading the company’s expansion.
Arun Misra completed his Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur with a Diploma in Mining and Beneficiation from New South Wales Sydney, and another diploma in General Management from CEDEP, France.
Mr. Misra brings with him a vast experience of 31 years having held several leadership roles. Prior to joining Hindustan Zinc, Mr. Misra was associated with Tata Steel as Vice President - Raw Materials. He is also the Vice President of Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers and has published several papers in their journal of national repute.