Udaipur-headquartered Zinc and Silver mining major, Hindustan Zinc Ltd, a subsidiary of India’s largest diversified natural resources company Vedanta Ltd, announced new apointsments to its Board of Directors. HZL, the largest producer of zinc, lead and silver in India has inducted Anjani K Agarwal, former senior partner of Ernst n Young and Akhilesh Joshi, former CEO of HZL as Directors on its Board effective August 1, 2020. The mining megacorp looks at these inductions as a part of its ambitious growth plans.
Anjani Agrawal retired from EY in June 2019 after a 40 year long professional career, 26 of which were spent as Partner at the global consulting firm. He has worked with the Union Government and NITI Aayog on several policy matters and has been guest faculty at the Indian School of Business and SDA Bocconi.
Akhilesh Joshi is a first-class mine manager, who began his career at HZL in 1976 and was appointed as COO and whole-time Director in the period between 2008-2012. Further, he took over as the company’s CEO and whole-time director in the period between 2012-2015. He was designated as President of Vedanta’s Global Zinc Business during 2015-2016. He is the recipient of National Mineral Award 2006, by Govt. of India for his outstanding contributions in Mining Technology and Business Today Best CEO Award (Core Sector) 2013.