Kiran Agarwal has been appointed as Additional Director and Chairman of Hindustan Zinc Limited, with effect from 2nd March 2019. In this role, she will provide leadership direction to the company in achieving its vision and goals.
Hindustan Zinc being one of the most progressive mining companies across the World, has contributed immensely to the nation’s economy with its steady growth trajectory. As we embark on the journey towards next phase of our ambitious growth, we also strongly believe in inclusiveness and uplifting communities around us. Agarwal, with her strong association with social issues, will bring in significant value in further strengthening our resolve for betterment of society.
She has been actively involved in her family business and sharing her acumen on various business developments in the family and in setting up of Nand Ghar Project, an institution for the underprivileged children to get their wings to fly high, under right guidance and value based education. As a trustee on Vedanta Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Vedanta Limited, she pursues her passion for social causes, concerns related to children and women especially close to her heart.
Agarwal, with a stint at London School of Journalism, is an avid reader, prolific writer and a woman of many facets. Her love for reading inspired her to write a series of books catering to Indian ethos.
She is also on the Board of Agarwal Galvanising Private Limited.