Vedanta names Siemens’ ex-executive as Cairn CEO

Vedanta names Siemens’ ex-executive as Cairn CEO

Mining baron Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta on Tuesday announced the appointment of Ajay Kumar Dixit as the CEO of its oil & gas arm, Cairn, replacing Sudhir Mathur who quit the company unexpectedly.

“Ajay brings 39 years of rich experience in the energy sector and joined Vedanta in 2015 from Siemens, where he was CEO – energy for south Asia,” the company said in a statement.

He will replace Mathur, who, after seven years with the company, “moves on to pursue personal endeavours”, it said.

An alumnus of Delhi College of Engineering, Dixit served as the acting CEO of Vedanta’s aluminium & power business before being elevated to this new role.  Read More

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