Mr Rattan Jindal
A commerce graduate and alumnus of the Wharton School of Management, Pennsylvania, Mr Rattan Jindal is the Chairman of India’s largest stainless steel manufacturer, Jindal Stainless. Part of the USD 25 billion (March'19) OP Jindal Group, the foundation of Jindal Stainless was laid in 1970. Under his stewardship, the company has grown from a producer of basic stainless steel products to over USD 3.2 billion (March'19) provider of stainless steel solutions. Known for his technical proficiency and intimate knowledge of customers and markets, Mr Jindal is synonymous with stainless steel in India. As a vanguard of innovation in the steel industry, his focus has not only been on producing world-class stainless steel products, but also on promoting the usage of stainless steel in myriad applications. His vision of Jindal Stainless is to improve the lives of people by producing and promoting a metal that is corrosion resistant, durable, infinitely recyclable, and inherently stainless.
Having established the Jindal Stainless facility in Hisar (Haryana, India) as the only speciality stainless steel maker in the country, Mr Jindal set up another facility in Jajpur (Odisha, India) in 2011. Today, the two plants employ over 12,000 people, and have a capacity to produce 1.6 million tones of stainless steel. The Company provides home and kitchen solutions through its subsidiary, JSL Lifestyle Limited. Mr Jindal has expanded the frontiers of Jindal Stainless to reach a global audience. Apart from operations in Indonesia, the company has sales offices and service centres across several nations.
Social commitments remain as central to Mr Jindal’s businesses as they were to the founder of the Jindal Group, Shri OP Jindal. The group undertakes several initiatives at the plant level to empower local communities through self-reliance. The interventions include technical and vocational training, micro-financing and livelihood generation, tailoring, farming and poultry training, and environment conservation drives.
True to his sportsman spirit, Mr Ratan Jindal is a keen golfer, and takes an avid interest in tennis and cricket.
Mr Abhyuday Jindal
A Boston University graduate in Economics and Business Management, Mr Abhyuday Jindal has a wide ranging experience in the areas of project management, supply chain systems. And strategic & general management. Currently, he is the Managing Director of Jindal Stainless. He is also the Co-Chair for FICCI’s Steel Committee.
Mr Jindal started his career with the JSW Group. There, he played a prominent role in the stake acquisition of Ispat Industries and the post acquisition integration of JSW and Ispat. He then moved on to the Boston Consulting Group, where he managed project consultancy for diverse industries, including cement, steel, wind turbines, and auto components. Having gained a deep understanding of the industrial manufacturing arena, Mr Jindal entered the USD 3.2 billion (as of March’19) Jindal Stainless consortia.
Driven by the ambition to go beyond the ordinary, Mr Jindal took multiple strides in improving supply chain and operational efficiencies. Today, he is shaping Jindal Stainless into a far more dynamic, responsive, predictive, and solution-based organization. As a leader in the stainless steel landscape of the country, Mr Jindal has explored and unlocked new avenues for providing stainless solutions to stakeholders with the vision to improve lives. Helmed by him, the organization has built uncontested market leadership, and made foray into new fields. It was under his stewardship that the Company bolstered its unique competitive advantage in the manufacturing of special stainless steel grades for nuclear and defence sectors.
Strongly rooted in the Indian soil, Mr Jindal’s community-centric transformational approach has led to the development and sustenance of several empowerment initiatives in and around its production facilities. His signature style has endeared him further among employees. He personifies open and participative management, a consistent culture of dialogue and feedback, and a relentless march towards continuous improvement. Mr Jindal also serves as the Vice President of the Infrastructure Industry and Logistics Federation of India, apart from being the Co-Chair for FICCI endeavouring to forge stronger and wider public-private partnerships.
Working as a Senior C-Level Executive, Mandeep Singh has an experience of over 28 years in providing strategic direction & disruptive business models for leading global. International Markets. Singh holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at JSL Lifestyle Limited (JSLL), a subsidiary of Jindal Stainless (Hisar) Limited, where he provides strategic leadership to scale business of verticals of JSLL including Home-ware & Home-spaces, SS Plumbing Solutions, Mobility Projects, Value Engineering solutions (OEM Solutions) and Infrastructure projects Having successfully produced sustained revenue & EBITDA growth, he has scaled businesses in large corporates, early stage companies and start-ups. Being a result oriented and decisive leader, Mandeep has maintained high-quality performance standards to meet the challenges of the fast-paced and competitive business environment thus, consistently delivering business goals and value to stakeholders. Being a persuasive communicator with an ability to forge cross-border strategic business alliances by leading cross-functional & cross-cultural teams Mandeep possesses exceptional relationship management skills. His diverse experience has enabled his adaptively and made him open to new challenges paired with his continuous learning agility.
Further, his experience in start-ups and building a new line of businesses highlights his entrepreneurial mind-set using his commercial approach to manage P&L in B2B & B2C space. He is also quite skillful in digital marketing, using mobile as a medium for digital integration and an expert in planning & executing skilfulonized go-to-market business modelling. His core competencies include building BOP reach and rural experiential marketing, building and managing multifarious business alliances and product & design development.
Mandeep’s contribution to businesses has been acknowledged with the MMA Smarties APAC Award in the year 2015; Mahindra Spark The Rise Award in the years 2011 and Ashden Award in the year 2010.