Vice Chairman & Whole Time Director
Pravin Agarwal is closely involved with Sterlite Group’s operations in India since inception. He has been instrumental in the growth of Sterlite's Telecom and Power businesses. His rich experience in general management and commercial matters spans over three decades.
Dr. Anand Agarwal
Chief Executive Officer
Dr Anand Agarwal joined Sterlite in 1995 and held key positions in manufacturing, quality assurance and business development. He was working with Siemens prior to Sterlite. He has completed B. Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT-Kanpur and Masters and Ph.D. from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA.
K. S. Rao
Managing Director & COO - Telecom Business
K. S. Rao joined Sterlite in 1993 and has, since, held various positions in the Company's Telecom business. His key focus areas have been engineering, manufacturing, product development, project management and business development. K. S. Rao holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Chief Financial Officer
Anupam Jindal joined Sterlite Group in 1998 and worked with the Group's aluminium foils and copper cables businesses before heading finance for Sterlite's mining operations in Australia. His key work areas have been finance, treasury, accounts and MIS. Anupam is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Chief Fulfillment Officer - Telecom Products
Pankaj Priyadarshi joined Sterlite in January 2012. With over 28 years of experience, he heads the Supply Chain Management function with key focus on strategic sourcing. Pankaj has completed Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS Pilani, a certification in leadership from INSEAD, Singapore and a course on Strategic Sourcing Management from IIM-Ahmedabad.
Director - Telecom Products
Ankit Agarwal joined Sterlite in 2007 and heads the Telecom Products division. He has an experience of above 10 years. In addition, he is responsible for identifying and executing strategic opportunities for Sterlite globally, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and greenfield projects. Ankit holds a Bachelor's degree from University of Southern California and MBA from London Business School.
Dr. Badri Gomatam
Chief Technology Officer, Telecom Products
Dr. Badri Gomatam joined Sterlite Tech in 2011 and serves as the Chief Technology Officer for the Telecom Business unit. He has over 23 years of product development, R&D, marketing and business development experience in high speed telecommunications. He received his Ph.D. in 1993 from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in Electrical Engineering.
Chief of Corporate Affairs
Swati Rangachari joined Sterlite in March 2016 as Chief of Corporate Affairs and Marketing. She comes with over 20 years of experience in government and industry relations, communications and brand visibility in Telecom, Financial Services, Aerospace and IT sectors. She holds an MBA in International Management from Fore School of Management and has additionally done an executive programme from Boston University.
Chief Strategy Officer
Gaurav Basra joined Sterlite in July 2015 as Chief Strategy Officer. He comes with over 20 years of experience in Corporate Strategy Development & Transformation, Innovation Management & Investment Portfolio Management. He was associated with companies like Booz & Company, Lucent Technologies, Nokia & Mobily. He has completed his MBA from Imperial College, London & Bachelor of Engineering from Pune University.
Managing Director – Elitecore Software
Nikhil is one of the founding members of Elitecore and comes with over 18 years of experience. His vision, technical know-how, sharp memory & clear vision are few of the qualities he is known for. He strives to maintain a healthy work-life balance and plays an influential role in managing and guiding Elitecore global business units with channel and performance measures in the face of intense competition.
Chief People Officer
Amitabh Hajela joined Sterlite Tech in 2016. With over 20 years of experience, Amitabh's last assignment was with Aon-Hewitt. He has also held leadership positions at GE Capital, American Express, Aricent, and EXL Services. Amitabh is an alumnus of MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur.