Mr. Sunil Duggal has worked as Vedanta’s Global CEO for Metals and Mining for Group companies including Sterlite Copper, Vedanta Zinc International – Africa and Ireland, Copper Mines of Tasmania – Australia.
He was also served as CEO & Whole-time Director of Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL), a subsidiary of the Company in 2015. He had been associated with HZL since 2010 as Executive Director and thereafter became the Chief Operating Officer in the year 2012 and Dy. CEO in 2014.
Mr. Duggal is a result oriented professional with over 36 years of experience of leading high-performance teams and more than 20+ years in leadership positions. He is known for his ability to calmly navigate through tough and challenging times, nurture and grow a business, evaluate opportunities & risks and successfully drive efficiency & productivity whilst reducing costs & inefficiencies and deliver innovative solutions to challenges. His thrust on adopting best-in-class mining and smelting techniques, state of art environment friendly technologies and mechanization, automation & digitalization of operational activities has added great value.
He was born and brought up in Amritsar and comes from a humble background. His initial education is from DAV school, Amritsar and has an Electrical Engineering degree from Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. He is an Alumni of IMD, Lausanne – Switzerland and IIM, Kolkata.
He is serving as Vice Chairman – International Zinc Association, President – Federation of Indian Mineral Industries, President – Indian Lead Zinc Development Association. Recently, he has been appointed as the Chair – CII National Committee on Mining.
Considering his vast experience and knowledge of Vedanta’s businesses and operations, Mr. Sunil Duggal was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer, Vedanta Ltd w.e.f. 1st August, 2020.