Hindustan Zinc Ltd. appoints Arun Misra as Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Mumbai: Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL), one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver, announces the appointment of Mr. Arun Misra as Deputy Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Mr. Misra will be an integral part of the Hindustan Zinc Executive Committee and play a pivotal role towards the company’s expansion projects.
Mr. Arun Misra has completed his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from IIT – Kharagpur with a Diploma in Mining and Beneficiation from New South Wales Sydney and another Diploma in General Management from CEDEP, France.
Previously working with Tata Steel as Vice President – Raw Materials, Mr. Misra brings with him a rich and diverse experience of 31 years. In addition, he is also the Vice President of Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers and has published several papers in their journal of national repute.
About Hindustan Zinc Limited:
Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company has its Headquarter at Udaipur in the State of Rajasthan where it has its Zinc-Lead mines and smelting complexes. Hindustan Zinc is self-sufficient in power with captive thermal power plants and also has ventured into green energy by setting up wind power plants. The Company has been globally ranked 5th overall in Dow Jones Sustainability Index in 2018 amongst Mining & Metal companies. The Company’s sustainability framework is supported by three pillars – Responsible Stewardship, Building Strong Relationships and Adding & Sharing Value. As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc has been relentlessly working to improve the lives of rural and tribal people residing near its business locations. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and are currently reaching out to 500,000 people in 184 core villages of Rajasthan and 5 in Uttarakhand. As a market leader, Hindustan Zinc governs about 79% of growing Zinc market and 95% of growing Silver market in India.