Ess Dee Aluminium appoints B K Pansari as MD

Ess Dee Aluminium, one of the country’s leading aluminium foil producers, has appointed Mr Bijoy Kumar Pansari as the managing director of the company.

Mr Pansari, a stalwart in the industry, has worked as the Group President of Sterlite Industries from 1998 to 2007, where he was instrumental in formulation and implementation of Vedanta’s growth plans, policies, strategies and monitoring operational efficiencies across the group.

Commenting on the appointment, Sudip Dutta, chairman, Ess Dee Aluminium Limited said: “We are extremely upbeat to have Mr Pansari as our managing director. His experience and knowledge will prove invaluable to us and help in becoming a Rs 5,000 crore company in the coming four years.”

A qualified chartered accountant, Mr Pansari is an alumnus of Calcutta University from where he completed his bachelor’s degree in Law. He has more than four decades of experience at very senior levels of corporate hierarchy.

His previous association was with GATI Ltd. as a group advisor. Earlier he had been associated with Hindalco Industries as senior vice president (finance and commerce) and held senior positions at Uniworth Group and Birla VXL.