Mr. Abanindra M Misra (Vice President, Raw Materials & CSI)

Mr A M Misra joined Tata Steel in 1973 as a Graduate Trainee after completing his B.E (Mechanical Engineering). He completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur in 1981. Mr Misra has also attended the General Management Programme in CEDEP (INSEAD, France).

He's currently the Vice President, Raw Materials and Coke, Sinter & Iron. He is incharge of Mines and Collieries, Ferro Alloys Division and also Iron Making Division. 

Prior to his appointment as Vice President (RM&CSI), he was the Vice President (Human Resources).  In the year 2001, he led the Performance Ethic programme with the objective of reorganizing the business units of Tata Steel as well as developing the HR strategy of the company for the future.

Mr.Misra has worked in the various capacities for many years in the operations of Steel Plant such as Technical Officer, Divisional Manager (Foundries) etc.  In the year 2002, he was appointed as the General Manager of West Bokaro Colliery Division of Tata Steel.      During his tenure West Bokaro Colliery was awarded the Qimpro National Benchmark in coal mining practices. Mr. Misra also led the Total Quality Movement in Tata Steel from 1996-2000. During this period, Tata Steel won the coveted JRD Quality Value Award, several other awards.

He is currently the Chairman of Tata Steel KZN, South Africa, and of Rawmet Ferrous Industries, Orissa. He is also the Chairman, Indian National Suggestion Schemes Association (INSSAN), Eastern India Council.  He has also been the past Chairman of the Institute of Indian Foundry men, Jamshedpur Chapter and has also been the past Chairman of CII Bokaro & Dhanbad Council.