Mr. H. M. Nerurkar (Managing Director)

Date of Birth : 20th October 1948
Education : B. Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering from College of Engg., Pune
Work Experience : Tata Steel (since February 1982)
Worked, over 20 years, in the areas of  Quality Control (Chief Metallurgist),   Steel and Primary Mills, Marketing,  Supply Chain, Projects etc. before rising to the level of Vice President (Flat Products) in November 2002.  Appointed Vice President (Kalinganagar Project) in November 2004 and in September 2007 as the Chief Operating Officer (Steel).  Joined the Tata Steel Board as Executive Director in April 2009 and on 10th October’09 took over as the Managing Director of Tata Steel in charge of  India and South East Asia operations.
Board Memberships :

Chairman, TM International Logistics Ltd. Kolkata,
Chairman, Tata Metaliks Ltd., Kolkata,
Chairman, Centennial Steel Co. Ltd. Mumbai,
Chairman, JAMIPOL Ltd., Jamshedpur

Vice Chairman, Tata Steel (Thailand) Public Co. Ltd., Bangkok
Director, NatSteel Asia Pte Ltd. & NatSteel Holdings Pte Ltd. Singapore
Director, Tata BlueScope Steel Ltd., Pune

Professional Bodies :

President, Jamshedpur Kennel Club
Vice President (Ferrous Divn.), Indian Institute of Metals (IIM)
Vice Chairman, Managing Committee of Indian Cancer Society, Jamshedpur Branch

Member, CII National Committee on Steel
Member & Chairman, Internal Security Task Force of CII Eastern Region
Member, Institute for Steel Development & Growth (INSDAG)
Special Invitee of All India Management Association
Member, Board of Governors, Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar
Member, Managing Committee of Tata Steel Rural Development Society

Miscelllany :

Awards received from Indian Institute of Metals (IIM):

1987 - National Metallurgist (Ferrous Metallurgy)
1988 - Visveswaraya Award
1989 - SAIL Gold Medal
1990 - Steel 80s Award
2002 - SMS Demag Excellence Award
2004 - Tata Gold Medal

Positions held in the past:

Chairman - Hooghly Met Coke & Power Co. Ltd. and Gopalpur Special Economic Zone Ltd.
Director - Tata Ryerson Ltd., Dhamra Port Company Ltd., Jajpur Cluster Development Ltd.

He is an executive with multifaceted experience ranging from project execution, manufacturing, Quality Control, Supply Chain, Marketing and is now in the senior management of Tata Steel.  His motivational leadership is unique and beyond compare.  He instills confidence in his subordinates and mentors and coaches them to reach excellence.  He has a natural flair for nurturing and cultivating innovation and out of box thinking.  His business acumen in identifying new business opportunities for accelerated growth is commendable.  A family man at heart, his personal life is governed by strong family values.