Shri Ambika Prasad Panda (51 years), took the charge of Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Company on 01.07.2018 as an additional charge to his existing charge of Director (Finance), SECL and subsequently assumed the charge of CMD, SECL permanently on 28.12.2018. Shri A. P. Panda is a Fellow member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) and Post-Graduate in Business Administration. He is a keen business analyst and a committed management professional.
Shri A. P. Panda, before his present assignment as the Chairman-cum-Managing Director, SECL, he was the Director (Finance), SECL w.e.f. 01.08.2013. Shri A. P. Panda was also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Joint Venture Companies and Subsidiaries of SECL viz. Chhattisgarh East Railway Limited (CERL) and Chhattisgarh East West Railway Limited (CEWRL) w.e.f. 10.08.2013 and continued upto 28.01.2019. Both Joint Venture (JV) Companies have been formed to develop Rail Corridors in the Mining Areas of SECL for facilitating evacuation of coal along with carrying out other rail operations.
Prior to joining SECL, he worked in various capacities at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited, Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Visakhapatnam. During a career span of more than two decades, he garnered experience in the field of Financial Planning and Control, Accounts & Audit, Costing & Budgeting, Treasury and Forex Management, Commercial and Tax matters, etc. The organization was immensely benefitted by his negotiation skills, co-ordination abilities and relationship management. His contribution in the areas of Forex Management, Internal Control, Cost reductions, Contract management, etc. has resulted in adding value to functional areas of the organization.
Shri A. P. Panda has been conferred with the ‘Most Influential CFOs of India’ Award by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK.
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