Our Board of Directors
Non-Executive Directors nominated by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
Shri M. K. Surana Chairman and Managing Director
Mr. Mukesh Kumar Surana, has taken charge as Chairman & Managing Director - Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited effective April 01, 2016. Prior to this, he served as Chief Executive Officer, Prize Petroleum Company Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary and upstream arm of HPCL since September 2012.
A Mechanical Engineer with Master’s degree in Financial Management, Mr. Surana joined HPCL in the year 1982. During his career spanning over 33 years in Petroleum Industry, Mr. Surana has handled a wide range of responsibilities including leadership positions in Refineries, Corporate, Information Systems and upstream business of HPCL. He has been closely involved in Strategy Formulation, Business Process Re-engineering, Major Projects Implementation, Refinery Operations, Corporation wide ERP Implementation, Acquisition and Management of upstream assets etc.
Mr. Surana has vast experience in domestic and international Oil & Gas business and is known for his business acumen, innovative ideas and people-centric leadership. In his various roles, he has been able to empower teams to perform and deliver exceptional results through positive engagement and a shared vision. He was a Core Team Member for Corporate wide ERP implementation in HPCL which now forms the backbone of all business transactions at HPCL.
A certified Competency Assessor and a Project Management Professional, Mr. Surana has also been actively associated with various important industry forums in Oil & Gas Sector.
Shri P. K. Joshi Director- Human Resources
Mr. Pushp Kumar Joshi took charge as Director - Human Resources, HPCL effective August 01, 2012. Prior to this he was holding key portfolios in Human Resources viz. Executive Director – HRD, and Head – HR of Marketing Division.
A Bachelor of Law and an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur, Mr. Pushp Kumar Joshi joined HPCL in 1986. Since then he has held various key positions in Human Resources and Industrial Relations functions at HQO, Marketing and Refineries Divisions of HPCL.
He has been responsible for the design and deployment of key HR policies and practices that are employee oriented and aim at building high performance culture.
He spearheaded various HR practices with strong business focus in HPCL viz; Project Akshay – the leadership development programme, Productivity Improvement Initiatives, leveraged the IT Platform for Internal Customer care, various Technical & Behavioral training programs, HR- Business Process Reengineering (BPR), Implementation of JDE (HR), Health Management System, HR Green Credit etc.
Shri. J. Ramaswamy Director –Finance
Mr. J Ramaswamy took charge as Director – Finance, HPCL effective 1st October 2015. Prior to his taking over as Director – Finance, Mr. Ramaswamy was Executive Director – Corporate Finance of HPCL for over 2 years.
A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Mr. Ramaswamy brings with him rich experience of over 3 decades in handling various challenging assignments in HPCL in the field of Corporate Finance, Marketing Finance, SBU Commercial, C&MD’s Office, Internal Audit, Vigilance, System & Procedures, and Refinery Finance.
Mr. Ramaswamy has expertise in Financial Management, and is known for strengthening financial discipline, cost consciousness and commercial acumen in the Corporation, which is of immense benefit to the organization. He is also credited with effective treasury management in raising External Commercial Borrowing, Debentures and various other types of financial instruments at a very competitive interest rate as compared with the Industry.
He has various academic distinctions to his credit, and is a key technical speaker in in-house capability building seminars and workshops.
Shri Vinod S. Shenoy Director - Refineries
Mr. Vinod S Shenoy took charge as Director – Refineries, HPCL effective November 01, 2016. Prior to this he was the General Manager - Refineries Coordination of HPCL.
A Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from IIT Bombay, Shri Vinod Shenoy started his career with HPCL in June 1985. During his career spanning over 31 years, Shri Shenoy has held various positions in the Refinery Divisions and Corporate Departments of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and has wide exposure to the Petroleum Industry.
Mr. D B Gupta
Mr. D B Gupta is an IAS Officer of 1983 Batch of Rajasthan Cadre, Currently he is serving as the Additional Chief Secretary, Finance, Excise & Taxation Department, Government of Rajasthan. He is a post graduate in Economics and has completed MBA. He has served in Departments of Finance, Urban Governance, Planning, Agriculture in various capacities as Secretary/ Principal Secretary/ Additional Chief Secretary to Government of Rajasthan.
Ms. Aparna Arora
Ms. Aparna Arora, IAS is the Principal Secretary, Mines and Petroleum, Government of Rajasthan and was appointed as Additional Director with effect from 29-08-2016.
Ms. Arora is an IAS Officer of 1993 Batch of Rajasthan Cadre. She is a Post Graduate in Political Science and has served in Departments of Revenue, Finance, Cultural Affairs, Social Justice & Empowerment, Education, Health & Family Welfare in various capacities as Under Secretary/ Deputy Secretary/ Joint Secretary to the Government of Rajasthan.