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Vedanta Limited Appoints Samir Cairae to Lead Metals Division Across India

To Spearhead Operations, Strategy, Commercial & Asset Optimization of Metals’ Businesses

Jan 06, 2016   15:20 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

Vedanta Limited, India’s only diversified natural resources company has appointed Mr. Samir Cairae as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Diversified Metals (India). He will report to Mr. Tom Albanese, CEO, Vedanta Resources Plc and will be a member of Vedanta Executive Committee team.


“We are delighted to have Samir on board and look forward to his extensive experience in delivering sustainable growth and creating long term value for our shareholders. Samir will provide operational and strategic leadership for the performance of Vedanta Limited’s Aluminium, India Copper, Power, Iron Ore divisions in addition to Commercial and Asset optimization functions,” said Mr. Tom Albanese, CEO, Vedanta Resources Plc.


Prior to his appointment at Vedanta, Mr. Cairae held various leadership positions at Lafarge and Schlumberger. Mr. Cairae is an Electrical Engineer from IIT-Kanpur and has a Masters in Management from the HEC School of Management, Paris.


With his rich experience in managing global operations across some of the most reputed corporations, Mr. Cairae’sappointment is a part of the Senior Leadership key initiatives undertaken by Vedanta’s Human Resource for acquiring global talent to take Vedanta to new heights.


About Vedanta Limited (Formerly Sesa Sterlite Limited.)

Vedanta Limited is a diversified natural resources company, whose business primarily involves producing oil & gas, zinc - lead - silver, copper, iron ore, aluminium and commercial power. The company has a presence across India, South Africa, Namibia, Australia,Ireland, Liberia and Sri Lanka.


Vedanta Limited, formerly Sesa Sterlite Limited is the Indian subsidiary of Vedanta Resources Plc, a London-listed company. Governance and Sustainable Development are at the core of Vedanta's strategy, with a strong focus on health, safety and environment and on enhancing the lives of local communities. Vedanta Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange in India and has ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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