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BALCO appoints Ramesh Nair as Chief Executive Officer

KOLKATA: Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO), a Vedanta Group Company has announced the appointment of Ramesh Nairas its chief executive officer (CEO). 

Mr Nair has over 20 years of experience in the metals industry and has previously worked in the Group for 11 years in multiple functions before assuming overall leadership role at 
Sterlite Copper as its chief operating officer. 

Speaking on Mr Nair's appointment, Mr Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta said: "I am glad to have Ramesh Nair as Balco CEO and have a strong belief that he will be able to steer BALCO to its full potential." 

BALCO has a 2.45 lakh tonne integrated aluminium smelter with 810 MW thermal power plant. It is in the final stages of commissioning a new state-of-art 3.25 lakh tonne per annum aluminium smelter with a 1200 MW thermal power plant at an investment of around Rs 10,000 crore.