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JSW Infrastructure appoints Arun Maheshwari as joint MD & CEO

April 26, 2019: JSW Infrastructure has appointed Arun Maheshwari as its joint managing director and chief executive officer (CEO). Maheshwari will report to Sajjan Jindal, chairman, JSW Group and oversee the next phase of company growth and expansion. He will be based in Mumbai.

Arun Maheshwari, joint MD and CEO, JSW Infrastructure
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Arun Maheshwari, joint MD and CEO, JSW Infrastructure

April 26, 2019: JSW Infrastructure has appointed Arun Maheshwari as its joint managing director and chief executive officer (CEO). Maheshwari will report to Sajjan Jindal, chairman, JSW Group and oversee the next phase of company growth and expansion. He will be based in Mumbai.

Maheshwari has been associated with JSW Group since November 1995 and has handled multiple roles and responsibilities, including his role as executive vice president (commercial), JSW Steel. With over two and half decades of experience in the steel industry, he has been responsible for sourcing major steel and power generating raw materials, corporate strategy, and international marketing.

Commenting on the appointment, Jindal, said, "Arun has extensive experience in handling multiple responsibilities within the JSW Group. He has proven his abilities in driving performance, enhancing returns and working seamlessly with stakeholders. His experience and performance ability will be valuable as JSW Infrastructure looks to grow and expand its position in the Indian infrastructure sector."

Maheshwari's appointment coincides with JSW Infrastructure's plans to increase its capacities to 200 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) by 2021, with a view to focus on grasping cargo trade opportunities in India and internationally. JSW Infrastructure currently operates ports and terminals across Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa. It is also developing terminals at Paradip to enter new avenues of coastal shipping and achieve economies of scale. Internationally, the company operates a terminal at Fujairah Port.

JSW Infrastructure is the part of the $13 billion JSW Group.

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