Apar Industries Appoints Mr. Manish Agrawal as CEO for Conductor & Telecommunications Businesses

Apar Industries appointed Mr. Manish Agrawal for its Conductor & Telecommunications business segments. Read to know more about his appointment. 

by Damodharan N

Updated Jul 03, 2024

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Apar Industries Appoints Mr. Manish Agrawal as CEO for Conductor & Telecommunications Businesses

Apar Industries Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Manish Agrawal as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its Conductor and Telecommunications businesses, effective July 2, 2024. This decision was based on the recommendation of the Nomination and Compensation-cum-Remuneration Committee and approved by the Board of Directors.

Mr. Agrawal is an experienced professional in the energy infrastructure sector, with over 27 years of expertise. Before joining Apar Industries, he was the CEO and Whole-Time Director at Sterlite Power Transmission Limited, where he led the Global Products & Services Business.

He is known for his advocacy of disruptive technologies and his significant contributions to policy-making in manufacturing, EPC, and infrastructure. His efforts have greatly influenced initiatives like Make in India, public-private partnerships, and the modernization of transmission and distribution infrastructure.

An alumnus of Harvard University, Mr. Agrawal also holds executive leadership credentials from IIM-A and ISB, Hyderabad, and has a degree in Engineering and an MBA from Federation University, Australia. His appointment follows his recent resignation from Sterlite Power in April 2024, as the company prepared for its initial public offering (IPO).

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Apar Industries Ltd  

APAR Industries Ltd, founded in 1958 in India by Shri Dharamsinh D. Desai, started as a small conductors company and has grown into a diversified billion-dollar conglomerate. Now operating in over 140 countries, APAR is a trusted manufacturer and supplier of conductors, various cables, specialty oils, polymers, and lubricants.

With a strong focus on innovation, efficiency, and integrity, APAR excels in providing advanced solutions and is dedicated to tackling 21st-century challenges such as sustainable practices and fair global business operations.

Apar Industries Appoints Mr. Manish Agrawal as CEO for Conductor & Telecommunications Businesses - FAQs

1. Who is the new CEO for Apar Industries' Conductor & Telecommunications businesses?      

The new CEO for Apar Industries' Conductor & Telecommunications businesses is Mr. Manish Agrawal.

2. When does Mr. Manish Agrawal's appointment as CEO take effect?  

Mr. Manish Agrawal's  appointment  will take effect from July 2, 2024.

3. Which company did Mr. Agrawal work for before joining Apar Industries?  

 Mr. Agrawal worked for Sterlite Power Transmission Limited.

4. What roles did Mr. Agrawal hold at Sterlite Power?  

 Mr. Agrawal held position of the CEO and Whole-Time Director.

5. What is Mr. Agrawal known for in his professional career?  

 Mr. Agrawal is known for advocating disruptive technologies and influencing policy in manufacturing and infrastructure.

6. Which prestigious universities did Mr. Agrawal attend?  

 Mr. Agrawal attended the key universities Harvard University, IIM-A, ISB Hyderabad, and Federation University, Australia.

7. Why did Mr. Agrawal leave Sterlite Power?  

He did not specfiy the reason for his resignation as the company prepared for its IPO in April 2024.

8. When was Apar Industries Ltd founded?    

 Apar Industries Ltd was founded in 1958.

9. Who founded Apar Industries Ltd?  

Apar Industries Ltd was founded by Shri Dharamsinh D. Desai.

10. What are the main products of Apar Industries Ltd?  

 The main products of Apar Industries are  Conductors, cables, specialty oils, polymers, and lubricants.

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