PGDBM (IIM-Calcutta), Ph.D (D.U.)
Specialisation: MCS & Strategic Management
Dr. Sanjay Kumar has extensive exposure to all facets of managing a business, having spent 31 years in prominent national and global firms (Foseco, Hindustan Unilever, BILT and Arcelor Mittal) and then 6 years in intensive academic activity.
His work experience include:
- Four years in Foseco exposed him to field sales, global work teams and research teams followed by setting up of the Corporate Planning cell with the CEO.
- Thirteen years in Hindustan Unilever exposed him to national sales responsibilities, product management, market development and budgeting for annual and 5 years business plans and finally managing a SBU in their Chemicals and Agriproducts Businesses. Left as Business Manager (Fine Chemicals); Nine years in BILT expanded his areas of responsibilities to global business development, divisional operations, and continuous improvements through training and responsibilities for implementing TQM and ISO 9000/14000 in their Chemicals Business. Left as Vice-President (Chloralkali and Phosphates); and 5 years in Arcelor Mittal exposed him to the global context as he was involved in due diligence, takeover and turning around of the acquisitions of the sick steel companies in Czech Republic, Poland and Algeria. It involved operational responsibilities in the running of the steel plants (and mines), and control over the subsidiaries, initially as Executive Director (Commercial) and later as CEO.