New Delhi, 15 April 2023 : The Public Enterprises Selection (PESB) held interview for the selection of Director (Marketing), GAIL (India) Limited. The PESB has recommended the name of Shri Sanjay Kumar for the post of Director (Marketing), GAIL (India) Limited. He is presently serving as Executive Director, GAIL (India) Limited and Managing Director of Indrapratha Gas Limited (IGL).
A Mechanical Engineer from IIT Kharagpur and an MBA, Kumar brings to IGL a rich domain experience of over 34 years in gas sector during his tenure in GAIL (India) Limited. This cross-functional experience since 1988 when he joined GAIL (India) Ltd., has enabled him to gain deep insight of gas and LNG value chain.
Before joining IGL, he was responsible for overseeing and growing GAIL’s Gas Marketing and Transmission business. In 2011, Kumar was tasked with setting up GAIL’s overseas LNG trading subsidiary GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte Ltd in Singapore.
This was the first such subsidiary created by any Indian oil and gas public sector unit, and over the next five years, Kumar played an important role in developing this subsidiary into a well-established player in the global LNG market. He has also been GAIL’s nominee director on the boards of Maharashtra Natural Gas Ltd (MNGL) and GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.