Arun Kumar Singh, who presently holds two key duties at disinvestment-bound Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), is set to be the following Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the oil marketing major. He has been suggested for the BPCL CMD post by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) board on Monday. He is filling in as Director (Marketing) in the same Maharatna PSU and furthermore holds extra charge of the post of Director (Refineries). As of now, BPCL's Director (HR) K Padmakar holds the extra charge of the BPCL CMD post. Padmakar was given an extra charge of the post in September 2020 after Rajkumar's superannuation.
"PESB recommended the following name for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd - Arun Kumar Singh" the official statement mentioned.
Singh has been suggested for the post of CMD of BPCL from a rundown of six competitors, who were met by the choice board. Every one of the competitors, who were on the rundown, were from BPCL.
About Arun Kumar Singh
Singh is a Mechanical Engineer with the main position from the National Institute of Technology, Patna. He has huge experience of 31 years in the oil area. He has headed different situations in BPCL in retail, LPG, pipelines, production network enhancement. He has likewise stood firm on the foothold of President (Africa and Australasia) in Bharat PetroResources Ltd (BPRL), a completely possessed auxiliary of BPCL. He was additionally a Director on the leading body of Bharat Gas Resources Limited, an entirely claimed auxiliary of BPCL. In December 2020, Singh was given the extra charge of Director Refineries at BPCL.
About Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is an administration controlled oil and gas organization settled in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG). The partnership works two enormous processing plants of the nation situated in Kochi and Mumbai. The organization is India's second biggest downstream oil organization and is positioned 275th on the Fortune rundown of the world's greatest enterprises starting at 2019. BPCL positioned 672 in the Forbes 2018 rundown. The PSU is set to be disinvested in the current monetary year.