Sep. 13, 2021 - State-owned Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), also known as Vizag Steel, on Monday said Atul Bhatt has assumed charge as CMD of the company. He succeeds P K Rath who retired as CMD on May 31, after serving the company for 38 years. Prior to this, Bhatt was the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of MECON, RINL said in a statement.
As per the statement, he is a graduate from IIT, Delhi in Chemical Engineering and holds a Postgraduate Degree in Management from IIM, Calcutta.
Earlier, he has also served NMDC as an Executive Director (Business Development and Corporate Planning), and ArcelorMittal as General Manager (Mergers and Acquisition). He began his career from Tata Steel as a Graduate Trainee in 1986.
While RINL is a special steel-making player operating a 7.3-million tonne (MT) steel plant in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, Ranchi-headquartered MECON offers a full range of services required to set up a project from concept to commissioning including turnkey execution.