Management Team

Atul Desai

Shri Atul Desai

Shri Atul Desai is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Reliance Cement. He joined the Company in 2013. He leads the marketing, logistics and sales operations, product management, partnership marketing, customer service and customer retention. As a part of the marketing operations, he also takes care of RCC's media and industry relations, advertising, interactive programmes, communications as well as market and customer research.

Shri Desai brings with him a rich experience of 30 years. He started his career as a GET with GSFC and subsequently served to other leading companies including Star Cement and Ambuja Cement as Head of Operations & Marketing.

Shri Desai is a B.E. (Chemical) from Gujarat University and holds an MBA (Marketing) from South Gujarat University. He has also undergone a Senior Executive Programme at London Business School and Senior Leadership Programme at IMD Luccane- Switzerland.

A K Singh

Dr. A. K. Singh

Dr. A K Singh is Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Environment, OHS & CSR at Reliance Cement.

A PhD in Bio Science with specialization in Environmental Pollution, Dr. A K Singh leads all environmental impact assessment studies at Reliance Cement.

His area of specialization include environment management, Occupational Health & Safety (OHS), Corporate Sustainability Reporting, CSR, CDM and voluntary initiatives like ISO-14001, OHSAS-18001, SA-8000.

Dr. A K Singh has over 27 years of diverse experience in research projects with reputed entities like Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd., Atlas Cycle Industries Ltd and the Central Pollution Control Board.

An author of repute, Dr. A K Singh has published environmental study and research papers in major publications and has submitted special research papers at industry seminars across the globe.

Dr. Hari Dandi

Dr. Hari Dandi

Dr. H. R. Dandi is Head - Raw Material and Business Development at Reliance Cement. Dr. H. R. Dandi is responsible for development and execution of strategy for securing limestone and other corrective raw material required for manufacturing of cement. He handles everything from desk to exploration, identification, applications, mineral concession, resource evaluation, statutory requirements, liaison etc.

Dr. Dandi is a seasoned professional with an experience of 25 years in the areas of managing and developing mineral exploration, geotechnical Investigation, geo environmental investigations, mineral administration and mineral securing strategy. Prior to joining RCC he has worked with ACC, Government of Himachal Pradesh and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.

Dr. Dandi has done PhD (Geology) from Center of Advance Studies in Geology, Punjab University. He also has to his credit a UGC-National Scholarship and CSIR fellowship.

Arun Kumar Singh

Shri Arun Kumar Singh

Shri Arun Kumar Singh is Senior Vice President and Operations Head (Maharashtra) at Reliance Cement. He has been with the company since 2009.

Shri Singh is the Head for the group's upcoming projects in Maharashtra which include the Integrated Cement Plant at Mukutban and the Grinding Unit at Butibori. He is responsible for the initial organisation set up, projects completion and ensuring smooth plant operations thereafter.

Shri Singh comes with a wide experience of 40 years during which he has worked with prestigious names including Ambuja Cements Ltd, M/s Parsram & Co and Indian Navy.

Shri Singh holds a Degree and Diploma in Electronics Engineering from Naval Institute in Valsura.

Haribhanu Parihar

Shri Haribhanu Parihar

Shri Haribhanu Parihar is the Head Operations – Uttar Pradesh at Reliance Cement. He is looking after Operations of the Kundanganj Grinding Unit, and other upcoming projects in Uttar Pradesh.

Shri Parihar brings with him a rich experience of 30 years with expertise in strategic planning, scheduling, executing and spearheading numerous in house innovations and resource administration, with a flair for adopting modern methodologies in compliance with quality & statutory standards.

Prior to joining Reliance Cement, Shri Parihar served as a Unit Head with CK Birla Group Company. Shri Parihar has also been with reputed organisations like Rajashree Cement (An Aditya Birla group Co), Shree Digvijay Cement Company Ltd and Diamond Cement.

Shri Parihar is a B.Tech. Chemical Engineering from HBTI, Kanpur. He was a part of the IIM Ahmedabad, CK Birla Group Executive- Leadership Development Program in 2006. Shri Parihar has successfully completed QCX & Operation Training from FLS, DENMARK & ARL –SWITZERLAND besides other TPM , TQM and Other Management Development Programmes.

Abhijit Dutta

Shri Abhijit Dutta

Shri Abhijit Dutta is the Project Head of Butibori plant at Reliance Cement.

Shri Abhijit Dutta comes with a diverse experience of more than 21 years during which he has led Project management and Operations & Maintenance management of Cement Plants.

Prior to his stint at Reliance Cement, he has worked with ACC where he oversaw operations at various plant locations including Rajasthan, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Shri Abhijit Dutta completed his B.E. (Mechanical) from NIT , Silchar in 1991. He has also done a Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) course from JIPM, Japan.

Shri Sunil Sachan

Shri Sunil Sachan has joined Reliance Cement as the Vice president and Plant Head, Maihar in July 2014.

A Mechanical Engineer by qualification, Shri Sachan has rich experience in the Cement Industry, in Consulting as well as Operations.

Before joining RCC, Shri Sachan worked with Lafarge Cement for nearly seven years, lately, he was heading their IU at Chittorgarh, Rajasthan. In his career span of 28 years, he was associated with organizations like Cement Corporation of India, Ultratech and Holtec.