Shri Avinash Kumar Verma, Managing Director, OPaL
Shri Avinash Verma, assumed charge as Managing Director of OPaL on Monday, 15th April 2019. He succeeds Shri Avinash Joshi, IAS, whose tenure got over on 22nd February 2019. Shri Avinash Verma has close to four decades of experience in the field of petrochemical and hydrocarbon sector focusing on sales, business development, team leadership, organization building, strategy formulation & implementation, driving business growth & profitabilit
Prior to his appointment as MD-OPaL, he was working as Executive Director, Petrochemicals with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL), a globally recognised, fortune 500 company. Shri Verma has been associated with IOCL since 1983, in various positions in Oil & Gas and Petrochemical marketing. Shri Verma also piloted the launch of its Petrochemicals business.
Shri Verma is well known in the country’s Petrochemical industry and has been closely working with various Government-recognised bodies. He was on the Board of Directors of Indian Synthetic Rubber Pvt Ltd. and oversees responsibilities as the Vice President of Chemical & Petrochemical Manufacturers Association. He is also the Co-Chairman of Chemicals & Petrochemical Industry Committee in FICCI.
Shri Verma is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate of 1982 batch from G.S. Institute of Technology & Science, Indore, and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon.
Shri Pradosh Kumar Basu, Chief Financial Officer
Shri Pradosh Kumar Basu has joined ONGC Petro additions Limited(OPaL) as Vice President – Finance on 1st January, 2018. He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) from (The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India - ICWAI) 1990 batch. In addition to this he is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, USA.
Shri Basu has a rich experience of around 29 years in the field of Business Finance, Controlling, Strategy, Fund Management, Risk Management, Commercial and Business Planning, Performance reporting, Audit Management in Oil, Gas and petrochemical organizations. Prior to joining OPaL he was working with Qatar Petroleum as Head of Business Finance & International Operations.
Shri Subodh Prasad Pankaj
Company Secretary and Compliance Officer
Shri Subodh Prasad Pankaj, Company Secretary, has over 22 years of experience in the field of Secretarial and Legal . Prior to Joining OPaL , he was working with HMT Group at Bangalore as Company Secretary . He has also worked with Jindal Group , Bellary Steels Group as Legal & Company Secretary . He is a Postgraduate in Commerce( Gold Medalist) , LL.B, DCLM and ACIS (London) . He is fellow member of Institute of Company Secretary of India (ICSI).