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Indian Steel Association appoints Dilip Oommen as new president

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Indian Steel Association Dilip Oommen as PresidentOn 19th May 2020, Indian Steel Association  (ISA) unanimously appointed Dilip Oommen, CEO of ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India as the new President for the next two years with immediate effect after T V Narendran, CEO of TATA Steel stepped down on May 1, before the end of his term in August. This was decided in the Extra Ordinary Boards Meeting of ISA held on May 19, 2020.

Key points:

i.Dilip Oommen has more than 37 years of experience in the steel industry

ii.He is an alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

iii.Indian Steel Association (ISA) represents the interests of large steelmakers to central government ministries for mining and manufacturing, prices and foreign trade.

iv.TV Narendran, CEO of TATA steels stepped down as the president of ISA while the TAT steels withdrew its membership from the ISA due to a dispute over iron ore mining rights with JSW Steel.

About ISA:
Assistant Secretary General- Arnab Kumar Hazra
Director- Ravinder Kumar Bhan
Deputy Director- Priya Relan
Full Members- JSW Steel, Steel Authority of India Ltd, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd, Jindal Steel and Power ltd, Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd, ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel Ltd and TATA steel BSL Ltd.