Prashant Ruia

Prashant Ruia
  • Group Chief Executive Officer and Director, Essar Group, India

Indian industrialist. Since 1985, involved with the Essar's operations and management; has been a key member of the company's growth and diversification both within India and internationally. Today, Essar is a $39 billion multinational corporation with investments in steel, energy (oil and gas and power), infrastructure (ports and projects) and services (shipping, realty and outsourcing and technology solutions). With operations in more than 25 countries, it employs over 77,000 people. Was instrumental in the commissioning of the Vadinar refinery and the acquisition of Algoma Steel in Canada. Positions on various regulatory and professional boards.