Sajjan Jindal

Chairman, JSW Group

An accomplished Business Leader and a second-generation entrepreneur, Mr. Sajjan Jindal had the foresight to lead the Steel industry and JSW in particular on a transformational journey, contributing significantly to India’s growth philosophy. A mechanical engineer, Mr. Jindal led the JSW Group through some of its most exciting phases, including JSW Steel and JSW Energy going public in 1995 and 2009-10, respectively. Today, the Group takes pride in expanding the business landscape across Infrastructure, Sports and Cement, with the Group’s revenues over USD 13 billion for the year ended March 31, 2018. A firm believer of the “Make in India” philosophy, Mr. Jindal has been awarded at many global platforms for his contribution and commendable work. He has recently been awarded the “CEO of the Year 2019” by Business Standard (India’s leading business publication) & “Best CEO Award 2019” by Business Today Magazine. He has also been recognized as “Outstanding Business Leader of the year 2018” by IBLA - CNBC TV18 (India’s leading business news channel). He was also awarded the JRD Tata Award 2017 for “Excellence in Corporate Leadership in Metallurgical industry”, and the “2014 National Metallurgist Award: Industry” instituted by the Ministry of Steel, Government of India. His keenness to give back to the society and a desire to improve the lives of individuals, led to the formation of JSW Foundation which is committed to provide the means to empower individuals to bridge the socio- economic divide and contribute to the creation of equitable and sustainable communities. The Foundation is proud to have touched the lives of over 1 million people by providing them with opportunities for a bright and sustainable future. A renowned and respected practitioner of sustainable business practices, Mr. Jindal is a noted member of the Executive Committee of the World Steel Association (WSA), past President of Indian Steel Association (ISA) as well as the former President of the Institute of Steel Development & Growth (INSDAG). He is also a Council member of the Indian Institute of Metals.