president, TQM and Steel Business, Tata Steel
Anand Sen is responsible for the Steel Business, including marketing and sales, technology and for the promotion of Total Quality Management across Tata Steel India. He graduated from one of the premier engineering institutions of the country, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur (B Tech, Hons), as a metallurgical engineer. Subsequently, he completed his post-graduation studies in marketing from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and also has an Executive M.B.A. from CEDEP at INSEAD, France. Sen has worked across marketing and sales, strategy and business leadership, operations, maintenance, supply chain and projects, in his more-than-three-decade-long career. Sen is on the board of Tata Steel Processing and Distribution Ltd. (chairman); NatSteel Holdings Pvt. Ltd. (chairman); Tata BlueScope Ltd.; The Tinplate Company of India Ltd.; and JCAPCPL, a JV with Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metals Corp. He is also board member of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. Sen is vice president of the Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) and chairman of its Ferrous division. He is chair of the AIST India Member Chapter. He is also a member of the advisory committees of the Centre of Excellence in Steel Technology at IIT Bombay and IIT Madras. In addition, Sen is an elected Corporate Member of the All India Management Association and chairman of CII’s Logistics & Supply Chain Taskforce for the Eastern Region. He was awarded the Essar Gold Medal of the Indian Institute of Metals in 2004 and the IIM Tata Gold Medal in 2012. IIT Kharagpur has recently conferred him the Distinguished Alumnus Award 2017 for his exceptional professional achievements in the industry.