Mr. Vhatte, joined Vedanta in 1993 as Assistant Manager and presently heads the Value Addition Business (VAB) of the company. In his role he is responsible for the growth of the VAB along with Plant Operations, Sales of Pig Iron, Met Coke and Power. His leadership and strategic approach has helped VAB to become the largest merchant pig iron producer in India at the lowest cost among peer groups. Mr. Vhatte championed the successful expansion of Pig Iron, Met Coke and Power Plant raising the unit capacity to 800 K Mt of Pig Iron.
Prior to this, he has worked with Kalyani Steels, Pune for eight years as a Project & Maintenance Engineer. He brings with him more than 31 years of experience in the Pig Iron, Metallurgical Coke, Waste Heat based Power Plant and Steel Industry.
Mr. Vhatte holds a Degree in
Electrical Engineering and MBA in Finance from IGNOU.