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02 Mar 2022 -National Prof. Sunil Sharma joins as Chief – Strategy, Innovation & Business Collaboration at Tata Power
–Prof. Sunil Sharma joins from IIM Ahmedabad–

Prof. Sunil Sharma has joined Tata Power as Chief – Strategy, Innovation & Business Collaboration from March 1, 2022.  Sunil will bring his expertise in chartering the strategic roadmap for transformation at Tata Power, collaborating within and outside the organization to put the strategy into execution, and harnessing innovation and business collaboration for growth. He will be working closely with, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power.

Sunil joins from IIM Ahmedabad, where he has been a faculty member in Strategic Management, Strategy Implementation, and Strategy & Innovation. Sunil’s specialization is in strategy formulation under uncertainty, innovation management and organizational capabilities. At IIM Ahmedabad, he has held key administrative positions including Chairperson for the one-year MBA program and Executive Education, and Member of the MBA program review committee. Prior to joining IIM Ahmedabad, Sunil has worked for 16 years in large corporates like McKinsey, ONGC and NTPC. He has also served as Independent Director for ZEE Entertainment and Madhya Gujarat Vij Company Ltd. Prof . Sunil holds a Fellow Program in Management (PhD) in Strategy from IIM Ahmedabad.

Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD of Tata Power, welcomed him saying, “Sunil brings in tremendous value, with a unique combination of academia and corporate. We look forward to Sunil contributing to the transformation and growth journey at Tata Power, towards achieving its long–term goals and becoming the ‘Utility of the Future’”.

About Tata Power:

Tata Power (NSE: TATA POWER; BSE: 500400) is one of India’s largest integrated power companies and together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed/managed capacity of 13,171 MW. The Company is India's most progressive green energy brand, with operations across the entire power value chain - generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission & distribution, coal & freight, logistics, and trading.

The Company had developed the country’s first Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. With 4.3 GW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro, and waste heat recovery accounting for 33% of the overall portfolio, the company is a leader in clean energy generation.

It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India viz: Powerlink’s Transmission Ltd. with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi, Maithon Power Ltd. with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1,050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand.

Tata Power is currently serving more than 12 million consumers via its Discoms, under public-private partnership model viz Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. with Government of Delhi in North Delhi, TP Northern Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited, and TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited with Government of Odisha.

With a focus on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation as an integrated solutions provider by looking at new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and microgrids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation & smart meters et al.

With its 107 years track record of technology advancements, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care, and green initiatives, Tata Power is well poised for multi-fold growth and is committed to lighting up lives for generations to come. For more information visit us at: www.tatapower.com


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