March 23, 2018
Tata Power announces appointment of Praveer Sinha as its new chief executive officer and managing director
Mumbai: Tata Power today announced the appointment of Praveer Sinha as the firm’s new chief executive officer and managing director with effect from May 1, 2018 to oversee the next phase of expansion of India’s leading energy and infrastructure player.
Mr Sinha is currently the CEO and Managing Director of Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL). TPDDL is a public private partnership (joint venture) between Tata Power and Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, supplying power to over seven million people in North and North-West Delhi.
Mr Sinha has over three decades of experience in the power sector and has been credited with transforming the power distribution sector and development and setting up of greenfield and brownfield power plants in India and abroad.
N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Power, said, “Praveer’s extensive experience in the power sector and his ability to drive performance, maximise returns and work seamlessly with stakeholders will be very valuable for Tata Power as it looks to strengthen and expand its position in fast-evolving energy market.”
“Tata Power is among the oldest and most iconic companies in the Tata group and it is my privilege to lead such an institution. I look forward to working with all our stakeholders and employees to take this company on its next stage of growth,” said Mr Sinha.
Mr Sinha holds a master’s degree in business law from National Law School, Bengaluru, and is also professionally trained as an electrical engineer. He is also a member of the faculty board at Faculty of Management Studies [FMS], and a member of Board of Governors at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi. He is a research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and is also a visiting Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA.