ONGC appoints current technical director as new chairman

ONGC appoints current technical director as new chairman

10:40 AM, 27th September 2017
Shashi Shanker currently technical director is appointed as new chairman of ONGC. © CSR Vision
Shashi Shanker currently technical director is appointed as new chairman of ONGC. © CSR Vision

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), India's biggest oil and gas producer has appointed Shashi Shanker as its chairman and managing director (CMD).

Shanker, is currently the director (technical and field services), ONGC, will take over the charge as CMD from October 1.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet under the Government of India has approved his appointment to the post of CMD, till the date of his retirement, an order issued by Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said. Shanker, 56, will have a nearly four-year term until March 2021.

He will replace Dinesh K Sarraf, who retires on September 30, upon attaining retirement age.

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