Vedanta has appointed Sujit Patil as head of corporate communications.
He will lead all aspects of internal and external communication including branding, media management, social media, public relations and advocacy. Prior to joining Vedanta, Patil was the Vice President and head of corporate communications at Godrej. Patil is an Instrumentation Engineer from Pune University, MBA in Marketing and holds a Diploma in Advertising and PR from Welingkar Institute. He is member of the Arthur W Page Society as well as National Chair for branding and communication for CII - Young Indian’s (Yi).
Vedanta Resources plc is a global diversified metals and mining company with its headquarters in London, United Kingdom. It is the largest mining and non-ferrous metals company in India and has mining operations in Australia and Zambia and oil and gas operations in three countries. Its main products are copper, zinc, aluminium, lead, iron ore and petroleum.It is also developing commercial power stations in India in Odisha (2,400 MW) and Punjab (1,980 MW). The company is principally owned by Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal through Volcan Investments, a holding vehicle with a 61.7% stake in the business.