New Delhi: Sujoy Choudhury is new has been appointed as (Planning & Business Development) of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL). Accordingly, he has assumed charge of the post on Wednesday. “The Government has appointed him on the Board of the company with effect from February 23,” Indian Oil informed in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges on Wednesday. According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Sujoy Choudhury with effect from the date of his assumption of charge of the post till August 31, 2024, i.e. the date of his superannuation, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Choudhury is a Mechanical Engineer and an MBA (Finance) from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He possesses more than three decades of rich experience across various functions of the oil industry like engineering, retail sales and petrochemicals (Marketing).
Before his elevation as Director (P&BD), Choudhury was heading Indian Oil’s Punjab State office wherein he was in charge of all petroleum activities in the States of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, and in the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh and Chandigarh.
Choudhury has been instrumental in strengthening the Oil infrastructure of the State / UT’s, introduction of Winter Grade Diesel for high altitude areas, development of specialized lubricants for FMCG industry, the introduction of geotextiles and steel-concrete composite structures for construction in hilly terrains etc.
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