Ajit Kumar Saxena assumes charge as chairman and managing director of MOIL (Manganese Ore (India) Limited). Prior to it, Saxena held the position of director for operations at the RINL-Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant.
He has worked in the steel industry for 36 years and has a broad range of technical, operational, and project management skills.
In 1986, he began his work at Steel Authority of India (SAIL) as a management trainee for technical. Throughout his lengthy employment at SAIL, he held a number of positions, including chief general manager for Mills, IISCO, Burnpur, and general manager for the Bhillai steel mill, among others.
Located in Nagpur, India, MOIL is a state-owned miniratna manganese ore mining corporation. It is India's top producer of manganese ore, holding a 50% market share.
11 mines are run by MOIL in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra neighbouring districts.
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