Board of Directors


    Anil Agarwal

    Non-executive Chairman

    Anil Agarwal is the Executive Chairman of Vedanta Resources Plc and the Chairman Emeritus of Vedanta Limited. He founded the Sterlite Group in 1979 and grew it into a pioneering conglomerate. Among India’s leading entrepreneurs, he has made positive contributions to community life and generated jobs by building and fostering successful businesses across multiple industries. He has over 40 years of experience across various industries.


    Pravin Agarwal

    Vice Chairman and Whole-time Director

    Pravin Agarwal is the Vice Chairman and Whole-time Director of STL, and the Non-Executive Chairman of Sterlite Power Transmission. He has been closely involved with the Group’s operations in India since inception and has been instrumental in the growth of its telecom and power businesses. He has rich experience in general management and administration that spans almost three decades.


    Dr. Anand Agarwal

    Group CEO and Whole-time Director

    Dr. Anand Agarwal has been the CEO of STL since 2003. Under his leadership, the Company has grown exponentially, from a leading provider of optical fibre to making digital inclusion possible through designing and deploying high-capacity converged fibre and wireless networks. He serves as a Whole-time Director on the Board of STL and its joint ventures in Brazil and China. He is also Director at AvanStrate Inc., an LCD substrate glass-manufacturing company headquartered in Japan. Anand is a BTech from IIT Kanpur and an MS and PhD in materials engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA. He joined STL in 1995.


    A.R. Narayanaswamy

    Non-executive and Independent Director

    A. R. Narayanaswamy is a commerce graduate from Sydenham College, Mumbai and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He joined the Board of STL in 2007. He is inter alia an Independent Director at Hindustan Zinc Limited and Sterlite Power Grid Ventures Limited. He brings extensive financial, strategic, and Boardroom experience to STL. He is also a management consultant with over four decades of consulting experience across accounting, financial management and information technology.


    Sandip Das

    Non-executive and Independent Director

    Sandip Das is one of Asia’s most respected telecommunications professionals and an acclaimed Chief Executive. He is on the Advisory Board of a UK-based investment company, reputation-management firm Astrum and Exhibitions India, besides consulting for international banks and investment companies. He was formerly the MD & CEO of Reliance Jio, Group CEO and Executive Director of Maxis Communications Berhad, Malaysia and CEO and Board Director of Hutchison Essar Telecom, India. He holds BE and MBA degrees, and is an alumnus of Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School, Boston.


    Arun Todarwal

    Non-executive and Independent Director

    Arun Todarwal is a partner at M/s Arun Todarwal & Co LLP, a Mumbai-based firm of Chartered Accountants, and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He has rich and varied experience in management consulting, finance and audit, spanning over four decades. He is an Independent Director in several listed companies.


    Kumud Srinivasan

    Non-executive and Independent Director

    Kumud Srinivasan is Vice President and Director of Non-Volatile Memory Fab Manufacturing and Automation Systems at Intel Corporation. She has spent 30+ years at Intel USA, leading multiple global functions, prominent being digital transformation and industrial automation. She is a seasoned leader, skilled at mobilising resources across organisation levels. Her management experience includes leading large teams in matrix, geo-dispersed organisations in the US, China and India. From 2012 to 2016, she served as President for Intel India. Kumud joined the STL Board in 2018, and her experience in key industry domains such as Internet of Things, R&D, manufacturing and semi-conductors is invaluable to the Company and its global customers.


    Pratik Agarwal

    Non-executive Director

    Pratik Agarwal is a Non-executive Director of the Company and is the CEO of Sterlite Power Transmission Limited. A Wharton graduate and an MBA from London Business School, he has over 10 years of experience in building core infrastructure assets in India. He founded the Group’s infrastructure business in 2009 and built it up to levels where it now has significant investments in ports, power transmission and broadband networks. He is also the Chairman of the Electric Power Transmission Association and Transmission Task Force of FICCI.