The Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd (CPCL) has said that Gautam Roy, executive director, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) has been appointed as managing director of CPCL. The company has received a letter in terms of this from the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India.
He has assumed the charge as Managing Director of CPCL from October 14, 2014, it said.
The 56-year old official is a Chemical Engineer from Jadavpur University, Kolkotta, and has over three decades of professional experience in Refinery Operations & Management in IOCL. He has served in diverse capacities in IndianOil's various refineries- Gujarat, Barauni, Mathura and also at Refineries Headquarters, New Delhi. Prior to this appointment he was executive director (in charge), Gujarat Refinery.