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Cairn appoints three health, safety executives

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Vedanta and today said it has appointed three senior executives with diversified experience from across the globe to further strengthen the company's and safety practices across various functional areas.

"With these latest hirings, the company aims to redesign the & Safety (HSE) programme to ensure that every operating unit has a and environment, that will help to meet their goal of becoming the in the industry," the company said in a statement.

has joined as the Chief & Safety Officer-Onshore for and to lead the HSE organisation at Barmer and also oversee the implementation of Process Safety Management across onshore operations.

Prior to joining Cairn, he was serving as a

Besides, has been appointed as the Chief Health and for SBU - Tight Facilities, Cairn and Gas. He was earlier associated with as VP, Corporate HSE and Risk Management Onshore, Offshore and Downstream.

has been appointed as Chief Health and Safety Officer, SBU - Tight Oil and Tight Gas Development, Cairn Oil and Gas. He is a certified ISO 14001 and OSHA 18001 Internal Auditor, and has joined from Argentina where he was holding the designation of a senior HSE His key role will be to build the HSE capability and excellence in his SBU, according to the statement.

"The three seasoned leaders along with impactful initiatives by Vedanta will support us to be amongst the top HSE players in the natural resources sector and strengthen our commitment of keeping sustainability and the well-being of all our stakeholders at the heart of all our decisions," Sudhir Mathur, CEO, said.

In accordance with Vedanta Cairn's recent investment plan of USD 850 million in the oil & gas business, the company aims to build an towards overall development, risk-reward mechanism and industry best safety practices, the statement said.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 15:50 IST