(Appointed w.e.f 20.05.2019)
Mr. Manoj Gupta is a Civil Engineering graduate from prestigious NIT, Jaipur and a MBA from Podar Institute of Management, Jaipur. Mr. Gupta joined Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. in 1993 and since worked in varied assignments, including Aviation and Retail Sales. As a State Level Coordinator of Haryana State, he was responsible for maintaining close coordination with other Oil
Marketing Companies & State Government, to maintain uninterrupted supply of petroleum products in the entire State.
He has headed two very strategic and high volume Divisional office namely Panipat and Kolkata. As the head of the Divisions, he focused on creating a more enabling and inspiring workplace, leveraging technology and infrastructure augmentation and capability building of channel partners. With in-depth knowledge and acumen in Retail Sales , he had been closely associated with
Kolkata Port Trust and WBHIDCO(West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Dev. Corporation). Under his leadership many Government sites were procured and state of the art Retail Outlets were developed. Mr. Gupta was a core member of prestigious Retail transformation program (Dhruva) undertaken by IndianOil with international consultants. He was the chief architect for creating FIT, SEVA, AWESUM, DARPAN’(Dealers Score card) initiative undertaken by Project Dhruva. Monitoring of entire Field Force/ ROs were carried out through online leaderboard from Head Office.
He introduced Capability building and engagement of Dealers, Managers and Customer attendants through renowned professional agencies. To enhance job knowledge and engagement of field force, he introduced weekly online quizzes, which was wholeheartedly taken by all. Mr. Gupta’s above strategic initiative and network/customer centric approach has contributed a lot in improvement of look & feel and brand image of the Corporation under Project Dhruva. He believes that collaboration is the mantra for success.
Mr Girish Ranjan is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate with Post. Graduate Diploma in Management from IMI, Delhi.
Mr Ranjan possesses a wide experience of over 21 years in IOC with exposure in LPG (Engineering & Operations) and Retail Sales. He has rich experience in Retailing of auto fuels including Sales and Network expansion. As a State Level Co-ordinator of Jammu & Kashmir State, he was responsible for maintaining close coordination with other Oil Marketing Companies & State Government and also to keep uninterrupted supply of petroleum products in the entire State. He also headed Retail Functions of Jammu Divisional Office and was overall responsible for Retail Business of Auto fuels. Mr. Ranjan was a core member of prestigious Retail transformation program undertaken by IndianOil with international consultants in the year 2016.
Bachelor in Engineering (Chemical), Management from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India.
· Experience prior to joining in IOC:
Worked in two multinationals Companies namely M/s Rishiroop Rubber Industries and M/s Chemox Chemical Industries Ltd as Shift-in-charge for one year prior to joining in IOCL.
· 25 Years Experience in IOCL, India:
Joined in 1996. Worked in IOCL Kandla Terminal as Shift Officer for seven months (after three months of joining) during “Management Training”. In the process, I have learnt Terminal Operation, Rail/Roadtransportation and Tanker operation, Co-ordination with Shipping Agent, Port Authorities and Statutory bodies. Posted at Grease Manufacturing Plant at Vashi (Navi Mumbai)for four years and worked as Shift-in-charge.Monitored implementation of “PAHAL” (DBTL) LPG project and Holding certificate of PAHAL, a Guinness Book of World Records.Worked under Bhopal Divisional Office for two and half years and learnt Shed business. Worked in Institutional Lubes Sales and Technical Services for 12 Years in different capacity and different places ( Field officer for 11 years and HOD at State Office for one year). Handled Retail Lube Sales at State Office level for four years as HOD. Worked in IOCL marketing HO and looked after OEM business development ,major tie-up and framing of Policy for Retail Lubricant Business.
Overseas Exposure :
Got opportunity to be member of selection Process of Servo Lube Distributor in Bangladesh. Visited Automobile Industries in Bangladesh. Selected for attending Business Conference at Lubrizol, USA Plant , Ohio and training at R&D, USA Lubrizol.Witnessed Steel /Car/ other Plant Operations at Beijing and Shanghai (China). Attended Management Study at Beijing University as part of “Threshold Version 23.0” program in FY 2018-19.
Challenging Assignment handled:
Regularly takes challenging assignment other than routine work e.g. successfully organised Mega Cycle Rally at Indore , India for 20,000 &50,000 cyclists in January 2018 and January 2019, respectively. The program was chaired by Hon’bleMinister of MoP& NG., GoI. Cycle Rally conducted in 2019 is a Guinness Book of World Record.
Mr.Venu Pradeep R is a B.Tech graduate from Anna University,Chennai and a M.B.A from Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Tiruchirapalli.
Mr.Venu Pradeep joined Indian Oil Corporation Ltd in the year 2008. His decade long career spans over Marketing Operations and Procurement functions in Indian Oil Corporation. During his tenure at Tuticorin Port Terminal and Chennai Fore Shore Terminal ,both being a costal locations, he gained expertise in various aspects of Terminal operations such as Tanker, Bunker ,Pipeline operations with an acumen in handling Maintenance, Safety and Quality issues of the Terminal. Mr.Venu Pradeep also served as Contracts Manager at Regional Contract Cell of IOCL, where he has handled tenders of worth more than Rs.1000 crores through e-tendering. He has also secured Professional Diploma in Public Procurement by AIMA, New Delhi.