Essar Power Appoints Ankur Kumar as CEO of Renewable Business

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Essar Power announced the appointment of Ankur Kumar as the Chief Executive Officer of its renewable business division.

In this new capacity, Ankur Kumar will lead Essar’s strategy in transitioning towards green energy and fortifying India’s renewable energy landscape.

Boasting over 24 years of experience in renewable energy and public infrastructure sectors, Ankur Kumar brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role. His previous position as the Chief Executive Officer at ACME Solar Holdings saw him spearheading the strategic expansion of the company into green hydrogen and ammonia businesses, alongside expanding their geographical footprint.

Ankur Kumar’s responsibilities will include collaboration with the Essar Power board and leadership teams to build a robust portfolio in renewable energy. Additionally, he will focus on recruiting key talents to propel Essar Power’s green energy initiatives forward.

Prashant Ruia, Director at Essar Capital, expressed optimism about the appointment, stating, “Essar is aggressively pursuing its vision of transforming sector landscapes to green. With Ankur Kumar joining us, we hope to further our plans in the renewable sector. His wealth of experience and demonstrated leadership quality will help drive Essar Power towards a more sustainable future.”

Ankur Kumar’s leadership tenure at TBEA Xinjiang Sunoasis underscores his proficiency in achieving business objectives, fostering high-performance teams, and delivering projects within budget and timeline.

Ankur Kumar holds an MBA in finance and strategy from the Indian Institute of Management, Indore, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Delhi University.

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