At The Helm

UltraTech Cement is led by a dynamic team of individuals who have played a defining role in the growth of the organization over the years. Their vast experience has given them unique insights into the needs of our various stakeholders. These insights fuel our strategic directions and have enabled UltraTech Cement to become the leading manufacturer of cement in India and one of the leading cement producers globally.

Board Of Directors

Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla


UltraTech Cement Limited.

Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla is the Chairman of the US $44.3 billion multinational Aditya Birla Group, which operates in 35 countries across six continents. Over 50 per cent of its revenues flow from its operations outside India.

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Mrs. Rajashree Birla

Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Rajashree Birla is a Director on the Board of all major Aditya Birla Group companies. She also serves as the Chairperson of The Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development at Aditya Birla Management Corporation Ltd.

Ms Alka Bharucha

Independent Director

Ms. Alka Bharucha began her career with Mulla&Mulla&Craigie Blunt & Caroe, and joined Amarchand & Mangaldas as partner in 1992. In 2008, she co-founded Bharucha & Partners which, since inception, has been ranked by RSG Consulting, London among the top fifteen firms in India.
For years, Alka has been ranked by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal amongst India’s leading lawyers. Alka chairs the transactions practice at Bharucha & Partners. Her core areas of expertise are mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, banking and finance.
Alka has particular experience acting for financial services clients as well as those in the power and logistics sector. She is also actively engaged in representing trans-national corporations for investments in retail, defence and manufacturing space.

Mr. Arun Adhikari

Independent Director

Arun Adhikari is an alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He has also undergone an Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. He joined Hindustan Lever Limited as a Management Trainee in 1977 and worked with the Unilever Group in India, UK, Japan and Singapore. His areas of responsibility include strategy, corporate development, sales, consumer research and marketing, culminating in general management and leadership roles. He retired from Unilever in January 2014.

Mrs. Sukanya Kripalu

Independent Director

Mrs. Sukanya Kripalu is a graduate from St. Xavier's College and an alumni of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. She specializes in the field of marketing, strategy, advertising and market research, among others. Her experience includes working with leading corporates like Nestle India Limited, Cadbury India Limited and Kellogg's India. She was also the CEO of Quadra Advisory and is presently the Director at Sukanya Consulting.

Executive Team

Mr. K. C. Jhanwar

Managing Director,

UltraTech Cement Limited.

Mr. Jhanwar is a Chartered Accountant with over 37 years’ experience, of which 34 years' have been with the Aditya Birla Group. He has held various roles in Finance, Operations and General Management across the Cement and Chemicals Business of the Group, including greenfield and brownfield expansions.

Mr. E R Raj Narayanan

Chief Manufacturing Officer

Mr. Vivek Agrawal

Group Executive President, Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Atul Daga

Whole-time Director & Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ramesh Mitragotri

Chief Human Resource Officer