Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited ropes-in Ex Lafarge CEO, Ujjwal Batria as Chief Operating Officer

New Delhi, June 28, 2018: Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited today announced the appointment of Mr. Ujjwal Batria as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company. As a part of his new role Ujjwal will lead
the company’s operations of sales & marketing, logistics, manufacturing and technical services departments.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Mahendra Singhi, Group CEO & Whole Time Director – Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, said “We continue to strengthen our leadership team and are pleased to have Mr. Ujjwal on board to head our manufacturing, sales & marketing and logistics teams. We are confident that his rich experience and leadership will be a tremendous asset for driving further our growth story”.

Mr. Ujjwal, an alumnus from Birla Institute of Technology, brings along 33 years of experience in the building materials industry, with a keen focus on structuring of teams, safe and timely project delivery, and realization of corporate objectives. He joins Dalmia Cement from Nuvoco Vistas Corp Ltd (formerly Lafarge India Limited) where he was the CEO and handled Cement, RMX and aggregates. Prior to this, he has been associated with Tata Steel (Cement Division), Century Textiles & Industries Limited (Cement Division) and Eicher Motors and has held key leadership positions. Mr. Ujjwal’s appointment is a part of the organization’s continuous effort to build strategic leadership team for its various growth initiatives.

Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd.
Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited (BSE Code: 533309 | NSE Symbol: DALMIABHA and listed in MSE), is a leading player in cement manufacturing since 1939. It has been globally ranked no. 1 by CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project). It is one of the largest and most diverse cement companies in India and is the world’s greenest cement company. With a growing capacity, currently at 26 MnT, it is also the fourth largest manufacturing capacity in the country. Spread across nine states and 12 manufacturing units, the company is also the category leader in super-specialty cements used for oil wells, railway sleepers and air strips and is the country’s largest producer of slag cement. It has lowest carbon footprint in the global cement industry. Visit us at http://www.dalmiacement.com