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Kamalesh Das appointed Director (E, R&D), BHEL


Haridwar, 1 Mar: On his appointment as Director on the Board of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Kamalesh Das, 57, has assumed charge as Director (Engineering, R&D) of the Public Sector engineering and manufacturing enterprise.
Prior to this, as Executive Director, Das was heading various business verticals at BHEL’s Industry Sector, which is responsible for carrying out the company’s diversification and growth initiatives. Major verticals in his portfolio included Renewable Energy, Industrial Systems, Electrical and Transmission Products.
Earlier, he was also the head of various manufacturing units of BHEL like Insulator Plant, Jagdishpur, Electro-Porcelains Division, Bengaluru, and Component Fabrication Plant, Rudrapur.
Das is an Engineering Graduate from Calcutta University and also has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management. He joined BHEL as an Engineer Trainee at the company’s Insulator Plant in 1982.
Das has over 36 years of holistic and hands-on experience in energy, transmission and industrial systems. During his career in BHEL, he has developed and demonstrated a comprehensive set of competencies in various value chain activities like marketing, engineering, production, commercial, project management, human resource & industrial relations, legal management, project finance and strategic management.