Sterlite Power, a leading global power transmission player, announced the appointment of Anoop Seth as an independent director of the company. Seth is a distinguished leader in the infrastructure and finance sectors. He has held leadership positions in companies such as AMP Capital, Bank of America, Bechtel Corp, IDFC, Reliance Industries, Standard Chartered Bank, and IL&FS Energy. He will advise the Board and leadership team on matters related to strategy and growth.
Commenting on the appointment, Pravin Agarwal, Chairman, Sterlite Power, said, “I am delighted that Mr. Anoop Seth is joining the Sterlite Power Board. His significant experience in finance and infrastructure sector will stand us in good stead as we continue to make rapid strides in the power sector.”
Anoop Seth, Independent Director, Sterlite Power, added, “I am pleased to join the Board of Sterlite Power and look forward to advising and supporting the leadership team in their journey to build a world class organisation.”
Mr. Seth has an illustrious career spanning thirty-five years, in financial services and several infrastructure sectors. He completed his MMS from BITS Pilani in 1982 with a major in Finance, and Executive International Management Programme from INSEAD, France in 1993.
Sterlite Power is a leading global developer of power transmission infrastructure with projects of over 13,670 circuit kms and 24,800 MVA in India and Brazil. With an industry-leading portfolio of power conductors, EHV cables and OPGW, Sterlite Power also offers solutions for upgrading, uprating and strengthening existing networks. The Company has set new benchmarks in the industry by use of cutting-edge technologies and innovative financing. Sterlite Power is also the sponsor of IndiGrid, India’s first power sector Infrastructure Investment Trust (“InvIT”), listed on the BSE and NSE. Sterlite Power has been recognised with prestigious global awards from S&P Global Platts and International Project Management Association (IPMA).