Vedanta Limited, a globally diversified natural resources conglomerate, has appointed Sonal Shrivastava as its Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1, 2023.
Shrivastava brings more than 26 years of financial leadership across sectors as the company continues its next phase of growth. She joins Vedanta from Holcim Group where she worked as the CFO for Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa operations.
"Sonal’s global experience and successful track record of delivering robust financial outcomes across sectors makes her a valuable addition. We are confident that she will play a vital role in the company’s future years," said Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta.
In her role as CFO, Shrivastava will spearhead the group’s financial strategy and be responsible for accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations, financial planning and analytics, while driving digitalisation and profitability. She will work with all internal and external stakeholders to develop and deliver business goals.
"Vedanta has made remarkable strides and there are considerable prospects for further growth. I look forward to contributing to the company's success by leveraging strategic and financial initiatives and working collaboratively to develop and implement strategies that accelerate performance and enhance value for all stakeholders,” said Shrivastava.
Shrivastava holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from BIT, Sindri and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.