Dalmia Cement (Bharat) has appointed Ujjwal Batria as the Chief Operating Officer, prior to this he has worked as Country CEO & MD at Lafarge.
Dalmia Bharat Group is a prominent player in India’s core manufacturing sector since 1935, with a national footprint. With a turnover of over 10,000 crore it has a strong presence in Cement, Sugar and Refractories. A leader in specialty cements and the worlds greenest cement company with the lowest carbon footprint, Dalmia Bharat has a significant presence in generic sugar, catering to several marquee brands. ET reports the Group also caters to an enduring and growing customer base in refractories and has forayed into sustainable power/energy.
Ujjwal has over 33 years of experience and he has worked previously with companies like Lafarge,Tata Steel, Century Textile Industries and Eicher Motors in leadership role.
Since 1999, Batria has been with Lafarge for the past 19 years and has held different positions across functions through the years. He brings with him rich and diverse experience in the construction material industry.
Ujjwal is graduate in engineering from Birla Institute of Technology.