Vedanta has appointed Sujit Patil as Head of Corporate Communications effective June 29, 2017. Patil will lead all aspects of internal and external communication including branding, media management, social media, public relations and advocacy. Prior to joining Vedanta, he was the Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications at Godrej.
Patil said, “I am indeed delighted and honoured to join Vedanta and look forward to contributing towards further enhancing its brand, reputation and reach to a different level. Vedanta has delivered outstanding growth and value to its shareholders through volume, operations and strategy. The company is on an exciting growth path towards becoming a leading global diversified metal and mining and oil and gas conglomerate with its base in the fastest growing and emerging economy, India. I eagerly look forward to being a part of Vedanta in this exciting phase of growth.”
Patil is an Instrumentation Engineer from Pune University, MBA in Marketing and holds a Diploma in Advertising and PR from Welingkar Institute. He brings 22 years of rich experience at large conglomerates like Emerson, Tata and Godrej. He has had fruitful stints in sales, marketing and branding, strategy, corporate communications and PR. He is a member of the prestigious Arthur W Page Society as well as National Chair for branding and communication for CII - Young Indian’s (Yi).