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Profile of Mr. Anand Sen
(President of The Indian Institute of Metals : 2018-19)

Mr. Anand Sen is responsible for the Steel Business including Marketing & Sales, Technology and for the promotion of TQM across Tata Steel India. He graduated from one of the premier engineering institutions of the country, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (B Tech, Hons) as a Metallurgical Engineer. Subsequently, he completed his Post Graduation in Marketing from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and also has an Executive MBA from CEDEP at INSEAD, France.

Professional Journey

Mr. Sen has worked across Marketing and Sales, Strategy and Business Leadership, Operations, Maintenance, Supply Chain and Projects, in his more than three decade long career.

Under his leadership Tata Steel has:

  1. 1. Successfully challenged the Deming Application Prize in 2008 and Deming Grand Prize in 2012.
  2. 2. Witnessed major first-of-its-kind technological developments for example Graphene as Coating Material.


Mr. Sen is on the board of 6 companies: Tata Steel Processing and Distribution Ltd. (Chairman), NatSteel Holdings Pvt. Ltd. (Chairman), Tata BlueScope Ltd. The Tinplate Company of India Ltd., JCAPCPL; a JV with Nippon Steel Corporation and Bhushan Steel Ltd. He is also board member of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar.

Mr. Sen is the President of the Indian Institute of Metals. He is the Chairman of Association for Iron & Steel Technology, India member Chapter. He is also a member of the advisory committees of the Centre of Excellence in Steel Technology at IIT Bombay and IIT Madras.

Mr. Sen isChairman of CII’s Logistics & Supply Chain Taskforce for the Eastern Region. He co-chairs Confederation of Indian Industry, National Committee on Steel.

Accolades and Awards

He was awarded the Essar Gold Medal of the Indian Institute of Metals in 2004 and the IIM Tata Gold Medal in 2012. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has recently conferred him the Distinguished Alumnus Award 2017 for his exceptional professional achievements in the industry.He has been recently awarded with ‘AIST 2018 Steel Maker of The year’ award to recognize his exceptional contributions to the steel industry.