JSL's Strategic Ascent: Tarun Khulbe Takes the Helm

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Jindal Stainless Limited sees a leadership shift as Mr. Tarun Khulbe ascends to the role of Chief Executive Officer & Whole Time Director. The Board acknowledges his leadership prowess and strategic vision. With JSL poised for growth, this move allows Managing Director Mr. Abhyuday Jindal to focus on strategic vision. Khulbe, an industry veteran, brings 35 years of experience to steer JSL's profitable expansion, having played a pivotal role in previous successes, including the operational turnaround of JSL's Jajpur facility.


In a significant development, the Board of Directors at Jindal Stainless Limited (JSL) has greenlit the elevation of Mr. Tarun Khulbe to the position of Chief Executive Officer & Whole Time Director. This strategic move aims to establish a professionally managed and cohesive organizational structure as JSL enters a crucial phase of growth and expansion.

The decision to entrust Mr. Khulbe with this pivotal role is underpinned by his exceptional leadership skills, strategic acumen, and unwavering commitment to core values. A veteran of the industry with approximately 35 years of experience, Mr. Khulbe has been instrumental in steering JSL towards profitable growth.

Having served as Whole Time Director since May 2018, Mr. Abhyuday Jindal, the Managing Director, will continue to hold this designation alongside his role as CEO. His focus will now extend to the strategic vision of the company, aligning with the evolving needs of the organization.

Mr. Khulbe's journey with JSL spans nearly two decades, during which he has garnered a comprehensive, 360-degree exposure to all facets of operations. His leadership played a pivotal role in the success of JSL's recent and past expansion endeavors. Particularly noteworthy is his instrumental role in the operational turnaround of JSL's Jajpur facility, a crucial factor in the company's subsequent financial resurgence.

Joining JSL as a General Manager for the Cold Rolling Mills at Hisar, Haryana, in October 2004, Mr. Khulbe's tenure has been marked by transformative achievements. His leadership at the Jajpur facility showcased his ability to lead high-performing teams and drive value and volume expansions.

In August 2012, he assumed the role of Director and Chief Operating Officer for JSL, overseeing the entire spectrum of stainless steel operations. Mr. Khulbe's tenure at JSL has been characterized by impactful contributions to operations, business development, supply chain management, people practices, and IT enablement.

Prior to his tenure at JSL, Mr. Khulbe commenced his career with Raymond Steel, later merging into ThyssenKrupp. His rich and varied industrial experience spans India and Germany. An engineering graduate from MITS, Gwalior, he furthered his academic pursuits with an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.


As Mr. Tarun Khulbe assumes the role of Chief Executive Officer & Whole Time Director at JSL, the company enters a phase of strategic evolution. This leadership transition, endorsed by the Board, recognizes Mr. Khulbe's proven track record and sets the stage for continued growth and success. With Mr. Abhyuday Jindal's refined focus on strategic vision, JSL positions itself for a dynamic future under the seasoned guidance of its leadership team.

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