Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
CA (SAICA), CA (ICAI), B. Com (India)
Pushpender was appointed at VZI in December 2015. He has over 15 years of experience in the Mining and Metal industry across India, Australia and Africa with Industry experience of Aluminum, Power, Copper and Zinc Businesses. Pushpender is associated with Vedanta since 2007 and served Copper Mines of Tasmania in Australia, Talwandi Sabo Power Limited and Vedanta Aluminum Limited in India. During his tenure with Vedanta Group, he has handled various functions including Business Strategy, Growth Investment, Project finance, treasury, trade finance, business and financial control, Commercial, Marketing and Advocacy. He has extensive experience in the Business Transformation, Mining Operations, Business Strategy and Corporate Finance, Legal, Insurance and Risk Management, SOX, IFRS, Taxation, Strategic Sourcing, Marketing, Digital solution and People & Stakeholder engagement including Statutory authorities.
In addition to his role at VZI, sits on the Board of Mineral Council of South Africa, Executive Member of CII Indian Business Forum (IBF), South Africa, Ex-Chairman of International Zinc Association of Southern Africa and Board member of Vedanta International Operations South Africa, Namibia, Ireland and Australia. He is also a member of Northern Cape Provincial Growth & Investment Council (NCPGIC).