Essar strengthens Executive Leadership Team with senior appointment

Stanlow, 05 December, 2023: Essar Oil UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Nimish Khare to the position of Chief People Officer. 

Nimish is a growth-focused HR leader with more than two decades of experience of engagement, employee relations, talent and performance management in the UK and Europe.  With extensive experience in the information and technology sectors, Nimish has most recently worked at LTIMindtree where he was responsible for developing high performance teams and partnering with executive colleagues to build an inclusive and supportive HR culture and to implement people strategies to support the delivery of business objectives.

He has also held various senior leadership positions at Coforge, Wipro Technologies, Infosys Technology and STMicroelectronics and has helped steer the teams at these companies through innovative and transformational people strategies.  Nimish is an electrical engineer and holds an MBA from the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune.

Deepak Maheshwari, CEO Essar Oil UK, said: - “I am pleased to welcome Nimish to my executive leadership team in the key role of Chief People Officer.  Our focus is on driving performance today and transforming for tomorrow and I know Nimish will play a key role to support our teams as they develop to deliver our ambition of being the UK’s first low carbon refinery.”

Rahul Taneja, Managing Director Essar Capital said: - “Developing high performing teams through an inclusive and supportive culture is an essential component of achieving our Essar Energy Transitions ambitions.  I look forward to working with Nimish to develop a people strategy that can support the delivery of these ambitions”.