Nishi Vasudeva is the first lady to be appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation. Before taking over as the CMD, she served as the Director of Marketing and Executive Director-Marketing Coordination. She has had an impressive experience of 36 years in diverse functions such as corporate strategy & Planning, Information Systems and LPG Strategic Business Unit. Ms. Vasudeva was a key member of the Sundararajan Committee, constituted by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, which carried out an in-depth analysis of the Petroleum sector and was instrumental in laying down several key reforms. She has also been elected as the Vice President to the Executive Committee of the World Petroleum Council in a toughly contested election. She is also a recipient of many awards such as ‘CMO Council Top 25 Outstanding marketing leaders of India’, ‘CIO 100 Award’ for four consecutive years and the FICCI, FLO Exceptional Women Achievers award, 2014 for her exceptional achievement in the corporate field. A noteworthy mention would be the fact that the former President of India, Ms. Pratibha Patil was also one of the women facilitated on the same occasion.
Nishi Vasudeva receiving her award