Directors’ Institute – World Council Of Directors, an esteemed entity under the World Development Corporation (WDC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jyoti Narang as the Chairperson of Heidelberg Cement. Ms. Narang’s appointment underscores Heidelberg Cement’s commitment to strong governance and leadership. The Directors’ Institute congratulates Ms. Narang on her new role and looks forward to her contributions to the industry.

Ms Jyoti Narang

Heidelberg Cement, AG, began its India journey in 2006 with the acquisition of erstwhile Mysore Cement, Cochin Cement, and a joint venture with Indorama Cement. Post-restructuring and expansion at its Central India plants, its installed capacity increased to 5.5 Million Tonnes from 2.3 Million Tonnes. Following the acquisition of Italcementi in 2016, the Group has more than doubled its presence in India, with 4 Integrated Cement plants, 4 Grinding Units, and a Terminal, bringing its installed capacity in India to about 14 Million Tonnes. Currently, cement is sold in 12 states where it’s brands are well accepted by its loyal customers.

“We are pleased to announce that Ms. Jyoti Narang has assumed the role of Chairperson at Heidelberg Cement,” said Mr Zeeshaan Pathan, Group managing director World Development Corporation. “Jyoti Narang’s appointment as Chairperson of Heidelberg Cement is a testament to her exceptional leadership skills and strategic vision. Her appointment will undoubtedly drive positive change within the organisation, fostering innovation and diversity in leadership.”

Ms. Narang, aged 63 years, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in BA Economics (Honours) from Lady Shriram College for Women, University of Delhi, and an MBA in Finance from the University of Delhi. She has also completed her executive education in Advanced Management Programme from Harvard Business School, Strategic Marketing from International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, and Brand Management from Wharton University of Pennsylvania.”The Directors’ Institute, known for its commitment to excellence in corporate governance, is proud to have facilitated this appointment,” added the spokesperson.

Ms. Narang’s appointment as Chairperson of Heidelberg Cement is effective immediately, and she is poised to lead the company towards its goals of long-term profitability and sustainable growth.For more information, please find Ms Narang profile and photograph attached below.