Ms Nishi Vasudeva, an Indian business executive, served as Chairman & Managing Director of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, a Fortune 500 company till March 2016.
She is the first woman in India to head an organization in the Energy sector and among the very few globally to head an Oil company. As CMD of HPCL, she was responsible for developing the vision and long-term objectives, improving growth and profitability, driving a high-performance culture geared towards operational excellence and consistent value creation for stakeholders.
Prior to assuming charge as CMD, was on HPCL Board as Director-Marketing and was responsible for pan India sales, brand building, efficient supply chain management, infrastructure development and leading the company’s foray into new business lines.
Her career at HPCL included leadership positions in Marketing, Corporate Strategy, Planning and Information Systems and has led key business transformation and organizational restructuring projects.
Ms Vasudeva is the first Indian to be awarded the Platts “Global CEO of the year” in the Energy sector and has several other awards & recognitions to her credit. She was presented the SCOPE award in the Individual Leadership category by the President of India for Excellence and Outstanding Contribution to Public Sector Management.