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Nayara Energy Appoints Prasad K Panicker As Director and Head of Refinery

In his new role, Prasad will spearhead the business and operations of Nayara Energy’s Vadinar refinery.

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Nayara Energy today announced the appointment of Prasad K Panicker as Director and Head of Refinery and company’s Board of Directors, effective February 17, 2020.

In his new role, Prasad will spearhead the business and operations of Nayara Energy’s Vadinar refinery. He will lead, manage and direct Refinery operations to achieve safe, reliable and efficient implementation of programs and project schedules. He will report to B. Anand, CEO, Nayara Energy and also joins Nayara Energy Board.

Before joining Nayara Energy, Prasad was the Executive Director of BPCL Kochi Refinery. He brings over 36 years of diverse oil & gas industry experience, managing complex and challenging assignments in a highly competitive and policy-driven environment. He has deep expertise in refinery strategy & operations, risk management and health and safety.

Prasad K Panicker, Director and Head of Refinery  – Nayara Energy said, “Nayara Energy, with its world-class asset, strong domestic presence and global parentage, offers a unique opportunity in transforming the energy industry. I am delighted to join the team and Board. I look forward to working with my colleagues in providing expertise and leadership to further strengthen the Vadinar refinery to scale new heights as a global benchmark.”

Prasad holds an MBA from School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science & Technology along with a degree in Chemical Engineering from Government Engineering College, Thrissur, Kerala.


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