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16th April 2021

Arun Misra wins CEO of the Year award

– HZL CEO won the Business Leader Award for ‘CEO of the Year’
– Hindustan Zinc also bagged the ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year’

Udaipur, 16 April, 2021: In a double swoop at the Business Leader of the Year Awards presented by World Leadership Congress and Awards, Hindustan Zinc won the won ‘Most Innovative Company of the Year’ while their CEO – Mr Arun Misra was awarded as ‘CEO of the Year’.

Being at the helm of a mining giant during a time which was unprecedented, Mr Arun Misra guided Hindustan Zinc in quite an extraordinary way. The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown posed formidable challenges, but Mr Misra steered the ship head-on by embracing change and enhanced focus on innovation, technology and digitalisation. Under his leadership, Hindustan Zinc achieved operational excellence and set global benchmarks in setting sustainable social solutions benefitting the business, people and communities.

The ‘Most Innovative Company Award’ for Hindustan Zinc displays the type of culture that the organisation believes in. HZL has been at the forefront of adopting best-in-class technologies to gain and solidify a competitive edge in the mining industry, enhancing efficiencies and productivity along the way. The company has advanced well in the journey of leveraging digitalisation and to embrace new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and block chain capabilities in the future.

The Leadership Awards is all about Achievers, Super Achievers and Future Business Leaders. Th forum attracts the best organisations from around the world, to highlight, recognize and reward their ability to steer their businesses through turbulent times, applying the best of business modules to manage and keep their missions afloat.

About Hindustan Zinc Limited

Hindustan Zinc (NSE & BSE: HINDZINC), a Vedanta Group Company, is one of the world’s largest and India’s only integrated producer of Zinc-Lead and Silver. The Company is headquartered in Udaipur, Rajasthan in India where it also has its mines and smelting complexes. It is self-sufficient in power with installed captive thermal power plants and green energy plants including wind and solar power.

Sustainability & innovation is at the core of Hindustan Zinc’s operations. The Company is ranked 1st in Asia-Pacific and 7th globally in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2020 in the metal & mining sector, is certified as water positive, is a member of the FTSE4Good Index and a part of the prestigious ‘A’ List by CDP for climate change.

As a socially responsible corporate, Hindustan Zinc is committed to enhancing the lives of local communities through its social programs. The company is amongst the Top 15 CSR Spenders in India and is currently reaching out to 500,000 people across 189 core villages in Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.