Soma Mondal has been appointed as the new Chairman of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) on December 31, 2020. Prior to her new appointment as the Chairperson, Mondal was serving as SAIL’s Director (Commercial).
Mondal is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela in 1984. She began her career as a Graduate Engineer Trainee at NALCO and rose to become Director (Commercial) at NALCO. She then joined SAIL in 2017 as the Director (Commercial).
As Director (Commercial) she has been instrumental in introducing new marketing strategies and products at SAIL. Under her leadership, SAIL launched niche branded products like NEX (Structural) and SAIL SeQR (TMT bars). Both these products have emerged as best-in-class in their respective categories.