Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. Appoints Gajanan S. Kale As New CEO

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. Appoints Gajanan S. Kale As New CEO

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL), a leading power utility supplying electricity to a populace of 7 million in North Delhi, today announced the appointment of Gajanan Sampatrao Kale as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), with effect from 19th April 2024. Kale joins after his predecessor, Ganesh Srinivasan moved to KEC International as President-T&D with effect from April 18, 2024.

Commenting on the appointment of Kale, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “I welcome Gajanan as the new CEO of Tata Power-DDL. With his extensive experience in the distribution domain, I am confident that he will lead Tata Power DDL to new heights of success.”

Prior to joining Tata Power-DDL, Kale was the Chief Executive Officer of TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited from 2021 to 2024. He has also served as the CEO of Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd (TPADL) from 2018 to 2020. He has been with Tata Power group since 2003. This is his second stint with Tata Power-DDL. During his previous tenure at Tata Power-DDL in the Operations and Commercial verticals, he spearheaded major projects for Operations Transformation, Network Revamping, Business Process Reengineering of Revenue Management, and Resource Planning & Management.

Talking about his new role as the CEO,G. S Kale said, “I am honoured to join Tata Power-DDL and thankful to the board for appointing me as the CEO. Tata Power-DDL has a rich legacy of technological advancements and excellence in the power distribution sector, and I am committed to building on that legacy. Together with the talented team at Tata Power-DDL, I look forward to driving growth, fostering innovation, and delivering value to our customers and stakeholders.”

Kale holds an M. Tech in Integrated Power Systems from the National Institute of Technology, Nagpur University. He graduated with a B.E. degree in Electrical Power Systems from Amravati University. He holds an MBA degree in Finance. Mr. Kale is an alumnus of the prestigious IIM Ahmedabad where he pursued an Advanced Management Program.

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