Arun Kumar Shukla on Wednesday took charge as the chairman and managing director of Hindustan Copper, an official release issued by the company said. He had joined the company in 2018 as director (operations), it said.
A mining engineer graduate of 1985 batch from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, and M.Tech in Environmental Engineering, Shukla has a vast experience in the mining industry.
He started his career at Central Coalfields, where he worked for more than 21 years. Shukla also worked as Executive Director in NMDC.
On deputation from NMDC, he had served as managing director at Jharkhand State Mineral Development Corporation.
Hindustan Copper posted 83 per cent jump in net profit for the year 2018-19 to Rs 145.74 crore, compared to the previous fiscal, riding on higher production and sales volumes.